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  • Cook/Cook Assistant
    with Jolly Sixties Day and Lunch Club

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO80873 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Jolly Sixties is a day and lunch club for the over 60s taking place on Thursdays every week and they are looking for a volunteer to help in the kitchen. Eating together is a big part of socialising and reducing isolation and thus the organisation are looking for a volunteer with a bit of previous experience in cooking, ideally for a small group.

    Members usually arrive at around 10am. There is opportunity to socialising, entertainment and sometimes even days out. Teas and coffees are available in the morning and a two course lunch is served at 11.45am. It will be your role to cook or assist with cooking and planning meals each week. The volunteer will discuss with the coordinator what ingredients they will need for the following week and the coordinator will take responsibility for doing the shopping. The volunteer will also be expected to help with the cleaning up at the end of the meal.

    The coordinator is happy to negotiate start/finish times to work around the volunteers' other commitments if necessary.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:none specified - most organisations will work with volunteers aged 16 and over
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:General induction on starting and potential further training as necessary.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?

    Experience required:Experience working in a kitchen would be preferred as an ability to cook is required.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Induction/Training; Informal Chat

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsAbbeyview Community Centre, Dunfermline, KY11 4HA

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

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