Lunch Club Helper

Chester le Street

Can you spare a few hours once a month to help our veterans enjoy a trip out to their local lunch club?


This role involves helping our veterans access and exit the restaurant, assist with ordering meals and paying bills, and chatting to our veterans.

You will be helping to make sure everything runs smoothly ensuring that all our veterans can get the assistance they need. Sometimes this will mean providing descriptions of things such as the menu, or guiding a veteran to help them orientate themselves. For this role, we are looking for volunteers who aren’t afraid to get stuck in, and even learn new skills themselves.

Skills & Qualities

The skills and qualities you need:

Friendly & welcoming
Great communicator
Patient & attentive
Willing to get stuck into a variety of tasks
Happy to work in a team
Ability to identify members who may need more support

When & Where?

Every second Wednesday of the month at Sambuca Restaurant, Front Street, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3BE

Training and Support Offered/Expenses

Full training and support is provided and reasonable out of pocket expenses.

Volunteer Benefits

Help our veterans to access their local community and socialise
Get involved in your local community and learn new skills
Helping Blind Veterans UK to achieve victory over blindness

Other Information

Volunteers must be over the age of 18 years and understand the importance of confidentiality and relationship boundaries. The role can be flexible around your other commitments, but we ask that you are reliable and punctual.

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Hours: Every second Wednesday of the month from 12.30 for approx. 2 hours Type: Older People, Veterans & Armed Forces

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