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Help make our catering outlets a clean, warm and friendly place for our visitors to enjoy

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

We are looking for tearoom assistants who will help make our catering outlets a clean, warm and friendly place for our visitors to enjoy.

Their duties will involve:

  • providing a warm, friendly welcome to all visitors as the public face of the National Trust
  • be aware of queues forming, and chatting to people as they wait to be served
  • be aware of and uphold the National Trusts policy of the conservation of historic properties and their contents; lead by example to encourage supporters to do the same when visiting Basildon Park
  • maintain a clean and safe environment by clearing trays and tables, wiping down and generally keep the tearoom tidy
  • keep the cutlery and crockery stocks well maintained
  • help with washing up as needed
  • support security procedures in order to prevent theft and malicious damage
  • follow National Trust procedure for the safe and calm evacuation of visitors in an emergency
  • becoming familiar with and then following the National Trust’s Health and Safety Policy at all times

This role will suit people who have an enthusiastic and friendly manner and enjoy meeting people. You will need to be able to work alone as well as part of a friendly  team, and use your initiative to maintain a safe and clean environment

Find out more about volunteering with us, come along to our next Volunteer Recruitment Open Day 9 January 2017

Contact person firstname
Ann Jenkin, Volunteers Support Team
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
01491 672 920
Contact instructions?
Weekdays only
Location address line 1
Basildon Park
Line 2
Lower Basildon
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG8 9NR

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
No
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
No
Near public transport?
No
How much time?
A few hours a month
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PMSat AMSat PMSun AM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Catering
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeSelf organised/motivatedGood sense of humourSociable
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Instruction on equipment
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Staff available
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Petrol
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
16
Maximum age
80
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
5