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It's hard but I got it
Housekeeper/Cleaner (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC22 June 2017
It's hard cleaning the house,doing dishes,laundry and swiping the floor without the map,but I'm with my mom so it's okay than seeing her doing it by herself
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very productive day
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Duncan, BC9 June 2017
i started at the house of friendship center back in 2002 , i was doing a program at this time and they needed a front desk receptionist and i loved computers and work well on phones as well as the team stated i was a great communicator on phone as well as in person with clients and asked if i was able to answer phones as well as direct clients for the day , at the end of the day they stated i done a great job and asked if i could work on call, so i have been ever since for friendship center as well as cowichan tribes
Pros
beautiful place hot lunches
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i love singing,dancing and i love children also
walking (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON3 June 2017
i love sing and dancing and i also love children and i like seeing them happy and i also love babysitting also and one more thing i hate seeing then sad.
Pros
free lunch
Cons
part time
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Very good experience
Volunteer Work (Former Employee) –  Duncan, BC14 February 2016
It was always fun because we went camping, and swimming, and my co-workers were respectful, knowledge, good role models, a typical day at wok was always interesting, and the activities of the day. the most enjoyable was working with kids and gaining knowledge, the hardest was getting them to listen if the kids weren't cooperating
Pros
Snacks and lunches were provided
Cons
nine o'clock to three o'clock
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Productive and friendly environment
Dishwasher (Former Employee) –  Kitchener, ON6 April 2015
Wash up and pack 8-10 lunches for residents, eat dinner, do dishes and sanitize stationary and clean up after I was done!
Pros
Free Dinner
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positive atmosphere and safe work place that deals with people in need
Dishwasher (Current Employee) –  kitchener, On1 July 2013
a typical work day looks like:
-I start off making lunches for the men in the hostel consisting with four sandwiches, cookies, and an apple. usually make 6 lunches
-then I make juice and tea for their meals
-I also prepare for the next day by making juice
-I set the tables for roughly 27 men with knife and fork, fill up the napkin dispenser and fill up the salt and pepper shakers
-then I assist the cook by helping them plate the food
-then I was the dishes used and help clean the working area
-the hardest part of the job is finding more to help out with
-I enjoy see the men of the facility enjoy eating a hot meal
-my co-workers are easy to get along with and help answer questions I may have
- what I learned from this job was being able to work under pressure; being able to wash massive amount of dishes in a short period of time. I'm now able to multi-task

Pros
reasonable break
Cons
not enough hours
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Productive ,community-oriented , and organized
Intake Worker (Former Employee) –  Kitchener, ON4 June 2013
Set up people for emergency food hampers
supervised volunteers and BSW interns
cleaned the warehouse
Organized flyers
Pros
People-oriented
Cons
Long hours
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