We are looking for volunteers to Support the running of ‘Wired In’, a community drop-in, run
in partnership with Gilfillan Memorial Church
To help us run a safe and supportive group for parents, caregivers and children in Moredun.
> Help set up the hall for use during the drop-in, and prepare food and drinks. During the drop-in the volunteer would assist in serving food and drink, as well as chatting with anyone attending. After the group has finished, the volunteer is also expected to assist in cleaning and housekeeping. For this reason a volunteer should arrive on time and give as much notice as possible if they are unable to volunteer.
> Help make individuals attending the cafe feel welcomed and comfortable. This can be through serving food and drinks, facilitating activities or having a chat. The volunteer should balance this with being aware of boundaries.
> Signpost individuals who are seeking support to staff or to other relevant services.
> Alert a staff member in the cafe if there are concerns about an individual or situation within the group.
Kitchen Volunteers Responsibilities:
> Prepare cakes, soups and other foods
> Ensure that the kitchen remains clean and tidy
> Take orders from customers, preparing and serving food and drinks
Computer / Job Search Volunteers Responsibilities:
> Offer IT support and help participants in learning computer skills
> Support participants with online tasks such as following their job centre agreements, CV writing, filling out online forms etc
Important pre-requisites for the role:
> For the kitchen role, experience in a commercial kitchen is an asset. Volunteers for the kitchen should have a relevant Food Safety certificate or be prepared to go through this training.
> For the Computer / Job Search volunteer role, experience in using computers is essential, including knowledge of using web browsers, email and Word
> Volunteers must be confident, friendly and encouraging.
> The role may vary week to week. Volunteers should be adaptable and able to take initiative.
> Though the role does not require the volunteer to be a Christian, they must be aware and respectful of the Christian ethos upon which Bethany Christian Trust is founded.
Gilfillan Memorial Church,
24 Whitehall Crescent,
Dundee, DD1 4AY
Pattern of hours:
Volunteers are needed on a Friday 10:00am – 1:30pm
As Bethany is a Christian organisation applicants interested should be in sympathy with and accept the mission, vision and values of the organisation.
Please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org