Betel Literary Publication Group – Administrative Support Volunteer
Our Betel Literary Publication group is compiling a series of literary works from our members which include personal memoirs, life experiences, literary fiction, reflections of life in Canada and poetry. Are you familiar with Microsoft Word and able to transcribe written text into word format; have excellent typing skills and would like to contribute to this exciting project? Work could be done at the centre or at home on an on-going and flexible basis.
Betel Literary Publication Group – Editing Support Volunteer
This role requires expertise in substantive and straight copy editing; and excellent English language spelling and grammar skills. Work can be done at the centre or at home on an on-going and flexible basis.
Yiddish Conversation Club Facilitator – Mondays or Tuesdays (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
Our members would like a program where they could converse and brush up on their Yiddish. The Facilitator needs to be fluent in Yiddish and English, have strong interpersonal and leadership skills, and can provide a welcoming and comfortable environment for all participants. Other responsibilities include preparing source materials to support conversation (poems, music, worksheets and exercises).
Meals on Wheels Drivers
This program provides seniors with a nutritious meal and a security check. Routes are available weekdays between 11 am – 1 pm. Volunteers are needed to can provide back-up support when one of our regular volunteers is unavailable.
Trained volunteers visit seniors in their home who are socially isolated. Provide companionship, support and reassurance. Visits take place once a week for 1-2 hours.
At Home Respite
Volunteer relief is provided to caregivers (age 55+) who are looking after a loved one at home. No nursing or physical care is provided. Visits are once a week for 3 hours.
Food Prep and Cashier – Monday to Friday (9:00 am – 11:30 am)
Volunteers will prepare and serve breakfast items; handle the cash and keep the cafeteria area tidy and clean. Must be able to stand for long periods of time; handle pressure and enjoy serving the public. Previous experience in light food prep and working a cash register is an asset.
Food Server – Monday to Thursday (11:30 am – 2:00 pm) and Friday (11:00 am – 1:00 pm)
Volunteers will serve hot food items and prepare items for take-out. Must be able to stand for long periods of time; handle large serving utensils; work over hot, serving trays; and able to handle multiple requests. May also provide back-up for the cash.
Cafeteria Assistant – Monday to Thursday (11:00 am – 2:00 pm) and Friday (11:00 am – 1:00 pm)
Assistance is needed in keeping the cafeteria clean and tidy. Volunteers are responsible for clearing the tables; keeping the tables clean; carrying trays for customers who require assistance; and interacting with our members and visitors. Must be mobile; able to stand for short periods of time; able to carry at least 5 lbs; friendly, outgoing and show initiative.