Opportunity Code: VH104-10172
Closing Date to Apply: -
Purpose: As a volunteer Hosting Project Leader, you’ll act as the maître’ d of the team, running your Project’s front of house and helping to create a warm, friendly atmosphere that will make both volunteers and guests want to return each week. Your team of volunteers will lay the tables, greet guests, and serve the food – all under your guidance!
You will be responsible for:
• Running hosting sessions, leading a team of volunteers to
serve a three-course meal in a limited timeframe.
• Ensuring the team are following the food safety procedures
set out in our kitchen handbook.
• Inducting new volunteers.
• Encouraging the whole team to have input into creating a
warm, friendly atmosphere for guests.
• Completing the weekly session report via the Project Leader
• Reporting any accidents and incidents.
• Together with the Cooking Project Leader, recognising,
responding to, and reporting any safeguarding issues or
Attend regular project leader meetings to discuss as a team
how things are going.
Lead a minimum of one session per month (sessions take
place weekly on Monday evenings).
Follow all policies and procedures.
Complete level 2 food safety, food allergens, and
Complete an enhanced DBS check (required for all roles
involving ‘regulated activity’).
Complete the session project report on organisations
website after leading a session.
Time needed from Volunteer:
The organisation hopes that project leaders stay with them for a minimum of 6 months, to enable them to get the most out of the role.
The suggested minimum time commitment for the hosting project leader role is 8 hours a month to be arranged with the organisation.
Skills Experience & Qualifications:
You don’t need to have any previous hosting experience – you just need to love food and motivating people!
Shadowing, Online Training and Introductions Provided
Additional training provided from organisation:
Level 2 Food Hygiene
Other optional training incl. Nutrition, Conflict Management.
Note: you must not be barred from working with children and adults who may be vulnerable and at risk of abuse or neglect.
Must be 18+
Out of Pocket expenses paid in line with organisations volunteer policy.
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