Volunteer Barista - Heart of the Park Cafe

Could you provide your skills in our new Cafe? 

Main responsibilities of this role include:-

  • To provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere for our customers, volunteers and staff
  • Prepare the Barista machine and run daily cleaning routine
  • Prepare drinks as requested
  • Greet customers courteously and with a smile
  • Refill crockery ensuring a range of cups are avialable at all times 
  • Take orders and payments for coffee and food 
  • Pass on orders for food to kitchen volunteers with any specific requests

Other tasks may include (and not limited to):-

  • Attend or contribute to volunteer meetings, whenever possible
  • Adhere to the volunteer policies and procedures including Heath and Safety 
  • Contact Park Play if you are unable to fulfil your commitment so that replacement cover can be arranged 
  • Keeping Park Play area clean and tidy 
  • Maintain personal cleanliness throughout your shift 
  • Work as part of a team, supporting other volunteers 
  • Be aware of the suspended coffee system 


What kind of skills do I need for this role?:

  • Barista skills and skills preparing professional style coffees/beverages 
  • Good communication/literacy skills
  • Pleasant, approachable and helpful manner 
  • Good judgement and ability to think on your feet
  • Ability to keep calm and ask for help when required 


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 12/06/2019

End Date: 13/12/2019

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Specific days and hours to be agreed


Park Play & Cafe
Leigh Park Community Centre
Dunsbury Way
Leigh Park

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