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Children's Dreamery Project Can Do Fresh Fruits and Veggies -April thru June

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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 1 person is interested

Volunteer Position: Project Can Do Food and Veggies are fun

Department: Improving Lives of Children

Program: Dreamery Centers

Location: Edison Site

Director: Director of Food Services

Position Hours: Monday- Friday any time between 9:00 am to 1:00 pm THIS PROJECT RUNS APRIL 2023 THROUGH JUNE 2023


Mission Statement: Eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Primary Function: Provide support and assistance with cleaning, peeling, slicing and dicing, and packaging fresh fruits and vegetables. Kitchen organization and sanitation. This position is ideal if you enjoy working in the kitchen.


  1. Must be 18 years of age
  2. Must have basic kitchen skills.
  3. Must be able to lift up to 10-15 pounds.
  4. Must be able to work with people of diverse backgrounds.
  5. Must be willing to have a TB test if you volunteer for 4+ hours per week and more than two consecutive weeks.

Statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.


  1. Receive training in and follow all guidelines of the Health Department
  2. Proper use of kitchen tools.
  3. Properly wash fruits and vegetables
  4. Peel, slice and dice fruits and vegetables.
  5. Proper storage of materials.
  6. Maintain a clean working environment.
  7. Help to clear and wash dishes.
  8. Work cooperatively with program participants, YWCA staff, and volunteers.
  9. Safeguard confidential information gained by volunteer position.

Training Requirements:

  1. Volunteer Orientation
  2. Kitchen Orientation

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353 E. Michigan Avenue, 1155 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, US

Mission Statement

YWCA Kalamazoo is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities.


YWCA Kalamazoo

YWCA Kalamazoo serves as a primary resource for economic, gender, and racial justice for all women and girls in Kalamazoo. We have been at the forefront of the most pressing social movements for more than 150 years- from voting rights to civil rights, from affordable housing to pay equity, from violence prevention to health care reform.

Today we combine programming and advocacy in order to generate institutional change in three key areas: racial justice, civil rights, empowerment and economic advancement of women and girls, and health and safety of women and girls


Children & Youth
Children & Youth, Community, Hunger


We'll work with your schedule.


1101 Portage StreetEdison Dreamery CenterKalamazooKalamazoo, MI 49001



  • Food Service


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Please join us as you are able to share your time. Once or twice a week would be great. If not, once a month would help! Anywhere from 1-3 hours each time. This project will begin in Mid-March and runs until Mid-June.
  • Background checks. TB test may be required if you volunteer for 4+ hours a week for more than two consecutive weeks. YWCA covers the cost of the TB test.

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