Are you a whizz in the kitchen? We might have the perfect role for you! Become a People’s Takeaway Catering Assistant and support the preparation of food for distribution to residents in financial hardship.
The People’s Takeaway service is an innovative project that provides hundreds of hot meals to East Durham Residents who are in financial crisis. The hot meals are delivered to the resident’s door like a takeaway. The project provides takeaways on a regular basis to households across East Durham, and since its launch has delivered thousands of meals. We are looking to recruit more volunteers to maintain this volunteer led project, we would love you to join the team.
As a Catering Assistant, the role involves a number of tasks including:
Preparing hot and cold food
Maintaining cleanliness of kitchen and equipment
Monitoring and recording temperatures of equipment
Ensuring meals are prepared and ready for collection in line with anticipated delivery times
Support the wider team where needed to ensure delivery of high-quality food to clients
Participate in an ongoing programme development, reviews and training
Ensure Health and Safety rules are always adhered to
Respecting confidential information at all times
Food preparation experience or be willing to learn
Enthusiasm and the ability to work independently and in a team
Good communication skills
Friendly, reliable, non-judgemental and non-discriminating
Interest in working in the community
Working as a Catering Assistant you will gain:
Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate
Experience working in a busy kitchen environment
The opportunity to make a positive difference to the people that need our help
Experience in providing a service that is both rewarding and satisfying
Out of pocket expenses reimbursed
Ongoing support and training
Sound like the role for you? Get in touch with Lindsey Wood for more information on becoming a Catering Assistant or to make an application, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively call East Durham Trust: 0191 5693511
East Durham Trust Community House Yoden Road Peterlee SR8 5DP T: 0191 5693511
Charity No: 1117642 Company No: 05934124
What We Do
We help the communities of the former district of Easington which is made up 20 distinct areas, most of which are former Pit villages that continue to be hugely affected by deprivation and health inequality. East Durham Trust’s operates on a ‘hub and spoke’ approach through well-established partnerships with our communities. We work directly with community members and partners to facilitate prevention, intervention and crisis support services delivered in our communities, for our communities and by our communities.
We empower people to take ownership of their own needs and work to lift up those most in need in East Durham. We help build and maintain meaningful relationships within our community ensuring those on the margins are helped to be in reach of a spectrum vital services.