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Elders' Wisdom Program - Food Prep and Meal Cook

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Position description: 

Do you like cooking and planning healthy meals for others? Do you enjoy giving back to the community and connecting with people through food? Come join us for 4 hours a week.

The Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society's (VAFCS) Elders' Wisdom Program is seeking individuals to help with meal planning, preparation, serving and general kitchen duties and clean up.

VAFCS is seeking volunteers to fill positions on:

  • Wednesday (Kitchen Lead)
  • Thursday

​Weekly from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

  • Plan healthy meals on a limited budget
  • Remain mindful of elders' physical and spiritual needs or requirements
  • English is an asset
  • Ability to work in a team with a helpful and cooperative attitude
  • Pleasant, mindful disposition 
  • Experience in preparing and serving lunch is an asset, but not necessary
Role is suitable for: 
English as a second language (ESL)
Additional Information: 

Short interviews will be conducted on Tuesdays and Fridays but can be modified to accomodate your schedule if needed. Training is provided.

Please visit: http://www.vafcs.org for more information about the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society.

How to apply: 
Email eventscoordinator@vafcs.org or apply online: https://form.jotform.com/62456089968272
Contact person: 
Contact phone: 
Other Volunteer Opportunities: 

Do you want to get up and moving - and involved? Come join us for 4-hours a week and lend us a hand as we package and prepare food bank donations for our weekly Elders' program. 

Help divide, plan, organize, and sort donations for elders' and be part of a great community and cause.

We are seeking a volunteer to help for Wednesdays, from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

Volunteer skills: 
Seniors Programs
Serving Meals & Food Hampers
Volunteer Centre: 
Our Mission is to provide the practical tools for accomplishing our visionary ends through socioeconomic programs and services; that empowers self-reliance, responsibility, success, and prosperity, for all urban aboriginal individuals, families, and community. Our Vision is a thriving, self sustaining, culturally based urban aboriginal community that is holistically balanced; spiritually, emotionally, physically, and mentally. Our Values; --Respect, --Honesty, --Culture, --Compassion
Position type:
Position start/end date:
12 Sep 2016
Time Committment:
4 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays
Work location:
Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society
1607 E Hastings st
Vancouver, BC V5L 1S7