Volunteer Café Assistant - Weekends

Martlets Hospice

Register your Interest

The Martlets Café offers a friendly atmosphere for staff, patients and visitors to enjoy a drink or something to eat – and we’d love you to join our team

Where: Martlets Community Café, Martlets Hospice, Wayfield Avenue, Hove, BN3 7LW

When: Saturday or Sunday 8am-12pm or 11pm-3pm

Usual minimum commitment: 4-hour shift

What you’ll be doing:

This role supports the catering team in the smooth running of the Café:

  •  Open the café - turn on the coffee machine, set up the counter snacks & cakes display
  •  Liaise with the chef on duty with regards to the soup and/or hot meal options for day
  •  Serve customers on the till (card and mobile payments), make drinks, clear tables as required, stock up items on display and in the fridge
  •  Assist with the cleaning of the kitchen and café seating area
  •  Close the café – clean the coffee machine, wipe down all surfaces, clear away the display.


  •  Excellent customer service skills
  •  Confident at taking orders, using the till and serving customers
  •  Flexible, reliable and willing to work on your own or as part of a team
  •  Sensitive to the vulnerability of our patients.


      • An opportunity for you to be part of a small friendly team
      • To gain valuable experience of working in a Café environment
      • Relevant training in health and safety specific to the role.

      Practical Considerations

      Reasonable expenses will be paid

      When do I need to be available?

      Details When: Saturday or Sunday 8am-12pm or 11pm-3pm Usual minimum commitment: 4-hour shift
      Morning Afternoon Evening

      Where does this role take place?

      Wayfield Avenue
      East Sussex
      BN3 7LW

      Register your Interest

      • Details
      • Disabled Access
      • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
      • Expenses
      • Health and Safety
      • Induction
      • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
      • Other
      • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
      • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
        through a 3rd party sponsor
      • Suitable for a group of volunteers
      • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
      • Support on Offer
      • This role is adaptable for different abilities
      • Training