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Grande Prairie Friendship Centre – Community Kitchen Volunteer

Grande Prairie Friendship Centre
September 11, 2023
October 10, 2024
10507 98 Avenue Grande Prairie, AB T8V 4L1, Grande Prairie
Time Commitment
Volunteers for this position are typically expected to commit to a minimum of 2 hours to assist with meal prep and cleanup. Shifts may vary, but will align with your availability.
Start Date
Minimum Age
Contact Name
Orren Anderson
Contact Phone Number
(780) 933-0787


To inquire about our requirements for volunteers, more information, or to apply for volunteer position, email the GPFC's Volunteer Coordinator at orrenanderson@gpfriendship.com.


The Grande Prairie Friendship Centre (GPFC) is excited to offer new volunteer roles to the community of Grande Prairie! Join our team as a Community Kitchen Assistant and play a pivotal role in providing nutritious meals to individuals and families in need. Your dedication to meal preparation, cleanliness, and teamwork will make a significant impact on our community, ensuring that no one goes hungry.


Training Details

1. Meal Preparation:
Assist with meal planning and preparation under the guidance of our kitchen staff.
Follow recipes and portion control guidelines to ensure consistent quality and quantity of meals.
Handle food safely, including chopping, peeling, and cooking ingredients.

2. Food Service:
Help serve meals to community members with respect and dignity.
Ensure that meals are presented attractively and in an organized manner.
Accommodate dietary restrictions and preferences as needed.

3. Cleanliness and Sanitation:
Maintain a clean and sanitized kitchen environment.
Wash dishes, utensils, and cooking equipment promptly.
Follow proper food safety and hygiene protocols to prevent contamination.

4. Inventory Management:
Assist in checking and organizing food inventory.
Notify kitchen staff when supplies are running low to avoid shortages.
Label and date food items for proper rotation.

5. Team Collaboration:
Work cooperatively with kitchen staff and fellow volunteers.
Communicate effectively to ensure smooth meal preparation and service.
Be flexible and willing to take on different roles as needed.

A passion for community service and helping those in need.
Basic cooking skills or a willingness to learn.
Attention to detail and a commitment to cleanliness.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a positive attitude.
Flexibility to adapt to changing kitchen needs and schedules.
Understanding of food safety practices (training can be provided).

A sense of fulfillment from directly contributing to the well-being of your community.
Opportunities for skill development in cooking, food preparation, and kitchen management.
The chance to work alongside a diverse and dedicated team of volunteers and staff.
Training and support provided to ensure your success in this role.

Application Process:
Interested individuals should email the GPFC's Volunteer Coordinator, at; orrenanderson@gpfriendship.com for more information and requirements.
Join us in making a difference in our community by becoming a Community Kitchen volunteer at the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre!
Your efforts in the community kitchen will help ensure that everyone has access to nourishing meals, fostering a stronger, more caring community. If you have a passion for food and a desire to give back, this volunteer role is an excellent opportunity for you to make a meaningful impact.

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