UnitingCare Volunteering Portal

📄 Currently Recruiting - Central Queensland - Cafe Attendant (Emerald)


Trusted for generations. Iconic in Queensland, officially trusted by Australia We’re an award-winning care provider, recognised as Australia’s Most Trusted Brand in Queensland for home care and residential care services. It’s a testament to both the quality of our work and the relationships we’ve built since 1953. 

This volunteer opportunity will help to help maintain a sense of community and connectedness for residents by providing the best customer service, meaningful social interaction and a place to enjoy the company of family and friends.

The cafe is located in a beautiful outdoor area, perfect for relaxing and chatting. The team is focused and dedicated to providing excellent service to our residents. They ensure that safety procedures are followed, and the area stays clean and tidy. Volunteers are valuable members of our dedicated team and are supported by staff to achieve maximum satisfaction from their contribution.


126 Borilla Street Emerald 

Volunteers are valuable members of our dedicated team and work collaboratively with staff

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Tasks involved include:

▪️ Organising food/drink supplies in advance

▪️ Set up before opening and clean up when closing café

▪️ Greeting customers and taking orders

▪️ Preparing and serving food and beverages.

▪️ Reporting any concerns to staff immediately


This is a great opportunity to:

▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference

▪ Enjoy social interaction with others

▪ Gain invaluable workplace experience 



12:30 pm - 4:30 pm 

Sunday (Afternoon) 


Time Commitment: Minimum time commitment of 3-4 hours occasionally 



▪️ Good interpersonal and communication skills

▪️ Friendly, polite, and patient manner

▪️ Ability to follow instructions and work cooperatively

▪️ Customer service skills

▪️ Cleanliness

▪️ Food Safety (training provided)

▪️ Reference Checks

▪ Influenza Vaccination

▪ Working with children

▪ NDIS Workers Screening check

▪ National Police check


This role is accessible for people using:

▪ a wheelchair or mobility device

▪ accessible toilets


UnitingCare values diversity in our organisation and we have some principles in place that will help to promote both inclusion and access.  If you have any other accessibility requirements, please discuss these at the time of the interview.



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