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Urgently Needed: Volunteer Hairstylists

A.S.A.P.: Summer Student Position with Oak Table
We are looking for a summer student to start a.s.a.p. Must be in University/College full-time and going back to school full-time in the fall. You must be under 30 years of age and be a Canadian citizen; permanent resident; and legally able to work in Canada. Position includes developing, arranging and participating in summer activities for Oak Table guests; sorting and arranging for donations; developing connections in the community; picking up, sorting, and storing food; maintaining social media presence for Oak Table; developing resources.
Must be a self-starter; able to work independently and as part of a team; have access to and use of a car when required. Send resume, cover letter and references to oaktable444@shaw.ca 

Guest Comments

I’m on disability. My rent takes up most of my cheque. If I didn’t have Oak Table to come to during the week, I would lose my apartment. Eating here let’s me get an apartment where I feel safe and have my privacy. I don’t think I could live in a hotel or a rooming house. The food is good and everyone is nice here.

Hours of Operation

Monday to Thursday
1:30 to 3:30 pm
Augustine United Church side door
109 Pulford Street

Wednesdays: ART DAY
Mondays: HAIR CUTS

  • Mission

    As an expression of God’s love and concern for all people, we provide hospitality, pastoral care, support, health promotion and social development activities, referral and advocacy within a safe, respectful environment.

  • Goals

    • To welcome with respect all those who enter; • To maintain a safe and welcoming place; • To offer coffee, a snack and conversation, and; • To provide information about agencies where further help is provided.

  • Purpose

    • To offer health and wellness promotion activities and information; • To provide skills development opportunities for community members; • To build community capacity for self-advocacy and development through activities which promote self-esteem and self-reliance; • To provide culturally sensitive and appropriate support to persons with mental health and addictions concerns; • To strengthen and build on relationships with community groups and local businesses, and develop partnerships to address common community goals and concerns; • To break down barriers of race, class, and culture, which divide people and lead to prejudice and discrimination; and • To be attentive to persons with mental or physical illness, mental or physical challenges and addictions.

We thank our sponsors for their support:

A brief history of the Oak Table Community Ministry is available. View Brief History