- Location: Marrickville NSW
- Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
- Category: Community Services
Saturdays, between 10am-2pm, one or more Saturdays per month. (4-16 hours per month)
- People Learning English
Type of work
- Food Preparation & Service
- Fundraising & Events
- Retail & Sales
Training and orientation will be provided.
Volunteers are sought to cook on the barbecue at a fundraising street food cart at lunchtime on Saturdays in Marrickville. The food varies each week and might include kebabs, sausages, bacon, eggs and a vegetarian option. Various ethnic street food is included from time to time. All funds raised are used to rescue fresh unsold bread from bakeries, slice and package it, and deliver it to those who need it.
You would operate a high-volume barbecue, cook food consistently and safely, and maintain a very high standard of hygiene and cleanliness. All equipment and supplies will be provided. This position is available on Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm, plus setup and cleanup time. Volunteers are asked to volunteer at least one Saturday every month, and to demonstrate reliability, punctuality and a positive attitude.
Main Responsibilities: • Cook a variety of foods simultaneously on a barbecue hotplate • Store cooked food hygienically and keep it hot and fresh • Maintain a clean and safe workplace
Skills Required: • Ability to handle and cook food in a safe and steady manner • A commitment to hygiene in the workplace • Ability to work co-operatively with others and with a minimum of supervision
Reasonable level of spoken English.
Minimum age is 18 years.
Benefits: Volunteering allows you to connect to your community and make it a better place. Dedicating your time as a volunteer helps you to make new friends, expand your network, raise your self-confidence, improve your social and work skills and achieve a natural sense of accomplishment.
Volunteering NSW’s Volunteer Referral Service assists individuals to find volunteer opportunities that match your interests, skills, location and time available to volunteer.
Be sure to provide a phone number on your Expression of Interest, so we can contact you without delay.
If this your first time volunteering, or your first time volunteering in Australia, you may wish to attend Volunteering NSW’s Bridge to Volunteering information seminar held every Friday and learn more about volunteering, how to choose the right volunteer job, the benefits of volunteering and your rights and responsibilities as a volunteer. Details on how to register for this seminar will be included on the email you receive when you Express Interest in this role.