TEA ROOM / KITCHEN VOLUNTEERS

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Tea Room Kitchen Assistants

ARTea’s Gallery & Garden in Swansea encourages our community to celebrate its talents and give them opportunities to connect, learn and grow.

The Café Assistants are integral to the welcoming feel of the refreshments area.  They will be the first point of contact for many visiting ARTea’s Gallery & Garden. Their role is to take orders and serve light refreshments.

Location: Swansea

Opening Hours to the Public - Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10am to 2pm

Commitment: Days and hours available to suit volunteer. Shifts available 9.30am to 12 noon OR 12 noon to 2.30pm. Hours banked in this centre can be used towards volunteering commitments for Centrelink.

1) Responsibilities:

a) Taking orders (including cash handling), preparing & serving
b) Rotating ingredients and prepared foods as per health regulations & guidelines
c) Noting use of resources and other supplies so Café Coordinator can reorder as required
d) Ensuring kitchen & equipment is clean & well maintained
e) Maintaining food safety standards and cleanliness in kitchen and outdoor seating areas
f) Assist in any events and days around the Gallery & Garden as needed by the Café Coordinator.
g) Undertaking any other tasks as required

2) Requirements

Knowledge and Experience:
a) Previous experience in customer service role
b) Experience in food preparation role (school canteen, charity bbqs, café,restaurant, market etc)
c) Volunteer Checks – National Police Check and Working with Childrens Check (preferred)
d) Food Safety / Food Handling qualifications (or willingness to undertake)
e) Cash handling experience (preferred)
f) Knowledge of nutrition and allergies is beneficial

3) Skills & Personal Attributes:
a) Ability to work autonomously but also in a small team
b) Strong communication skills and capacity to engage with diverse group of people and ideas
c) Reliable and committed
d) Demonstrated ability to manage risk and ensure a safe working environment
e) Friendly confident and welcoming approach and interest in customer service
f) Self-motivated, enthusiastic and patient
g) Have a passion for giving back to the community and building a sense of belonging


Expiring: 8 May 2019 - 12:00am