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Help run our new, vibrant café

Catering volunteers needed for The Weller Centre in RG4

You can make a difference as a Café Volunteer, working in the new and vibrant café by preparing and serving hot and cold drinks and light meals.

The Weller Centre services are being developed in partnership with local organisations and community groups. We are working to create a healthy, vibrant and thriving community centre that provides a range of services for the community to engage with.

Main tasks:
. Greeting and serving customers in a pleasant and courteous manner.
. Preparing and serving hot and cold drinks/ snacks/light lunches e.g. salads, jacket, potatoes using standard kitchen equipment.
. Ensures seating and serving areas are immaculate all times i.e. clearing and cleaning tables, loading and emptying dish washer, ad hoc washing up, sweeping floors, removing rubbish.
. Basic maths to enable taking payments and recording takings
. Checking stock levels and making up list of items required
. Shopping locally for any urgent requirements
. To adhere to policies and procedures at all times especially with regard to safeguarding vulnerable people.
. To attend induction and training sessions delivered by CHL or another approved provider.

Essential criteria
. Excellent attention to cleanliness
. Ability to work on own or as part of a team
. Being approachable, mindful, non- judgemental and have a great sense of humour.

Desirable criteria
. Any experience in catering would be an advantage
. Creative thinker to suggest new items for men
. Have the ability to engage with all age groups

Benefits
. Opportunity to meet new people
. Further develop your experience and interpersonal skills

 

 

Organisation
Contact person firstname
Tina Ford , Centre Manager
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
07870198584
Location address line 1
110 Amersham Road
Line 2
Caversham
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG4 5NA

Location description
Caversham
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
Yes
Near public transport?
Yes
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 PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Catering
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeSelf organised/motivatedGood sense of humourSociableWants to get out and about
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
On the job
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Other staff
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel and Lunch
Will I need my own transportation?
No
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?
8
Opportunity added on
27 October 2017

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