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Volunteering Opportunity: VO72309

  • Take-away cafe assistant, Leven
    with FEAT Trading CIC.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:Silverburn are relaunching their Cottage Window take-away Cafe and invite volunteers to come along and help them make bacon rolls, soup, sandwiches, home-baking, barista-style coffee and other hot drinks
     •  Volunteers will receive training on how to use the coffee machine as well as baking skills, dealing with customers and other tasks as required
     •  A food hygiene certificate will also be offered if the volunteer doesn't already have this
     •  Volunteers will also need to handle cash and help clean & clear up (there's an outside sheltered sitting area)
     •  The cafe is open 10-2pm Monday to Thursday and ideally you would volunteer for these 4 hours, but 10-12 or 12-2pm is also fine, 1 or more days a week
     •  As in other catering environment, volunteers should have a good level of personal hygiene and presentation
     •  Full training will be given, and expenses are provided
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:No details were provided about the training made available to volunteers. Please contact us to find out more.

    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Bus fares reimbursed on production of bus ticket. Mileage reimbursed at 25p per mile.

    Experience required:Previous experience in a cafe or catering environment would be helpful but is not essential as training will be given.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Induction/Training; Informal Chat

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe Anstruther/East Neuk and St Andrews buses stop on Largo Road, close to the park which is a ten-minute walk from the road. There is car parking available near the cafe.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.