Volunteer Coordinator

Calgary Meals on Wheels is a not-for-profit organization that delivers approximately 2,300 meals each day, more than 463,000 meals a year to Calgarians in need. While our well-known Home Meal Delivery Programs serves our principal clients; we have five programs which serve individuals, families, school children and community groups.

We are currently hiring for the exciting role of Volunteer Coordinator to work within our fast-paced Volunteer department and report to the Volunteer Manager.  This is a 14-month maternity leave coverage.  The successful candidate would be an energetic, self motived, results oriented individual who can prioritize tasks, take direction well and has excellent data entry skills with an emphasis on accuracy.

The main functions of the of Volunteer Coordinator are to schedule volunteers in a meaningful position and to continually support volunteers within their volunteer placements to ensure a rewarding experience.  The Volunteer Coordinator maintains the volunteer database, ensures all delivery routes are filled by the appropriate number of drivers and orientates new volunteers and provides ongoing training, resources and communication materials.

The successful candidate must possess a great attitude, have the ability to work well in a team as well as independently.  It is essential that the successful candidate have a well-defined sense of diplomacy including solid negation skills, conflict resolution and people management

 Requirements:

  • Previous volunteer coordinator experience along with a strong knowledge of volunteer services
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to make sound decisions in a timely manner
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Strong attention to detail is a must
  • Excellent Microsoft Office knowledge, specifically Word, Outlook & Excel
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license with clean driver’s abstract
  • Clear police check and vulnerable sector search is mandatory

At Calgary Meals on Wheels we value a casual, friendly environment that recognizes the importance of work/life balance.  The hours of the role are Monday to Friday, 7:30 – 3:30.  Please forward resumes, along with coversheet and salary expectation to volunteer@mealsonwheels.com.  We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


 

General Kitchen Aide – Job Posting

Calgary Meals on Wheels is a not-for-profit organization that delivers approximately 2,300 meals each day, more than 463,000 meals a year to Calgarians in need. While our well-known Home Meal Delivery Programs serves our principal clients; we have five programs which serve individuals, families, school children and community groups.

We are currently hiring for the role of General Kitchen Aide to work within our fast paced Production team and report to the Production Manager.  The successful candidate would be an energetic, self motived, results oriented individual who can prioritize tasks, take direction well and adaptable to assisting in other areas as needed.

The main functions of the General Kitchen Aide are to work with our meal assembly team, assisting in the preparation, portioning and packaging of client menu items while following established safe food handling procedures. The ability to work on a fast paced production line is essential.

The successful candidate must possess a great attitude, be punctual, a real team player and comfortable working in a cold environment.

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Proficient in spoken English
  • Previous Food Service Aide experience an asset
  • Must be comfortable standing for long periods of time
  • Preference will be given to those who have previous Food Safety Training
  • Knowledge of WHMIS standards
  • Clean police record

At Calgary Meals on Wheels we value a casual, friendly environment that recognizes the importance of work/life balance.  The hours of the role are Monday to Friday, 6:15 to 2:15.  Please forward resumes, along with coversheet and salary expectation to productionmanager@mealsonwheels.com.  We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.