Bar and Café – Volunteer

Purpose of the role

Our bar and café volunteers will play a vital role in ensuring our café and bar areas are welcoming spaces for visitors during the day and provide refreshments during our scheduled events, exhibitions and performances.

Supporting our Bar and Café Supervisor, you will play a key role in helping us achieve our aim to keep the Sub Rooms a thriving, friendly, community, arts venue at the heart of Stroud.

What is involved

As a café / bar volunteer you may be asked to help with the following:

  • Provide a warm welcome and friendly, helpful customer service to visitors using the café or bar
  • Serve customers, taking hot and cold food and drink orders, including serving alcohol.
  • Use a till system and handle cash and card payments
  • Help maintain a clean and safe café area including cleaning tables and equipment used in the café
  • Help with kitchen tasks such as cleaning dishes, wiping worktops etc
  • Comply fully with all Health and Safety and Food Hygiene Regulations at all times

What we are looking for

  • Good communication skills and a friendly, positive attitude
  • Reliability, commitment and flexibility
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
  • Volunteers who share our aim to be perceived as a friendly and diverse community environment where everyone is respected and valued.

What you will gain from this opportunity

  • Hands on experience of working with a friendly bar and café team.
  • Meeting new people and spending time in a supportive, creative community
  • Full induction and training, with opportunities for more specific training and development
  • Special benefits and ticket offers for you and your family/ friends
  • The knowledge that you are playing a vital role in supporting the Sub Rooms for the whole community to enjoy for generations to come

Time Commitment

Opportunities exist to volunteer for a regular shift during the day or on a more ad hoc basis during our evening and weekend performances – times will vary depending on the programme. There is no obligation from our volunteers, but we do really require and respect reliability

For more information or to apply, please contact Heather at [email protected], or on 07931 138569  (mobile) or click here


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