Food Security Support Worker – Full Time, 8 week contract
Woodfield Gate - London, ON
Closing Date for Applications:
Contract Dates: June through September 2022
All Position Subject to Approval by Service Canada – Canada Summer Jobs
Candidates must be between 18-30 years old
About Indwell: We are a Christian not-for-profit charity that creates affordable housing communities and supportive programs to people seeking health, wellness, and belonging. Founded in 1974, we continue to grow and thrive to build high quality energy efficient housing and inclusive living, uplifting our society. Our belief is that every employee is a leader contributing to transform lives through HOPE and HOMES. Being a part of our amazing team you will be fulfilled working together with others who are genuinely invested in Indwell's mission to serve people impacted by poverty and homelessness. To learn more, go to: indwell.ca/our-model
Position Description: The Food Security support worker will work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to promote housing stability for marginalized individuals, and supporting health, wellness and community belonging.
Hours of Work: Full time, 35 hours per week. Some flexibility is required to meet program needs, including evening and weekend hours. This position is a temporary contract, ending after 8 weeks (subject to approval).
Duties for this position include:
- Planning input and facilitating food programs.
- Menu planning, preparation, and packaging for 35-40 individuals daily, with some special occasions involving an additional 30 meals per day.
- Maintaining a safe and healthy environment, including light cleaning of common areas and kitchen.
- Supporting the integrated pest management program.
- Following applicable regulations, policies, and procedures.
- Food gardening
- Working in collaboration with Food Program Facilitator
Skills: A valid Food Handler’s certificate. The successful candidate should demonstrate a warm, sensitive and caring approach, the ability to work independently, be flexible, organized, responsible, and take initiative. Must have strong problem-solving skills, be able to maintain good interpersonal relationships and have a genuine interest in supporting people living with mental illness.
Requirement: As a health care provider, Indwell requires evidence of Full-Covid 19 vaccination.
Education/Experience: Minimum High School diploma. Experience in food programs or services an asset.
Remuneration: $15/hour; hours and position length subject to approval of Service Canada – Canada Summer Jobs.
To Apply: Please apply online at www.indwell.ca/careers. We thank all applicants; however, only applicants that are being considered will be contacted.
Personal information submitted will be used only for employment opportunities within Indwell in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.
Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Indwell’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
Indwell exists to provide hope and homes for all. Our supports, services, and employment are open to people from every creed, race, ethnicity, sex, ability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Indwell's leadership are motivated by the example of Jesus Christ as reflected in Indwell's statement of faith. Indwell engages with diverse communities; we actively identify and remove barriers that prevent people from accessing and participating in our services and organization.