Five Sisters Cafe Volunteer

Volunteers are required to help in the running of our Five Sisters Café which is located in our Community Hub, on the ground floor of the Hospice. Our café sells a range of freshly made sandwiches, snacks, and hot meals. Hot and cold drinks.

What You'll Do: 

Key tasks include:

  • Serving customers in a warm and welcoming manner
  • Assisting the catering team in the day to day running of the café
  • Handling and preparing simple foods for customers (training provided)
  • Taking orders, operating the till, and handling money
  • Using light cooking equipment for our in-house grab & go selection (training provided)
  • Keeping shelves stocked up, clearing, and cleaning tables

Time requirements:

The café is open Monday to Friday from 7:30pm to 5pm. We are currently looking for volunteers to cover the following shifts:

  • Monday 2pm - 5pm
  • Friday 2pm – 5pm
Why You'll Love It: 
  • Join a fantastic team of likeminded volunteers
  • Enjoy the face-to-face contact with patients & visitors to the hospice 
  • Support the work of St Joseph’s Hospice
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses up to zones 1-6 (at Oyster card rates)
  • Lunch allowance redeemable at Five Sisters Café after 4 hours volunteering
  • Reference after six months volunteering.
What You'll Learn: 
  • Catering trade
  • Experience in retail
  • Learn from experienced cafe manager
What We're Looking For: 

Skills and qualities required:

  • Excellent customer service skills – friendly, polite, and helpful
  • Ability to use a modern till system, or happy to learn
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to complete Food Safety Level 2 certificate and any mandatory training
  • A team player
  • Promoting both the core values of the hospice and the catering service

To volunteer in the Five Sisters Café you must be 18+, and able to supply the details of two referees.

Summary
Volunteering
Volunteer
Health
London
United Kingdom
Location of opportunity: 
Hackney, London E8 4SA
0 Weeks Minimum
3 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Customer Service
Requirements: 
DBS check
Training

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