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A volunteering-led charity that inspires and enables people to give the gift of voluntary service to meet the needs of the day. Through the power of volunteering, we provide one-to-one, group and ...

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Community Cafe Volunteers

Community Cafe Volunteers

Organisation role · 2–4 hrs/Week
Clay Farm Centre, Cambridge, England CB2 9FN, United Kingdom
HealthWellbeingCommunity & family
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Royal Voluntary Service
#78080
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Summary

Learn new skills as part of our café, serving customers and/or working behind the scenes as part of a friendly team.

Detailed description

Café Volunteers are required to serve refreshments to visitors and staff in our community centre cafe.


KEY TASKS MAY INCLUDE:


  • Preparing and selling food and drinks to patients, visitors and staff in Royal Voluntary 
  • Service hospital/health care centre cafés
  • Cash handling and reconciliation 
  • Stock replenishment and rotation 
  • Inform service manager of low stocks, faulty equipment and any daily problems
  • Clearing tables
  • Ensure café displays a professional image and complies with Health and Safety and Food Hygiene regulations
  • Ensure unit is clean and secure on closing
  • Acting as a friendly point of contact for customers


KEY SKILLS REQUIRED


  • Friendly personality
  • Good communication skills
  • Confidentiality 
  • Team work 
  • Non-judgemental attitude 
  • Ability to work within legal and Royal Voluntary Service guidelines 


BENEFITS TO VOLUNTEER 


  • Enriching the lives of people in your local community
  • Catering and customer service experience
  • Contributing to the work of Royal Voluntary Service to help older people get the best out of life 
  • Making new friends
  • Developing skills and experience 


Flexible time commitment according to the availability of the volunteer and the needs of the service.


Expenses will be paid at the rate stated in the expenses policy.

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs

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About Royal Voluntary Service

A volunteering-led charity that inspires and enables people to give the gift of voluntary service to meet the needs of the day. Through the power of volunteering, we provide one-to-one, group and online services that improve health and wellbeing, resilience, confidence and connections.