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Kitchen Volunteer

Location: Chester-le-Street

Role Description

The kitchen volunteer will assist the chef to prepare and serve meals for the individuals that we support on the project.

We also need a volunteer who will assist the chef to prepare meals for the individuals in needs based in the local community

Key responsibilities

  • Help serve the food to service users
  • Supervise service users you may be cooking with
  • Ensure the kitchen is kept tidy
  • Adhere to prescribed food hygiene standards at all times

Skills, experience and abilities

  • Experience of cooking, desirable
  • Ability to assist in cooking for large groups of people
  • Enthusiastic and creative
  • Knowledge of food hygiene practices
  • Friendly and approachable manner, and a good sense of humour
  • Able to work as part of a team with good communication and listening skills
  • Open-minded, with a non-judgemental approach to addiction and recovery
  • A commitment to the aims and principles of Changing Lives, including a commitment to confidentiality

Expected hours/times

Monday to Sunday for 2-3 hours between 10.30-17.30, and/or every Tuesday for 3 hours

Next Step

To find out more about the role please contact Clare Knox, Project Manager, : 07923 214858  or 0191 371 0541,

To apply for this opportunity please contact Sead MasicChanging Lives, Central Office, Unit D13, Marquis Court, 10th Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU. Email :

Apply for this vacancy

To apply for this vacancy, download an application form and return your completed form to Volunteering Manager, Changing Lives, Central Office, Unit D13 Marquis Court, Tenth Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU. Or, apply online by clicking the button below to complete the Volunteer Application Form.

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