Cafe Assistants

  • VO77255


The Fraser Centre has opened a new café in Tranent Town centre and we are looking for volunteers to help welcome guests, take orders, take payments, serve and help provide a clean and safe café for our visitors to enjoy.
This is not a cooking role but training in our coffee machine will be provided.

The Café aims to provide a welcoming, accessible environment in our community catering to events in the building and the general public.

Volunteers would be involved in all aspects of the Café including: serving customers; food preparation; ensuring the area is clean and safe; welcoming all customers.

Volunteers would be given food and hygiene training as well as first aid in the workplace training.

Organisation aims and objectives

To develop, facilitate and provide training activities and classes to engage all community members- both young and old alike. To promote The Fraser Centre building as a quality local venue. To develop a small number of enterprise initiatives to contribute to the sustainability of The Fraser Centre. To reinvest any profits/surplus back into the further development of The Fraser Centre facilities.










Minimum 2 hours, preferably repeating the same day/time each week.


The kitchen is small and may not be suitable for wheelchairs.
Experience required: The right person must love meeting people and be focused upon delivering an exceptional welcome to all our visitors including: retired people, working age people and young families and children. The person must be clean, presentable, polite, an excellent communicator, and maintain our high levels of customer service. Experience of a similar role is not required.
Travel details: Bus: LRT 26, 44; Eastern Scottish 104, 106, 113; Prentice coaches 109/110
Minimum age: 16


Expenses details: Travel expenses are not paid. There are food/drink benefits available.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: After an initial informal chat an induction session will be held where you will shadow another member of the team to learn the duties. Further training will be given in payment systems; coffee machine and cleaning.

Last updated 18 days ago