Community Cook

Bishop Auckland

To cook food for the benefit of the local community


Cooking a variety of meals, light bites, bakes etc. to provide to the local community, mainly through the winter period.
The role may also involve supporting those who are less mobile with food and hot drinks.
Light cleaning duties

Skills & Qualities

Previous experience of cooking for large groups (up to 50)
An ability to cook a variety of dishes using the surplus foods we collect.
The person must be non-judgemental, be able to maintain confidentiality with an easy going manner and good communication skills
Level 2 - Food Hygiene for catering is desirable though if experienced, we may be able to provide this training.

When & Where?

LCBC Community Hub
Selby Close
St. Helen Auckland
DL14 9ED

Fridays though there may be other opportunities for future events or projects.

Training and Support Offered/Expenses

Out of pocket expenses to be covered
Food hygiene, level 2 training with updates (mostly to be completed online)
Ongoing support

Volunteer Benefits

The chance to meet new people
Boosting social skills
Gaining new skills and experience (can be included on CV)
Promoting positive mental health
Being part of a family-like team
Being valued for one's qualities
Building confidence and self esteem
A chance to share knowledge and skills for the benefit of others
Supporting a grassroots community project helping to make a difference in the lives of others
Supporting those who are vulnerable in the community
Promoting a project that actively reduces carbon emissions through the reduction of food waste

Other Information

We welcome volunteers over the age of 16 years

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Type: Climate Change, Families/Parenting, Catering/Cooking, Crisis Support, Poverty

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