Can you help to run a community cafe for parents and young children? Fun guaranteed, lots of cake and a great team to work with!

What is the role: Rainbow House Helpers – helpers needed in the kitchen, to support strawberries-and-cream-sponge-cakechildren and adults, with serving food and clearing tables

Who for:  Rainbow House which is a café for parents and their children under the age of 5

When: – 9:30am – 2:30pm on Thursday’s and Friday’s during term time. There is a particular need for afternoon volunteers at the moment.

Where:  Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, New Inn Hall Street, Oxford

What is involved:  As a Rainbow House helper you will be working alongside a team of volunteers to help prepare simple lunches, serve food and drinks, support parents with their children and help clear up the venue at the end of each café session. The tasks you do are flexible, depending on your area of interest.

Why you should sign up:  We promise fun! This is a really sociable volunteering role in a relaxed environment where friendships are easily made – everyone is welcome and we would love you to join us! The project has been established for over 30 years. Don’t worry if English is not your first language. This can be a really good opportunity to practise your conversation skills.

Skills required: No particular skills are required, just a willingness to be part of a team and a flexible approach to helping out with different tasks. We would of course love to hear from anyone with kitchen experience who can really help us to make some delicious food in the kitchen.

Support available: We work closely as a team so there will people on hand to help you.

  • Expenses are paid to cover a bus fare so long as a ticket is provided
  • You are provided with training for the role you are doing

References are required for this role. A DBS check is not required.

How to get involved: 

Just pop into the Play Café and come and see what we do on a Thursday or Friday during term time, or call the co-ordinator Katherine on 07908990406. Really looking forward to you joining us!