Café Assistant-Volunteer

To assist in the running of Crossroads Community Café working alongside staff, preparing and selling food and beverages to customers. There will be opportunities to support the community in the café i.e. coffee morning, drop in’s or group sessions in the cafe.
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

The list of the responsibilities and duties of this job will be shared between volunteers.
• To assist in the preparation and serving of food and beverages to café customers, to promote a friendly and welcoming atmosphere
• To be involved with taking food orders, preparing food, till operation and the handling of cash
• Assist to serve food, clear tables and use of the dishwasher
• Restocking fridges
• Emptying bins, kitchen cleaning including equipment, floors and walls, cleaning & work surfaces
• To work as part of a team in order to provide better and fairer services
• Supporting social activities/events running within the cafe
• Raising awareness of Crossroads Together services

Skill and Qualifications Required:

• No education level required
• No Experience required- Café manager will provide you with training and experience needed
• Eagerness to learn and train in all aspects of the café catering operation
• Cheerful nature, good interpersonal skills - able to communicate confidently with a range of people
• Good communication and customer care service skills

Areas of Interest: Health and wellbeing
Opportunity suitable for: Employee Volunteers, Groups, Long term commitment, Older people, People seeking work, University students
What activities will the volunteer do? Catering
Skills gained in this role: Talking to others, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Crossroads Together