Purpose of the Role:
The aim of ScotsCare’s choir is to bring people together and to raise funds for our work. Singing and being part of a group is proven to improve our emotional and physical well-being. This role will support our Social Events Coordinator (SEC) in preparing and serving food for the choir to share after each weekly choir practice session over the course of 3 x 10 week terms p.a.
- Food preparation – preparing and setting out food bought by SEC and contributions from clients –starting approx. 4.30-5pm and preparing food for choir members to share after rehearsal at 5.45pm Clearing up afterwards with other volunteers and SEC Welcoming clients, paying particular attention to those who may be nervous or shy Respecting confidentiality and maintaining appropriate professional boundaries with clients, some of whom are vulnerable Work in safe manner and in accordance with event safety requirements as outlined by the SEC Report any issues or concerns to the SEC or Volunteer Coordinator as soon as possible
Skills / qualities needed
- Food Hygiene qualification or willingness to do training – we can provide this one day training course if needed Reliable with good time keeping Good communication skills, friendly and a welcoming manner Non-judgemental attitude Awareness and understanding of confidentiality and the need for professional boundaries Compassionate approach to the aims of ScotsCare Willingness to attend training relevant to the role at City Road
What you can expect
- A full induction into ScotsCare and instruction and support to carry out your role Training relevant to your role i.e. Safeguarding adults, confidentiality, boundaries etc Travel expenses reimbursed and refreshments provided Opportunities to be involved in other volunteering roles if interested Volunteer social events and newsletters Volunteers are welcome to join us for food and conversation if time allows.