Friday Food Chef/Kitchen Support


Role Title: Soup Run Chef/Kitchen Support
Responsible to: Activities and Volunteering Coordinator
Volunteering hours: Minimum 1 Friday per month, early arrival


Mustard Tree aims to combat poverty and create life transforming opportunities for people who are homeless, or are at risk of becoming homeless.

 Role Purpose

To support or lead the kitchen at our Soup Run, where guests who may be experiencing homelessness can get a hot three-course meal and are able to access signposting information for further support.

What you’ll be doing: Role Description

  • Supporting and occasionally leading the kitchen volunteer team.
  • Ensuring all kitchen team are inducted and are in compliance with Health and Safety and Food Hygiene guidance.
  • Interacting with guests, making them feel welcome and identifying where they may need further support.
  • Organising the preparation, cooking and serving of food.
  • Organising the set-up and set-down involved, including any washing up and cleaning required.

General Volunteering Duties

  • Embody Mustard values and represent the charity as required
  • Support volunteers and guests to feel part of the community
  • Work within health & safety guidelines and Mustard Tree policies and procedures

 What we’re looking for: Person Specification

Specification Essential / Desirable
Enjoys working and building relationships with a range of people from different backgrounds Essential
Good team management skills Essential
Flexible and can-do attitude – encouraging others to work to our vision and values Essential
Ability to cook and cater for large numbers Essential
Experience in working with vulnerable adults Essential

If this sounds like you, please get in touch using our Friend Of MT Application Form and contact so that we can find out a bit more about you, your skills, and interests.

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