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Garioch Community Kitchen

Charity registered in Scotland SC046110

Garioch Community Kitchen exists to enhance the health and well-being of all sectors of the community in Central Aberdeenshire. We aim to provide a range of services including informative food workshops in a safe and supported environment, delivering practical and nutritional information and teaching transferable food skills. To work in partnership with other agencies and groups to promote healthy cooking and eating choices.


Current opportunities

Volunteers required to assist with the running of our fortnightly Garioch Links Café. (No experience required and training will be provided). To encourage the local community to come together in a fun and engaging way. 1) To set out the tables and chairs 2) Make tea & coffee for the urns 3) Lay out cups and plates etc 4) Engage with café attendees 5) Assist with preparing the food 6) Help to tidy away and clean as required. 7) As this involves regulated work a PVG Disclosure is required

Volunteer required to support the class facilitator (No experience required and training will be provided). To encourage the children of primary school age upwards to learn as much as possible and be confident in the kitchen whilst promoting healthy eating. 1) Assist the class facilitator with preparations prior to class starting. 2) Monitor, assist and support the children with their cooking, as required. 3) Help the children to pack their cooked goods to take home. 4) Assist the children in tidying up and helping the class facilitator to clean and pack everything away. 5) As this involves regulated work a PVG Disclosure is required

Volunteer social media operator required to update relevant channels of our news and forthcoming events. (No experience required and training will be provided). You will help ensure the Garioch Community Kitchen is heard and seen, far and wide! 1) Update our Facebook page with class timetables, recipes, documents etc 2) Initiate a Twitter account for the Garioch Community Kitchen & keep it updated 3) Discover inventive ways of engaging our audience Volunteer role could be carried out at home.

Can you encourage children of primary school age upwards to learn as much as possible and be confident in the kitchen whilst promoting healthy eating. Volunteer required to support the class facilitator (No experience required and training will be provided). 1) Assist the class facilitator with preparations prior to class starting. 2) Monitor, assist and support the children with their cooking, as required. 3) Help the children to pack their cooked goods to take home. 4) Assist the children in tidying up and helping the class facilitator to clean and pack everything away. 5) As this involves regulated work a PVG Disclosure is required In this volunteer role you'll have the opportunity to develop the following skills: - Communication - Interpersonal - Cooking skills