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Volunteering Opportunity: VO80873

  • Cook/Cook Assistant
    with Jolly Sixties Day and Lunch Club.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:Jolly Sixties is a day and lunch club for the over 60s taking place on Thursdays every week and they are looking for a volunteer to help in the kitchen
     •  Eating together is a big part of socialising and reducing isolation and thus the organisation are looking for a volunteer with a bit of previous experience in cooking, ideally for a small group
     •  Members usually arrive at around 10am
     •  There is opportunity to socialising, entertainment and sometimes even days out
     •  Teas and coffees are available in the morning and a two course lunch is served at 11
     • 45am
     •  It will be your role to cook or assist with cooking and planning meals each week
     •  The volunteer will discuss with the coordinator what ingredients they will need for the following week and the coordinator will take responsibility for doing the shopping
     •  The volunteer will also be expected to help with the cleaning up at the end of the meal
     •  The coordinator is happy to negotiate start/finish times to work around the volunteers' other commitments if necessary
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:none specified - most organisations will work with volunteers aged 16 and over
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:General induction on starting and potential further training as necessary.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?

    Experience required:Experience working in a kitchen would be preferred as an ability to cook is required.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Induction/Training; Informal Chat

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsAbbeyview Community Centre, Dunfermline, KY11 4HA

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