Community Café Assistant

  • VO86702


Description

Role description:
The Gate are requiring assistance in the community café at the The Gate Centre where the volunteer will help by serving, preparing and greeting customers when they visit the cafe. No cooking is required as part of the role. All food is reheated on the day of service.

The role may involve the following tasks:

  • Waitressing
  • Dish washing and cleaning appliances
  • Serving home baking
  • Making and serving hot/cold drinks
  • Heating and preparing soup
  • Making sandwiches
  • Cooking and serving pre-cooked meals and puddings
  • Welcoming existing and new customers
  • Marketing

Required skills, qualities and experience:
Good people skills are essential, though no previous experience is required. In addition, you should be someone who has good communication skills, an ability to work independently, be reliable, trustworthy, and dedicated.

The hours are flexible; however, it would be useful if you could spare up to 4 hours most Fridays.

Training and support is available to volunteers.

Recruitment process: To being the application process, please call 01259 218766 declaring your interest, then an informal interview will be arranged where the applicant can expect references to be taken from one referee.

Date role created: January 2021

Organisation aims and objectives

To prevent or relieve poverty and improve the conditions of life of people who are marginalized, facing social exclusion, vulnerable or homeless in the Clackmannanshire area. We will do this by undertaking, supporting, encouraging and promoting projects which offer practical help for those that need in. Our Centre is open to all, and everyone will be treated equally with dignity and respect.

Availability

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Tue

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening

The hours are flexible; however, volunteers who can spare up to 4 hours most Fridays are ideal. Time commitment: Fridays 10am to 3pm

Restrictions

Experience required: Required skills, qualities and experience: Good people skills are essential, though no previous experience is required. In addition, you should be someone who has good communication skills, an ability to work independently, be reliable, trustworthy, and dedicated.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: Ongoing training provided when necessary.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 2 months ago

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