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  • Community Cafe
    with Methilhill Community Children's Initiative

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO99676 - Created/last updated: 02/03/2024


    About this opportunity:Methilhill Community Children's Initiative is a community led group dedicated to providing local children and young people with opportunities to play, learn and grow.

    Based within the Methilhill Community Learning Garden, they operate a 6 day programme of activities including garden based activities, local youth clubs and outreach sessions to schools and organisations.

    They have been running for 10 years, and were founded by local parents and community members who wanted to provide local children with community based experiences. Community spirit together with meaningful learning is at the heart of everything they do.

    MCCI are looking for volunteers to help within their small community cafe. The cafe is open term-time on Mondays and Fridays 12-2pm, serving soup, sandwiches, stovies and hot drinks. No cash handling involved.

    You would help prepare and serve food, spend time with the people visiting the cafe and clean up afterwards. This could help build your confidence, meet new people, do something you enjoy, on one or both days.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:14
    Maximum age:101
    Training provided:Volunteers will be paired with a member of staff who will be their main contact. Ongoing support will also be provided by project manager. Online and in-person training available, including Food Hygiene if needed
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel expenses paid fortnightly.

    Experience required:Experience of customer service would be useful but not essential. A warm and friendly attitude is very welcome.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsMethilhill Learning Garden is based in Sea Road Methilhill. KY8 2GW There are bus stops within walking distance and parking is available.

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

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