Potluck Café Society and our catering business are fueled a group of talented, passionate staff and board of directors.
Trish Kelly worked in the food retail and distribution sector for twenty years before joining the nonprofit sector. Her personal experience of poverty and food insecurity drives her to improve the food system for Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
Over the years, Naved has lead teams in Dubai, Denver, Fort McMurray and most recently, he was Director of Catering & Conference Services at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. Outside work, he has a passion for photography, travel and cooking.
A food lover with an entrepreneurial spirit and a Holistic Nutritionist’s trained eye, Amanda is a strong advocate for social enterprise and great customer experience.
Ian worked for many years in hotels and fine dining before landing at Potluck, where his passion for excellent food and his sense of empathy have earned our kitchen team’s unwavering loyalty.
Dounia leads the DTES Kitchen Tables, ensuring residents in the DTES have dignified access to nutritious food. Before joining Potluck in 2017, Dounia completed her Masters in Applied Economics from the University of California Berkeley.
Coffee’s always on at Potluck. Community members can drop by with a resume, or contact our Employment Support Worker at 778.688.0363 to discuss possible openings. Here’s a list of our current openings.
The Opportunity – Executive Director
After 17 years in its current location on the ground floor of the Portland Hotel, Potluck has outgrown the capacity of its existing space, and is looking to re-locate by spring 2020, in order to provide the opportunity for our programs, services, and catering business to grow.
We are seeking a driven, innovative and experienced Executive Director to provide strong leadership to our team of over 30 staff, and to drive the organization’s search for a new home. The ideal candidate has a strong background in fund development, has been involved in a facility move or business expansion, and feels passionate about inclusive employment.
Position: Executive Director – Potluck Café Society
Reporting to: Potluck Café Society Board of Directors
Summary of Responsibilities:
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $70,000.00 to $85,000.00 /year
Send resume and cover letter to: potluckboard (at) gmail.com
Position: Dishwasher—Potluck Café Society
Reporting to: Chef de Cuisine
Direct Reports: none
Details: Hourly position at $14 per hour, including extended health benefits after 3 months, gratuities, and annual raises.
Our Dishwasher is an important part of our daily kitchen operations, and is a person who takes pride in doing things well.
The coffee is always on. Drop by or drop us a line.