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Offered by:
My Sight Nottinghamshire
Location(s): Castle
Address where volunteering takes place: 26 - 28 Heathcoat Street Nottingham NG1 3AA  

How many places are on offer?


Purpose of Role:

Make a difference to our community and gain new skills by becoming a cafe volunteer. Braille and Bean offers a safe space for people to discuss their struggles with sight loss, without fear of judgement or discrimination.

Role Description:

We have opened a brand new community cafe, the Braille and Bean, a safe place for our service users and volunteers to go for lunch and good quality coffee and to have the opportunity to discuss their struggles with sight loss where they don't have to fear judgement or discrimination.

Our cafe volunteers have the opportunity to gain new skills and experience by:
- Making hot drinks with the machine
- Preparing and Serving hot and cold food to customers
- Taking payments
- Ensuring tables are clear and clean for the next customer
- Assisting customers with guiding
- Supporting customers in other areas as they ask

You will receive training for this role (sight loss awareness training and food hygiene Level 2)

Skills and Qualifications:

A background in customer services is desirable, but being person centred is essential. All other training is provided.

When required:

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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? Yes
Age Restrictions:


Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
How long before volunteer can expect a response?

1 working day

How long to complete training and recruitment?

4 - 6 weeks

Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out? Yes
DBS Disclosure required? No

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