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St Wilfrid's Centre

St Wilfrid's Centre logo

St Wilfrid's Centre provides support for adults who are isolated or disadvantaged because of mental health problems, learning disability, institutionalisation, poverty, or alcohol/ drug related problems. People who attend the Centre have a wide variety of needs. All are encouraged to maximise their quality of life and overcome barriers of social exclusion. Volunteers play a vital role in helping St Wilfrid’s Centre clients to achieve this

Kitchen Volunteer 2019/20

This opportunity takes place between 21 Aug 2018 and 31 Aug 2020.

Interested in cooking? Want to help a local charity support socially excluded men and women? If you’re looking to gain new skills and experience of working in a kitchen environment, look no further - St Wilfrid's Centre needs kitchen volunteers!

What skills do I need?

an interest in food and cooking is necessary. Good time keeping and reliability. Also a willingness to learn and develop. It is a small working area so you have to be able to work around people too!

What will I gain?

A sense of satisfaction when you watch our clients eat your meals. Experience in a small commercial kitchen. Feeling that you are helping the local community and those people in a difficult situation. You will also get to know people away from university and develop new friendships

Training and support

You will have to do a level 2 online Food Hygiene Course and attend Volunteer induction. As St Wilfrid's Centre is a small day centre, support is given by everyone is a variety of ways. The Volunteer Co-ordinator is always available for a chat.

Time commitment

1 shift (4 hours) either a week or fortnightly

Food

No

Travel

Yes

Childcare

No

DBS (criminal records) check

No

Location

524 Queens Road Sheffield S2 4DT

Travel information

Lots of buses from the town centre pass our centre.
  • CausesHomelessness, Learning disability, Mental health
  • FrequencyEvery week
  • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, Friday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsHands-on tasks
  • Careers and AspirationsSocial work, Third sector and charity work

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