Café Assistant - Arne

Wednesday 22 May 2019
Vacancy type:
Office and administration, Helping visitors at our reserves, Retail and marketing

What we're looking for

We want enthusiastic and friendly people to be a part of our new, purpose built shop and café, surrounded by the beautiful RSPB Arne reserve. You will be working as part of the catering team to deliver a fantastic customer experience. With your help we can make it the best cafe in Dorset!

The skills you need

The most important skill you will need in this role is an outgoing, enthusiastic and friendly personality. We want all our customers to be met with a smile and have an excellent experience with the RSPB. -Be excellent at teamwork -A clean and tidy appearance -Comfortable handling cash -A basic awareness of food hygiene would also be useful, but you will be given training on this.

Your time

Half a day per week (3-4 hours)
All year round

What's in it for you?

You will join a thriving team of staff and volunteers and be able to take part in our training and social events programme. It's a great opportunity to meet new people, gain skills and build confidence. A typical day will include clearing tables, washing up, serving and food preparation. The café will help raise vital funds for conservation work, so you will be directly helping the wildlife at Arne and beyond. You will also be able to get out and enjoy the reserve before and after your shift.

How to apply


Andrew Buchanan, Arne Shop and Cafe
Tel: 01929 557827


When you start, you will be given RSPB uniform and a name badge. Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be reimbursed where necessary.

Reference number 7783