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(Cummings) Volunteer Supervisor- Food Services for Community

Federation CJA

Federation CJA

People & HR, Operations
Canada · Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2023

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Job Title

Reporting to

Volunteer Services Staff Associate

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Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors (CJCS)

Job Summary

The "Food Services for Community" initiative “ Café Soleil” is a collaboration between the JEM Workshop, Zera Café, Ometz and the Cummings Centre, which provides an inclusive community space providing socialization opportunities to diverse populations, through food services, resulting in the improved quality of life of participants.

It aims to:

• Address community food security issues by making healthy, kosher, affordable food available in a community environment;
• Address the isolation challenges of vulnerable populations (ie: seniors, low-income adults and those with mobility issues) by offering a normalized environment in which individuals can socialize and feel welcome among peers and others;
• Increase awareness of the value - and reducing the stigma - of neurodiverse employment and demonstrating the abilities of neurodiverse employees;
• Create new volunteer opportunities for seniors and people of all ages
• Enhance the quality of life of seniors and neurodiverse adults;


• Support the ongoing recruitment and promotion of diverse, multigenerational, multi-cultural volunteers of all ages
• Creation of volunteer responsibilities and placement of volunteers
• With support from a cross-agency professional team, responsible for onboarding of volunteers, including orientations and trainings
• On site supervision to volunteers
• Oversee daily volunteer operations (scheduling, hands-on training)
• Dissemination of materials

Education, Knowledge and Skills

• Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience
• Excellent communication skills
• Minimum 3 years relevant experience
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
• Excellent organizational and innovation skills
• Experience with the 50+ population and / or neurodiverse adults a strong asset
• Previous experience with volunteers an asset
• Strong computer competencies

Application Procedure


Schedule: 1 year Contract - 25 Hours/week
Start Date: April 3, 2023

Hiring Policy requires proof of Covid-19 vaccination