Kitchen Helper - Lunch Club

As a volunteer kitchen helper at the lunch club, your role is to support the kitchen staff in the preparation of meals, serving food, tidying up and washing up.

By dedicating your time and skills, you will contribute to creating a welcoming and nourishing environment for those who rely on the lunch club services.

This role includes food preparation:

  • Assist with preparation of ingredients, following the guidelines provided by the kitchen staff.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization in the kitchen area
  • Wash and sanitize cooking utensils, dishes and equipment.
  • Assist in cleaning countertops, floors and other surface as needed.
  • Adhere to health and safety guidelines, including proper food handling, personal hygiene and sanitation practices.
  • Report any potential hazards or concerns to the kitchen staff.
  • Work collaboratively with the kitchen staff, Search staff and other volunteers, to ensure a smooth and cohesive operation of the lunch club.

It is important to foster a positive and inclusive atmosphere for all volunteers and individuals attending the lunch club.

This role forms part of Volunteer Passport Scheme Newcastle and requires you to complete one day of training with Newcastle City Learning. If you would like to apply please email


A genuine interest in helping others and making a positive impact on the community.

Good communication skills and the ability to work well in a team

Basic understanding of food hygiene and safety practices (training can be provided)

Be able to stand for extended period of time and lift moderate loads

Flexibility and reliability in terms of availability and commitment to scheduled shift 


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    18 and above only.
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    All genuine out of pocket expenses paid.
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
    Search staff are always available for any support needed. The volunteer coordinator offers on going support to volunteers.
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 27/10/2023

End Date: 27/10/2024

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


Bishops Court
Tebay Drive
West Denton

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