Cooking Project Leader

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Foodcycle have reopened their Community Dining and are following strict procedures to keep both visitors and volunteers safe.

Availability for this role is limited so as a volunteer you will be required to check the availability and sign up for shifts on an ongoing basis.

As a volunteer Cooking Leader, you'll lead on induction volunteers into the kitchen, facilitating the team, creating recipe ideas and leading on the preparation and cooking of the meal. Each project is run on the ground by a team of 8 or more lead volunteers called Project Leaders, with each leader taking a specific role to ensure the smooth running of their FoodCycle Project. These people are passionate, committed and want to make a positive change within their community, they take ownership of their project and make decisions about the day-to-day running of it. You will be required to lead a minimum of 1 cooking session per month. 

What skills do I need?

Team player

Good communication and listening skills




  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
    Previous criminal conviction will not necessarily prevent you from volunteering
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Reasonable expenses reimbursed
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
    Level 2 Food Safety, First Aid, Safeguarding
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 30/05/2019

End Date: 10/05/2022

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details



Pier Avenue Baptist Church
117 Pier Avenue
Clacton on Sea
CO15 1NJ

Posted for
FoodCycle Clacton

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