Location: Abbotsford Hospice
Job Status: Permanent 0.5 FTE (37.5 hours bi-weekly)
Reporting to: Manager, Food Services and Housekeeping
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (CPCH) is British Columbia’s recognized pediatric palliative care provider. For over two decades, through the many programs and services we provide, we have made a significant difference in the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them. Be part of a talented and innovative team that takes pride in supporting and providing the highest quality pediatric palliative care.
HERE’S WHY IT’S SO GREAT TO WORK WITH US. Aside from being surrounded by a friendly, inclusive, dedicated team, Canuck Place offers employees paid vacation (pro-rated to their full-time equivalency), employer-paid benefits package, a Health Spending account that provides up to $250 annually to provide additional coverage for health and wellness activities/services, weekly onsite massage therapy, informative lunch n’ learns, as well as various learning opportunities. Next fiscal, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice will be introducing the Municipal Pension Plan (MPP) to staff. Canuck Place Children’s Hospice also has a ‘Care For the Caregiver’ committee who provides ongoing, creative activities to connect us with one another as a reminder that it’s ‘this’ moment that really counts.
As part of the Food Services team, the Cooks plan, prepare and cook a variety of food items (according to Foodsafe standards); assign tasks and provide direction to kitchen volunteers; assist in planning recreational activities (baking, etc.) to include children and their families; and maintain a clean, stocked kitchen and supply area. The Cooks work closely with other staff, as well as families and volunteers.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
What you bring to the role:
Note: Flexibility is necessary, as this position may require occasional weekend and evening work and travel within and outside the Lower Mainland.
At the discretion of Canuck Place Children’s Hospice, the information in this job description may be reviewed and revised, as required, to meet the needs of the organization.
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equality and diversity within its community and to a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We especially welcome applications from Indigenous persons, visible minority group members, persons with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.
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