Kitchen Help and Cooking Volunteer

(Darling Home for Kids)

Position ID: V-HVC0336 Last Full Update: 05 Mar 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsThe Darling Home for Kids is a children's residential, respite and hospice Home located in rural Milton. We provide care to children who are medically-fragile and/or technology-dependent and their families.
ContactErin Huber, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, The Darling Home for Kids; Phone: 905.878.7673 ext 218; Email:
Duties- Preparation of home cooked meals for our children on open respite weekends  
- Preparing freezer meals for our staff to utilize at later dates  
- Running errands to pick up groceries (reimbursement by organization and/or in-kind donation) 
- Cleaning and organizing our kitchen 
- Tidying up after a volunteer shift
More Info
BenefitsHome training provided, free parking
ClientsChildren 0-18 years who are medically fragile and/or technology dependent.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Couples ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Interest in cooking/baking, knowledge of kitchen appliances and utensils, cleaning and maintenance of a kitchen. Must understand safe-handling of food and be comfortable cooking independently.  
Suitable for anyone over the age of 18. Volunteer + support person encouraged to apply.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; 8 month minimum commitment
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours4 / Month
Dates and TimesSchedule flexible based on volunteer schedule, may work with other volunteers. 
Individuals able to commit weekly/bi-weekly or monthly on a consistent schedule will be given priority.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
Number of PositionsMilton: 3 individual(s) 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationCar required - Not on bus route ; Not on bus route, own transportation required
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameDarling Home for Kids
Office Phone905-878-7673
Toll Free Phone1-877-406-7673
Address & Map
5657 15th Side Rd
Milton, ON L9T 0C8