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Open Gardens Pop-up Tea Room Assistant

Days:  Between May and August. Be able to attend for either the morning/afternoon or the whole day

Location: Throughout Hastings and Rother

What is the role?

Assisting the Fundraising team with the running of Open Garden events, ensuring they run smoothly and provide an excellent experience to all visitors.

What will I be doing?
  • Providing a welcoming and positive atmosphere whilst assisting with excellent customer service to the visitors
  • Supporting the fundraising team in the setting up, running and packing away of the pop-up tea room
  • Assisting with the preparation and serving of food for visitors
  • Taking visitors food orders and ensure they are passed on or completed
  • Assisting in preparing and maintaining the aesthetics of the tea-room (decorating tables and laying out the cake selection)
  • Maintaining a full supply of refreshments on offer for visitors
  • Ensuring the provisions for visitors are replenished
  • Assisting with general housekeeping
  • Being mindful of limiting any environmental impact
  • Demonstrating ‘best food hygiene practice’ at all times when preparing, handling and serving food, being mindful of allergies, intolerances and cleanliness
  • Being aware of your health and safety responsibilities and the location of the safety equipment (for example fire blanket and contact number for first aider)
  • Attending relevant training, support meetings and supervisions as required
  • Attending 2 meetings a year to review and develop the event
  • Understanding and demonstrating relevant policies and procedures during your volunteering at St Michael’s Hospice.
Are you interested? 

For further details, please read the role description and complete an application form.  You can return your application form either by email, post or bring it with you when you come to the Hospice. Upon receipt of this, we will invite you in for an informal discussion. We look forward to hearing from you!  

Get in touch with our Voluntary Service team

For further information call us on 01424 445177 or email us