Volunteer Café Assistant @ Chronicles Cafe in Falinge Park

Opportunity Provider: Spotlight on Falinge Community Hub

Vintage Worx is a Community Development Trust based in Falinge Park in Rochdale who are offering a number of fantastic part-time volunteering opportunites to 18-24 year olds in their on-site cafe.  The Volunteer Cafe Assistants positions are a great opportunity for anyone wishing to gain valuable catering experience and relevent training qualifications.

What tasks will the volunteers be required to do?

  • Prepare and cook lunchtime dishes
  • Provide hot and cold beverages to customers
  • Answer customer queries and provide customer service
  • Cash handling and till usage responsibilities
  • Stock rotation and control
  • Maintain a hygienic work environment

What will volunteers gain from this opportunity?

  • Experience in a working kitchen environment
  • Food Hygiene Level 2 Qualification
  • Help and support to identify areas for development and employment progression opportunitiesExperience working within a team environment
  • Increased Customer Service and organisation skills

Are there any specific skills and abilities required for this opportunity?

  • A good amount of common sense and ability to use initiative
  • Excellent standard of personal hygiene
  • Previous experience of cooking or preparing food is desireable (not necessarily in a work environment but at least some basic knowledge is required)
  • Friendly and polite personality with a willingness to learn and a ‘Can-do’ attitude

Please give details of any recruitment, induction or training activities to be completed prior to starting this opportunity:

  • Volunteers will be given a full kitchen induction including training on how to prepare lunches and create speciality coffees/teas as well as an overall company induction regaqarding policies/procedures etc
  • Will also participate and complete a Food Hygiene Training course (Level 2)
  • Will receive ongoing training and support throughout their volunteer period, including performance reviews for their own development

Please see contact for further details.

Based in : Rochdale
Open to: Across GM
Opportunity available: Please see opportunity details
Close date: 31st March 2019
Is this opportunity ongoing? Yes
Opportunity Category:
Listing status: Live

Contact details
Contact person: Tracie Powers
Telephone: 07760 354 698
Falinge Park
Falinge Road
OL12 6JE

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