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Sunday Brunch Kitchen Support Volunteer – Sundays 8.30am – 12.30pm

Team:
Primary Services
Commitment:
The Sunday shift is 8.30am - 12.30pm
You need to be able to commit to one Sunday per month
Shifts are managed by the individual via an online rota

Team Information

The Primary Services Team is responsible for the provision of our laundry and meal services. Sunday Kitchen Support Volunteers are supervised by a volunteer supervisor.

About this Role

As a Sunday Kitchen Support Volunteer, you will volunteer as part of a team of six, working together to serve a cooked brunch to our clients. After service ends you’ll need to be part of the washing up and cleaning down effort. After all your hard work, you get to eat breakfast too!

Tasks will include:

  • Serving food from the service counter
  • Operating the till, taking money and vouchers
  • Preparing tea and coffee
  • Collecting dirty dishes from the dining hall
  • Rinsing plates and loading/unlaoding the dishwasher
  • Pot washing by hand
  • Cleaning and sanitizing tables in the dining room and work surfaces in the kitchen
  • Cleaning and sanitizing tables in the dining room and work surfaces in the kitchen
  • Wrapping cutlery in napkins ready the next day
  • Contributing to a cohesive working environment in the kitchen
  • Engaging with clients and contributing to a non judgmental welcoming environment

Qualities needed:

  • Able bodied - there is lifting & carrying involved & you will be on your feet for the duration of the shift
  • Positive and cheery approach to customer service
  • Adaptable, ability to do what needs need doing and switch between duties
  • Ability to demonstrate an inclusive and non-judgemental attitude
  • Ability to remain calm in a busy environment
  • Organised and able to perform tasks in a systematic way
  • Able to commit to regular shifts
  • Ability to adhere to The Passage values and kitchen safety practices
  • Willingness to undertake food hygiene training

What you can expect:

  • Travel Expenses paid according to our finance policy
  • Volunteer induction and in the role training
  • Breakfast - to be eaten at the end of service

Recruitment Method

Complete and return the Volunteer Application Form and the Equality and Diversity Monitoring form to  volunteering@passage.org.uk

For questions about the role or application process please call the Volunteering Team on 020 7592 1863

Application Form

Please download an application form. Email completed forms to volunteering@passage.org.uk or post printed forms to St Vincent's Centre, Carlisle Place, London SW1P 1NL

 Download application form: Word / PDF

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If you have any questions relating to volunteering, please contact the Volunteering Team

 020 7592 1863

volunteering@passage.org.uk