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Bake-off star in the making? This could be the opportunity for you!

Catering volunteers needed for Basildon Park (National Trust) in RG8

Our volunteer baking assistants make a selection of sweet treats for visitors to Basildon Park to enjoy.  They help make our tearoom and catering outlets a warm and friendly place for our visitors to enjoy and add to their enjoyment of visiting the property.  They work as part of a team providing high quality food and drink in a clean and welcoming environment.

What’s in it for you?

  • sharing your love of the National Trust with a wide range of people
  • baking a selection of sweet treats for sale in the tearoom
  • working as part of a friendly and hardworking team

What’s involved?

  • bake a selection of cakes and traybakes for sale to our visitors, using the National Trust Cookbook recipes
  • check that all the ingredients and equipment are ready for baking
  • agree with the catering staff which cakes will be baked
  • work individually making the cakes.

This role will suit people who:

  • have an enthusiastic and friendly manner and
  • enjoy working as part of a team
  • meeting people
  • are confident in baking
  • working on your own initiative, although all the resources and ingredients needed will be ready for you when you begin your shift
Contact person firstname
Ann Jenkin, Volunteers Support Team
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
01491 672920
Contact instructions?
Friday
Location address line 1
Basildon Park
Line 2
Lower Basildon
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG8 9NR

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Not specified
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PMSat AMSat PMSun AMSun PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Catering
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changePrefers a specific roleSelf organised/motivatedSociable
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Yes
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Induction and training on the role
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
By staff
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Will I need my own transportation?
Yes
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
4
Opportunity added on
27 April 2017