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Volunteer at our Senior Health Shop, meet new people and make new friends

Volunteers aged 18+ are required to help with:

  • sorting and freezing new supplies
  • taking orders and serving
  • cooking
  • using the till
  • clearing and washing up
  • cleaning tables/putting everything away

Days available are Monday, Wednesday and Friday, opening at 09:15am and closing at 12:30pm.

Volunteers need to be fit & able.  Will need to take and pass the Essential Food Handling Certificate.  A recent pass will also be fine.

We have no re-open date, but are putting volunteers through our selection procedures, ready for when restrictions allow us to open again.

This opportunity and environment is a fantastic place to socialise and make new friends.  There is always time to socialise and have a laugh, we try to do 2 trips a year for the volunteers, a summer trip, and a Christmas shopping trip, we have 2 fundraiser fairs, Spring/Easter and Christmas, Christmas lunch out, and volunteers' meetings around 3 times a year with sarnies and cakes!
Monday is our stitch class; the cafe is open through this, and Wednesday our Exercise class, the cafe is closed during this time, and we encourage the volunteers to join in, we still open and set up early, because we can't clatter & chatter while the class is running.

Time commitment: A suggested time commitment is a few hours each week.
Expenses reimbursed: Travel expenses can only be reimbursed to those living in Barry/Rhoose due to funding
Training provided: Full training is provided.  Informal chat to meet them over Zoom, send applications by email, or post and then when application forms & references are returned, their Induction over Zoom.
Selection procedures: An informal discussion, application form completion and 2 references.

Volunteering Form

If you are interested in this opportunity please contact us using the form below and quote the vacancy.