Shop/Cafe Volunteer

  • VO87084


The Storehouse is a community owned shop and cafe, stocking local and ethically sourced products. We provide a space for local crafters to sell their items, and a community space for local groups.
We are looking for friendly people who have 3 hours a week to spare and would like to help out in our cafe and shop. We welcome all volunteers, and we are flexible around accommodating our volunteers needs’ and preferences. We are proud to be an inclusive organisation.

Main shop tasks include:

· Serving customers at the till
· Taking café orders
· Keeping the shop and cafe clean and tidy
· Restocking shelves, fridges and fresh product

Main café tasks include:

· Making hot drinks using the coffee machine
· Assisting with preparation of food and drinks
· Serving food and drink to customers
· Clearing and cleaning down tables and washing dishes and kitchen equipment.

Organisation aims and objectives

As a social enterprise we have set ourselves a mission to bring people together and make our community resilient. In our shop we stock fresh produce, groceries, household products and toiletries that are local, ethical, environmentally friendly, organic, or fair trade to enable to help people live a healthier more sustainable life. In our cafe we serve healthy soups, home made quiches, sausage rolls and coffee and provide a place for people to meet. We are proud to work together with a variety of other community projects and charities.










3 hours per week

Frequency and commitment details

3 hours per week


Experience required: Volunteers don’t need any experience as we will provide full training. We welcome people with a positive attitude to creating a friendly environment and to helping people.
Travel details: Bus routes 37, 47, 101, 102, 140, X62
Minimum age: 18


Training details: Volunteers are supported on an ongoing basis through existing members of staff and a Volunteer Support Worker.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet