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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
  • Commitment

    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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