Center of Hope Greeter/Meal Attendant

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The Salvation Army of Greater Winston Salem

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Greeter / Counter: The purpose of this position is to make sure every resident is made welcome and accurately counted at mealtime.

  • Volunteer Greeters / Counters assist staff by opening the door and welcoming residents into the cafeteria.
  • Volunteer Greeters / Counters will count adults and children entering into the cafeteria; making sure staff has an accurate count of all residents eating that day, so all information is documented on the meal sheet. This requires a team effort due to the cafeteria being crowded and residents waiting to be seated.
  • Volunteer Greeters / Counters need to be flexible, patient, and able to work with staff
Parent Attendant: The purpose of this position is to help parents seat their children, especially, small children for the evening meal.
  • Parent Attendants will help parents residing in the shelter by seating their children in highchairs and booster seats. You will also help the children out of the seats, and assist by seating the next family.
  • Between families and after the meal, the Parent Attendant will sanitize the booster seats and high chairs; returning them to the appropriate location in the cafeteria after the meal.
  • Parent Attendants need to work with Table Attendants to make sure the table is clean between sittings.
  • Parent Attendants need to be flexible, patient, and able to work with staff and volunteers.

Table Attendant: The purpose of this position is to make sure the tables are ready for residents and the evening meal.

  • Table Attendants will make sure the table is set and ready for residents to sit and eat.
  • Once the resident has completed his/her meal, the Table Attendant will sanitize the table and put another setting in that place for the next person to sit and eat.
  • Table Attendants need to work with the Parent Attendant to make sure the table is clean between sittings.
  • Table Attendants need to be flexible, patient, and able to work with staff and volunteers.

Drink Attendant: The purpose of this position is to make sure every resident has a drink and refills, as needed.

  • Drink Attendants need to be able to move around the cafeteria engaging with residents; ensuring that every adult and every child has a drink and refills, as needed.
  • Drink Attendants need to be flexible, patient, and able to work with staff and volunteers.

All Center of Hope volunteers must be 18 years or older. We do not allow anyone under the age of 18 or still in high school to volunteer at our shelter, as a teenage volunteer could recognize one of our residents from school. Volunteers are required to complete a Safe From Harm volunteer application with background check in its entirety; and strictly adhere to all rules and regulations as directed under the Safe From Harm program for working with minors.

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About The Salvation Army of Greater Winston Salem

Location:

901 North Cleveland Avenue, Winston Salem, NC 27101, US

Mission Statement

The preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Description

The Salvation Army is an integral part of the Christian Church, although distinctive in government and practice. The Army’s doctrine follows the mainstream of Christian belief and its articles of faith emphasize God’s saving purposes. Its objects are 'the advancement of the Christian religion... of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of mankind as a whole.’

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1255 N Trade StreetWinston Salem, NC 27101

(36.10989,-80.24577)
 

SKILLS

  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Food Service
  • Ushering

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 - 2 hours
  • Safe From Harm Training

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