Residential Children's Project - Kitchen Crew

What You'll Do: 

Free To Be supports particularly vulnerable children to begin to change their stories about who they are, and who they can be. Our residential Kitchen Crew volunteers volunteer for 1 week at a time, staying on-site overnight, and ensure that our adventures are possible by creating nutritious meals for the children, running cooking workshops for the young people and you also have the option to go out on the activities too! You’ll spend your days singing along to the radio whilst you food prep with the other Kitchen Crew team members, going for walks to pick flowers to decorate the tables or just generally helping out with things around the site. Once the young people get back from their activities, they’ll be ready to devour biscuits as they tell you all about their day and try to convince you to go for a quick bounce on the bouncy castle with them… You’re also the project fairies who organise little treats for the other volunteers (like hidden chocolates or a sneaky portion of brownies for the evening) - you’ll be given a budget for this and can decide what you want to do with your Kitchen Crew teammates.

Why You'll Love It: 

Food, board and activities during your time volunteering is covered by us. Full safeguarding training (online) and induction training with team and other new volunteers (online). Additional food hygiene and allergens training (level 2- online), with cost covered by us.

What You'll Learn: 

You will gain full training in working with children and safeguarding. You’ll gain confidence, make a huge difference to the lives of these children and meet some incredible other like-minded volunteers.

 

What We're Looking For: 

We need a whole range of attributes from different volunteers. Our current volunteers may love sport and jumping into every activity with our children, whilst others may prefer having reflective chats over hot chocolate with the children about their days. Whatever your skillset, so long as you want to provide some deserving young people with the fun break they need, we would love to have you!

 

Summary
Volunteering
Other
Families
Health
Mental Health
Social Care
Young People
London-wide
1 Weeks Minimum
40 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Organisation
Teamwork
Time Management
Communicating
Empathy
Languages you should know: 
English
Full professional
Relevant interests: 
Charity / Nonprofit
Food and Beverages
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Requirements: 
DBS check
In-Person Interview
Over 18 years old
Training

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