Café Mentor at the Fab Café (Farnborough Library)

Café Mentor at the Fab Café (Farnborough Library)

Posted for OFLAC

Posted by Volunteer North Hampshire

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The Fab Café based in Farnborough Library is run by the charity OFLAC to give their members with learning disabilities the opportunity to carry out work placements at the Café. Volunteers are needed to actively encourage and guide our members through daily hospitality tasks. We ask for a regular weekly commitment of a 1 x 3 hour shift.


What skills do I need?

Key Skills and Qualities

  • Patience – some tasks may take longer to communicate or complete. Patience in all situations is an invaluable gift volunteers give our members who are doing their work placements
  • Friendly nature as you will be coming into contact with customers and staff
  • Flexibility - tasks don’t always go to plan and when this happens you need to be flexible in your approach to dealing with situations 
  • Well-organised and reliable
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures

Main Tasks

The tasks which volunteers would be supervising / assisting members to complete include:-

  • Hand-washing and correct wearing of PPE when in the kitchen
  • Basic food preparation (washing lettuce, grating cheese etc) and plating up food
  • Cleaning of kitchen and tables with the correct cloths and detergents
  • Interaction with customers visiting the Café; taking customer orders, serving them and taking payments

General Information

  • Hospitality experience is desirable but absolutely not essential as all training will be given
  • DBS clearance – preferred but not essential as we can get this done for you
  • Previous interaction with people with learning disabilities is desirable but absolutely not essential

Training 

  • You will receive a full induction and initial training
  • Food Hygiene Level 1 training will be provided
  • Any other training will be organised as required
  • DBS checks will be organised 

Posted for OFLAC

Posted by Volunteer North Hampshire

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Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Recruitment Process
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When is this role available?

When: 28/01/2022 - 28/01/2023

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Monday, Wednesday, Thursdays and Fridays (09:30-12:30 / 12:30-15:30);
Tuesdays and Saturdays (09:30-12:30)
A weekly commitment to one of these shifts is preferred.

Location:

Farnborough Library
Pinehurst Roundabout
Farnborough
Hampshire
GU14 7JZ

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