Cafe Assistant - Loch Leven

Monday 2 June 2014
Vacancy type:
Office and administration
Loch Leven

What we're looking for

To ensure that all visitors to our cafe receive a warm welcome, receive excellent service and have a pleasurable experience! The duties include dealing with all cafe customers, handling money, taking food orders, serving food and drinks and clearing tables. By volunteering in the cafe, you will help us present the RSPB in a friendly and professional manner. This will increase both visitors' enjoyment and our income.

The skills you need

You will need to enjoy working with the public, have excellent interpersonal skills and be accurate and reliable in handling money and food / drinks. You will need to be presentable, polite, able to use your initiative and able to remain positive and cheerful when things get busy. This role requires you to use a coffee machine, dishwasher, to be able to serve hot soup and drinks, and to be able to lift and carry trays.

Your time

1 day per week
All year round

What's in it for you?

You will get the opportunity to meet people, gain new skills and assist the work of the RSPB. You will also help our customers, ensuring that they have an enjoyable visit to the reserve and you will gain an insight into the operation of a cafe in the tourism field. Depending on demand, accredited training opportunities may arise, e.g. Food Hygiene Certificate. The RSPB is an active and exciting conservation charity, the largest in Europe! We can help you gain skills and give you a valuable insight into our work.

How to apply


Karen Caldwell, Loch Leven
Tel: 01577 862355


Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations. Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us.

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