Food Prep Team - CityKidz

(CityKidz, CityKidz Youth Programs)

Position ID: V-HVC0556
Last Full Update: 08 Nov 2023

Opportunity Details: Food Prep Team - CityKidz


We believe every child matters and every child counts.

CityKidz was founded on a big dream to see a future free of child poverty; a future where all children have equal opportunity to thrive and achieve their full potential. 

Through faith, hope and love, we seek to transform lives and end child poverty, one child at a time.

Contact Tracye Veldhuis, Volunteer Coordinator, CityKidz; Phone: 905-544-3996; Email:

Do you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of children by putting together healthy meals to feed hungry bellies? If yes, joining the food prep team may be the perfect role for you! 

As a CityKidz Food Preparation Team Member, you will have the opportunity to work in a team of up to 5 to organize, sort, and prepare meals for every child that attends CityKidz on a Saturday. In this role, you will have the opportunity to further develop your skills with teamwork and organization, as well as being quick on your feet.  

During your shift at CityKidz as a Food Preparation Team Member, you will be 1 of 5 team members to assist in following the meal plan for that shift, making sure each lunch bag has been filled correctly with no items missing. Once the lunch bags have been filled correctly and children are arriving, You, along with your team members, will go into the CityKidz theatre and start handing out meals. It is you and your team that must ensure each child gets a meal. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Provide nutritious meals to each child attending a Saturday program by following the meal plan. 

  • To work efficiently to ensure meals are prepared before children begin arriving at CityKidz. 

  • To display love as you work as a team to hand out meals to each child attending. 

  • Respond to and solve any food related calls shared over the walkie-talkie.   

  • Ensure the kitchen is kept clean before starting new food preparation tasks. 

  • Maintains adequate inventory of supplies; requests additional supplies when needed. 

  • At the end of the shift, the Food Preparation Team will wash all dishes, sanitize all surfaces, and sweep and mop the floors. 

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Ages 16 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of Interest Child Care ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Food Services / Nutrition
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Team Work
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) - Seasons go from September-December and then March-July
Interaction Level Small Group
Minimum Hours 3 / Week
Dates and Times Saturday: Morning, Afternoon
Seasons Spring ; Fall
Location 601 Burlington St. East Hamilton Ontario
Number of Positions Burlington ; Hamilton ; Oakville 
15 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training on the job
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements CityKidz will send a specific PC Letter to use when applying for your police check.
Start Date On or after 11 Nov 2023

Agency Details: CityKidz, CityKidz Youth Programs

Office Phone 905-544-3996
Fax 905-544-4077
Address & Map
601 Burlington St E
Hamilton, ON
Canada L8L 4J5
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