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Proposed Start Date: ASAP

Minimum number of hours per week: 3-3.5

Time and Day Required (if applicable): Monday Breakfasts 9.30 – 12.30pm or lunches Tuesday - Friday

Minimum length of commitment: 3 months

Report to: Services Coordinator

Role Overview: To help cook, in conjunction with another volunteer, a breakfast or lunch for anything from 4-20 people. To ensure all Health & Safety Standards are met including all food hygiene.

Key Task Descriptions:

  • Set up the tables.
  • Prepare and cook freshly prepared meals
  • Make teas & coffees
  • Small budget management
  • Menu planning
  • Recording of monies taken for meals
  • Ensuring all Health & Safety Standards are met whilst volunteering in the kitchen.
  • Ensuring good food hygiene in all aspects of the role.

Skills/Attributes Required:

  • Reliable with a flexible approach
  • Aware of Health & Safety issues in a kitchen setting
  • Organisation skills
  • Ability to cook meals
  • Ability to delegate kitchen tasks if required
  • Willingness
  • Committed to Equal Opportunities

Experience Required:

  • Some experience cooking for medium - large groups
  • Certificate in Food Hygiene is desirable but not obligatory as training will be provided.

Mandatory Training/Development/Support:

  • Induction
  • Food Hygiene

To apply please complete an application form

Please return your form to: Volunteer Co-ordinator, Age UK Hammersmith and Fulham, 105 Greyhound Road, Hammersmith, W6 8NJ or by E-mail to: volunteer@ageukhf.org.uk