Volunteer Cafe Assistant

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Forest Estate Community Hub are looking for volunteers to help at their Honey Bee Cafe on Thursday mornings, which includes a play zone for under 5s. This is a great fit for someone keen to support a leading community group, particularly anyone with existing experience of working in a cafe environment, although enthusiasm and a cheerful disposition are priorities.

Aside from helping to create a warm and friendly environment for cafe users, wider tasks will include:

  • Assisting to set up and set down of cafe area including under 5's play zone, table top activities and computer area
  • Being an active and supportive team member, contributing in a constructive manner and treating all Hub visitors, customers and team members with fairness and courtesy
  • Engage with and encourage adults and children to participate in the games and activities provided
  • Maintaining strict confidentiality at all times
  • Ensure that tables and surrounding area are clean and tidy
  • Serving beverages and snacks as required
  • Assisting with cleaning duties in the kitchen
  • Sharing information about the Hub and its activities and services
  • Demonstrate an understanding of keeping a food environment scrupulously clean
  • Work within strict health and safety guidelines

What skills do I need?

  • A caring, enthusiastic and encouraging individual with a friendly, cheerful disposition
  • Enjoy working with people from all walks of life
  • The ability to communicate and interact effectively with both adults and children
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Responsible and reliable 
  • Previous cafe experience an advantage but not essential

Posted for
The Hub Englefield Green (RM)

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  • Children
  • Families and Parenting
  • Young People


  • Befriending & Buddying
  • Catering


  • DBS check required

When can I volunteer?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No Yes No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Cafe runs Thursday morning from 10 until 12 but you will need to arrive a little earlier to help set up and stay a little later to help clear away.


57 Larchwood Drive
Englefield Green
TW20 0SL

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