Hosting Volunteers with The Clockhouse,Milford - Posted 08.04.2022
The Clockhouse is a day centre that has been established for over 30yrs in Milford. We provide a welcoming atmosphere for over 50yr olds in and around the Milford area.
Our aim is to combat social isolation.
The Clockhouse is open from 9.30am - 3.30pm on weekdays and offers a wide range of activities, special events, entertainment and lunches , as well as trips and weekends away.
As a Hosting Volunteer, you will support the team in creating a warm, welcoming environment for our guests. You will serve food, share a meal with our guests,encourage conversation and clean up after the meal. Ensuring food is served in a timely and consistent manner and in accordance with food hygiene requirements.
Hours: Monday 10.30am to 1.30pm & 1.30pm to 3.00pm
Friday 10.30am to 1.30pm & 1.30pm to 3.00pm
Benefits · Ongoing support and advice.
· Free online training modules, including first aid awareness and food allergens.
· Impressive skills to add to your CV and a reference if/when you need it.
· The opportunity to meet a large network of like-minded people.
· A fun, creative volunteer experience within a community led project.
Skills · Have bags of enthusiasm! · Follow all Age UK Surrey policies and procedures – including the volunteering requirements · Follow all training you receive when registering with us · Support The Clockhouse to fulfil its mission of nourishing communities with food and conversation · Strong interpersonal and communication skills · Ability to work independently and as part of a team · Basic knowledge of food handling · Able to take instruction and direction from the Chef · Ensure that all guests are greeted and served in a friendly manner. · Focused and professional attitude · Desire to provide valuable skills and experience to a charitable organisation · Willingness to consider additional tasks/responsibilities.
General to all roles:
Volunteers report to the Clockhouse Manager on site
A Basic DBS will be registered at no cost to you
You are able to apply for more than one volunteer role
You will be supported and guided by the staffing team
You will be invited to an online Induction with Age UK Surrey
If you would like to volunteer or want further information please fill in the on-line Application form.
We offer a warm and friendly environment for the over 50's where members can meet new friends, take part in our many activities or join us for outings or holidays.
The Clockhouse is open Monday to Friday 9.30am-3.30pm. We provide a range of services including hairdressing, chiropody, reflexology, hearing and sight tests.
We offer a in-expensive 2 course homemade lunch with a variety of alternatives on a daily basis as well as a snack bar offering hot drinks, biscuits and homemade cakes.