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Are you passionate about making a difference for vulnerable women, the elderly and local community?

Would you like to support a project that aims to help vulnerable women back to independent living and reach the local community through our community cafe? We have an exciting opportunity to join a team dedicated to achieving just that.

Cafe Volunteer Supervisor

Location:  Christchurch, Dorset
Job Type:  Permanent
Hours:  20 hours a week
Salary:  £10 per hour
Closing Date for Applications: 19th January 2020
Interviews:  Friday 24th January 2020

If successful you’ll be the key point of contact in our friendly community cafe, working for the Water Lily Project (WLP) – a local charity that supports and empowers vulnerable women and provides nutritious affordable meals to the local community.

Based in the Water Lily Cafe in Christchurch, working  9:30am-1:30pm Monday-Friday, you’ll be supporting our wonderful team of cafe volunteers, taking a lead in their induction, training, producing great tasting affordable food  and supporting the work of WLP to make the cafe a success. 

About you
As the lead point of contact at the cafe you’ll have excellent catering and hospitality skills and a keen eye for detail when it comes to food presentation. You’ll really understand the value of volunteering, and have experience of supporting and training volunteers. You’ll be able to work under pressure and be self-motivated and enthusiastic. You’ll also have basic administrative skills in Word and Excel in order to log volunteer supervision, food allergies, COSH and other administrative duties.

What we can offer in return
In return we offer the knowledge that you’ll be making a positive difference to women in need and the local community every day, your salary will be £10 per hour plus contributions to pension scheme, we provide a  mobile phone and 4 weeks paid holiday plus all bank holidays, 

Please see the attached job description and person specification and job particulars for more information. Please note, it is not our policy to accept CV’s so please complete the application form and send or email to:

Liz Carter – Project Manager
Post: Water Lily Project, 131 Barrack Rd, Christchurch, BH23 2AW

For an informal chat about the job please phone Liz Carter – Project Manager on 07743 719063

Job Description – Cafe Volunteer Supervisor

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If you would like to find out more about The Waterlily Project and/or get involved, please contact us and we will be happy to chat at any time.

131 Barrack Rd, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2AW

Call Us: 07743 719063 (Manager) or 07507 890116 (Support Worker)