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Join the team running our new and vibrant café

Catering volunteers needed for Catalyst Housing in RG4

You can make a difference as a Connect Café Volunteer, working in the new and vibrant café by preparing and serving hot and cold drinks to our customers. Part of the role will be to chat with customers and make them feel welcome in the centre

Main tasks:

  • Setting up the café area ready for opening and leaving tidy and clean at the end of the session.
  • Greeting and serving customers and chatting to them
    Preparing and serving hot and cold drinks in the café area using normal equipment e.g. kettle, home-style coffee machine.
  • Maintaining a clean and hygienic working environment in café, kitchen and serving areas
  • Ensure seating and serving areas are clean and appealing at all times i.e. clearing and cleaning tables, loading and emptying dishwasher, ad hoc washing up, sweeping floors, removing rubbish, cleaning equipment etc.
  • Basic maths to enable taking payments and recording takings
  • Checking stock levels and making up a list of items required to be passed to Centre Manager
Organisation
Contact person firstname
Tina Nash, Community Investment Coordinator
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0208 832 3542
Mobile?
07870 198584
Contact instructions?
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Location address line 1
Weller Centre
Line 2
110 Amersham Road
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG4 5NA

Map
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?
Tue AMTue PMThu AMThu PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Catering
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changePrefers a specific roleSelf organised/motivatedHappy to work soloGood sense of humourSociablePatient
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Yes
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Induction and Food Hygiene
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
From centre manager
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel and food
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Yes
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
17
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
4
Opportunity added on
12 June 2019

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