Would you be interested in preparing and serving wholesome snacks and lunches at a Community Cafe? Would you be happy to chat to customers who will tend to be older people or perhaps those who are new to the area?
The Olive Branch cafe is open on a Thursday from 11am until 2pm serving teas/coffees, soup, sandwiches and home baking at a very reasonable cost. Customers are older people and others who may be isolated in the community, offering them a welcoming, safe environment to enjoy good food and company. It is hoped that volunteers will get involved in one or more of the following duties - - preparing cafe area (putting out tables and chairs) - serving and clearing up - kitchen duties and dishwashing - making soup and sandwiches - operating a simple till - greeting customers and befriending
no upper age limit has been specified
welcome and induction to the project. We plan to offer Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate with the possibility of more in depth food handing training.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - Public transport rates and reimburse volunteers weekly
Car mileage rates @ 20 pence/mile
They are looking for people who are interested in or have some experience of catering and/or working with the public. However reliability, enthusiasm and a willingness to "muck in" as part of a team are equally important.
Restrictions on who can volunteer
No restrictions were specified.
Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References
No, not for this opportunity.
Olive Branch Community Cafe situated on the corner of Meldrum Road and Elgin Street, Kirkcaldy.
This opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).
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