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  • Catering Assistant
    with Bennochy Parish Church

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO48522 - Created/last updated: 12/03/2024


    About this opportunity:Would you be interested in preparing and serving wholesome snacks and lunches at a Community Cafe?
    Would you be happy to chat to customers who will tend to be older people or perhaps those who are new to the area?

    The Olive Branch cafe is open on a Thursday from 11am until 2pm serving teas/coffees, soup, sandwiches and home baking at a very reasonable cost. Customers are older people and others who may be isolated in the community, offering them a welcoming, safe environment to enjoy good food and company. It is hoped that volunteers will get involved in one or more of the following duties -
    - preparing cafe area (putting out tables and chairs)
    - serving and clearing up
    - kitchen duties and dishwashing
    - making soup and sandwiches
    - operating a simple till
    - greeting customers and befriending

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:17
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Welcome and induction to the project. Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate with the possibility of more in depth food handling training may be available.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Public transport rates are reimbursed to volunteers weekly. Car mileage rates @ 25 pence/mile

    Experience required:They are looking for people who are interested in or have some experience of catering and/or working with the public. However reliability, enthusiasm and a willingness to "muck in" as part of a team are equally important.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsOlive Branch Community Cafe situated on the corner of Meldrum Road and Elgin Street, Kirkcaldy.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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