United We Can (United We Can Coffee Host)

Organization Name: United We Can
Opportunity Title: United We Can Coffee Host
Category: Social and Community Service
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: June 22, 2020
End Date: June 1, 2025

Email: bingsmith@shaw.ca
Website: http://www.unitedwecan.ca
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
Opportunity Description:

Due to the COVID Pandamic we were forced to discontinue or our daily  free coffee service for our customers who work in the Downtown Eastside and collect refundable beverage container sand bring to recycling depot at 449 Industrial Avenue . We have remained open so these marginalized individuals still have a safe place to return their containers for a full refund . To resume the free coffee service we must serve each customer so we can adhere to the new government guidelines

  • require 1 person per day from 7.15 A.M. – 11.00 A.M.
  • we are open 7 days per week and holidays
  • the host will brew coffee and respectfully serve each customer
  • our customers are primarily individuals who live in the DTES
  • flexible shift scheduling
  • we can assure you that this is an extremely rewarding volunteer job as you are truly giving back to the community and those less fortunate
  • please apply via E Mail to the Board Chair Bing Smith at bingsmith@shaw.ca

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