Volunteers needed for NEW Community Cafe and Shop!

What is the role: Opportunities for assistants in the kitchen, café and shop 284585_192158057505520_733078_n

Who for: Talking Shop

When: You can volunteer for full or half day shifts on weekdays and Saturdays. Shifts run from 10:30am – 2:30pm and 2:30pm – 6:30pm, although shorter shifts are available

Where: Sandford-On-Thames (close to Littlemore and Rosehill and a bus ride from the city centre)

What is involved: The Talking Shop are looking for volunteers to help in the kitchen and as part of the front of house team and both roles are outlined below. There are opportunities to volunteer for both teams if you are really keen!

Kitchen assistants: work as part of a team to ensure the smooth running of the kitchen. You will be given full training and support to help prepare simple lunches, bake cakes and you can even help design the menu!

Front of house team: you will welcome customers so a friendly face and a beaming smile are a must. This varied role could involve taking orders in the café, selling goods in the shop, stocking shelves or designing window displays.

Why you should sign up:

  • This is an opportunity to be part of a brand new, exciting community project
  • The varied roles mean you can gain experience in catering and retail environments
  • You will be working as part of a dedicated team

Skills required:  You need to be an enthusiastic, friendly, team player

Support provided: All volunteers receive full training and ongoing support and a learning record if you are looking to develop particular skills or confidence. There are even opportunities to undertake accredited training courses e.g. in food hygiene, mental health and first aid

How to get involved: Email volunteer.talkingshop@gmail.com