Volunteer Kitchen Assistant

Location: Pilgrims Hospice Thanet (Margate)

Status: Shift times to be agreed with the Head Chef; a minimum commitment would be expected

Pilgrims Hospices is looking for Volunteer Kitchen Assistant at its Thanet hospice. 

We’re looking for people with an interest in food and working in a kitchen who would like to make a positive difference in their local community.

This role will suit you if you’ve got some experience of working in a kitchen environment or have previously worked or volunteered in a catering environment. You’ll provide an essential background service to assist in the smooth running of the hospice.

As a Volunteer Kitchen Assistant your duties will include:

  • Preparing sandwiches and salads, teas and coffees
  • Doing some washing up
  • Using the dishwasher
  • Rotating stock
  • Keeping the store room clean and tidy.

You’ll need to adhere to health and safety guidelines at all times and demonstrate an understanding of keeping the food environment scrupulously clean. You should also be fit enough to lift and carry trays, crockery, glassware and pots. There is a need for strict confidentiality, some flexibility of approach and reliability.

A friendly manner is also required as as you’ll regularly interact with staff, other volunteers, patients, family members and visitors. There is also the potential to develop the role further. Our hospices are friendly, caring environments and full support and training will be provided.

To find out more about this role email the Head Chef with your contact details and they will get back to you:

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