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Cafe Assistants

  • Location: Swansea NSW
  • Category: Arts & Culture
  • Type of work
    • Food Preparation & Service
  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • People with disability
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Work Experience
  • Duration

    Regular - more than 6 months

  • Time Required

    Days and Hours available to suit volunteer. Shifts available 9.30am to 12 noon OR 12 noon to 2.30pm. Hours can be banked at this centre for Centrelink committments.

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Working with Children Check *

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

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


Knowledge And Experience

- Previous experience in customer service role
- Experience in food preparation role (school canteen, charity BBQs, café, restaurant, market etc)
- Volunteers Checks- National Police Check and Working with Children's Check (preferred)
- Food Safety/Food Handling qualifications (or willingness to undertake)
- Cash handling experience (preferred)
- Knowledge of nutrition and allergies is beneficial

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


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