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Community Kitchens Volunteers

Shoreditch Trust

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Currently we are looking for people to support with Cook and Eat sessions to be run throughout the Summer holidays (beginning Tuesday 27th July 2021 for 5 weeks).
The sessions will last 1.5 hours, with 30 minutes set up and 30 minutes clear down either side.

Locations and times
Hackney Marsh Adventure Playground, Daubeney Fields, (off Kingsmead Way), London E9 5PP - Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10am-12.30pm
Shoreditch Adventure Playground, Mintern St, London N1 5EF - Thursdays 10am-12.30pm

What you would be doing
As a volunteer, you’ll have a range of responsibilities, including:
Setting up the venue including prepping furniture, equipment and ingredients as required
Welcoming participants and supporting them during the session
Assisting with delivery as required by the delivery team
Supporting with maintaining food safety, health and safety and COVID guidance measures
Ensuring that the venue is kept tidy and safe through the session
Assisting with clean-up after the session ends
Assisting with transporting equipment to sessions

How you can benefit
By volunteering with the Food for Life team, you will have the opportunity to:
Experience the excitement of a community cook and eat session
Discover how we tackle the challenge of improving people’s health and understanding of food
Gain practical experience by shadowing trained and experienced delivery staff
Access training opportunities through Shoreditch Trust

Who this is for?
This is an ideal opportunity for people who enjoy working with groups of people from a range of ages and backgrounds. If you love food, enjoy sharing with and learning from others in a relaxed environment and have an interest in supporting people to access a nutritious and balanced diet, then these sessions would be a great fit. The role is particularly suited to people who are interested in working in public health and are looking to gain experience to help their employment prospects.

Jane Hunter

Further location details may be provided below.

Shoreditch Adventure Playground, Mintern St, London N1 5EF Hackney Marsh Adventure Playground, Daubeney Fields, (off Kingsmead Way), London E9 5PP

E9 5PP

One day


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