Volunteer Descriptions

General Volunteer

Time commitment: 2 hours per shift

Attributes:

    • Committed, responsible and willing to learn
    • Enjoys interacting with fellow volunteers and the public
    • Understands the importance of following Food Safe practices
    • Has Food Safe Level 1 Certificate, or will obtain certification within 4 weeks of starting at Agora

Responsibilities and Tasks:

    • Attends the mandatory Volunteer Training Day each semester
    • Has an understanding of Agora’s mission statement and philosophy
    • Arrives at shift on time each week
    • Reports to Human Resources Manager regarding scheduling conflicts, or if unable to attend shift (provides 24 hours notice)
    • Prepares menu items, serves customers and maintains a clean work space
    • Rotates tasks with other shift members to learn all procedures in Agora Café
    • Works by Food Safe standards
Prep Shift Leader

Time commitment: 2-3 hours per shift

Attributes:

    • Strong leadership skills
    • Committed and responsible
    • Understands the importance of following Food Safe practices
    • Has a passion for preparing and cooking meals
    • Has Food Safe Level 1 Certificate

Responsibilities and Tasks:

    • Has an understanding of Agora’s mission statement and philosophy
    • Arrives at shift on time each week
    • Delegates tasks to prep-shift volunteers and ensures everyone stays on task and follows the recipes correctly
    • Ensures quiche, soup and/or entrée has all been properly made by the end of shift
    • Participates in preparing quiche, soup and/or entrée to be served during Café hours
    • Works by Food Safe standards

*All Prep-shift leaders get a $25 credit to use at the café

Prep shift volunteer

Time commitment: 2-3 hours per shift

Attributes:

    • Committed, responsible and willing to learn
    • Enjoys interacting with fellow volunteers
    • Understands the importance of following Food Safe practices
    • Has a passion for cooking
    • Has Food Safe Level 1 Certificate, or will obtain certification within 4 weeks of starting at Agora

Responsibilities and Tasks:

    • Attends the mandatory Volunteer Training Day each semester
    • Has an understanding of Agora’s mission statement and philosophy
    • Arrives at shift on time each week
    • Reports to Human Resources Manager regarding scheduling conflicts, or if unable to attend shift (provides 24 hours notice)
    • Prepares quiche, soup or lasagna for day shifts to serve
    • Works by Food Safe standards

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