Lunch Club Assistant

To help in the running of an over-50s lunch club which takes place at The Strand Community Hub in Kirkholt. The lunch club takes place every week on a Tuesday afternoon, 12 noon until 2pm.
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:

Welcoming attendees, making drinks, serving food, conversing with guests. The volunteer may also help with the raffle and bingo games which take place after the meal.
We are looking for somebody who is a good listener who can chat with the attendees, some of whom may be elderly, vulnerable, or socially isolated.

Skill and Qualifications Required:

No qualifications required.

Areas of Interest: Community, Health and wellbeing, Older people, Public events, Social Welfare
Opportunity suitable for: 16-17 year olds, Employee Volunteers, Groups, Indoor, Long term commitment, Older people, People seeking work, Short term commitment, University students, With friends
What activities will the volunteer do? Befriending, Catering, Lending a helping hand
Skills gained in this role: Catering, Cleaning and tidying, Listening, Talking to others, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Clearly marked accessible parking spaces, Step free access clearly signposted into the building, Automatic opening doors, Lift to other floors / step free access throughout the building, Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: HMR Circle
Organisation Profile: HMR Circle is a membership-based service open to anyone over the age of 50. Here at Heywood, Middleton & Rochdale Circle (HMR Circle) we believe that people can be each others' solution, and we back it up every day, week and month by helping each other out with life's practical bits and pieces. Circle is also about learning new things, and enjoying your hobbies and interests with others in the community. One number to call to help stay sorted, and a social network to help stay connected, that's the idea. We are formed as a Community Interest Company; a not for profit organisation that is proud of our rules which mean we invest any surplus for the benefit of our Members.