We are seeking volunteer catering assistants to help the Shooting Star Children’s Hospices staff chef with the preparation, cooking and clearing away of meals for the staff, children and families at the hospice.

Location: Christopher’s, Nr Guildford
Time: Tuesday’s or Thursday’s  1030 to 1400
Starting date: ASAP

Duties and key responsibilities

  • Supporting the cook in the preparation of ingredients for recipes selected from the menu
  • Supporting the cook in the cooking of meals
  • Assisting in the clearing up of preparation area including waste removal and washing up
  • Setting up and clearing the dining area
  • Tidying up, cleaning and replenishment of stock in the refreshment area

Essential skills and experience

  • A keen interest in cooking with a friendly and approachable manner
  • A good understanding of kitchen and hygiene processes and requirements
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a busy area of the hospice
  • Energy and enthusiasm

Please note all volunteer roles at our hospices require us to carry out a DBS check. This is a simple online procedure. (This role requires a Standard DBS Check)