Community Cafe Co-Ordinator - Telford & Wrekin CVS

Hours: 18hrs per week 

Location: Telford & Wrekin CVS 

 Job Description: This post will share the daily management of the community café at the CHEC
Community Centre and to develop community activities and events that help to make the
café a vibrant and welcoming community hub.
You will provide quality food and beverages (light suppers, evening meals, small catering
orders, simple meals and be able to batch cook fresh meals for freezing) maintaining high
food safety standards and customer satisfaction.
You will supervise, teach and empower a team of volunteers with additional needs.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• You will ensure that the café provides a range and level of customer service that will
result in a high level of customer satisfaction
• You will manage volunteers to ensure that the café is always staffed with trained
vibrant personnel making the environment inclusive and celebrating adults with
additional needs.
• You will prepare suppers and evening meals with a level of innovation to deliver an
interesting menu. Stock control, rotation and wastage will be the responsibility of this
• Maintain effective working relationships with the centre’s staff and volunteers.
• To ensure food and hygiene standards are maintained and procedures followed
always. To ensure compliance with all Café procedures
• To oversee the operation of the café, including stocking and pricing
• To ensure a positive relationship is maintained with all food outlets
• To ensure food is collected and utilised in a safe manner

• To liaise with all external providers maintaining relationships with the community of
Madeley and surrounding areas
• Manage all administrative records, including financial aspects and purchasing of café
• Cash handling including daily reconciliation
• Ensure all banking is completed in a timely manner
• To carry out other duties from time to time as appropriate
Qualifications / Experience
Evidence of a solid general education is required together with GCSE A*-C / 9-4 or
equivalent including English and Mathematics along with good keyboard skills and the
ability to use Microsoft Office applications, i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer and
an understanding or knowledge of Access. Evidence of further education or training that
would support your application
Telford and Wrekin CVS operates a friendly, informal team. However, we aim to maintain
the highest standards of service and efficiency. Experience of working in a small team in
a busy office environment would, therefore, be an advantage.
Support, supervision and training, where necessary, will be provided.
Hours of Work: Hours of works will usually be 16:00 – 22:00, 3 days per
week including Saturdays. A flexible working pattern will
be necessary.
Time off in lieu can be arranged (overtime is not paid).
Place of Work: Madeley Community Café
32 High Street
You will be required to work at any of our premises from
time to time, as well as out in the community.

How to Apply: 

Further Information:
For an informal discussion contact Jeni
Kuczynska, Deputy CEO, on (01952)
916081 or by email
For an application pack, please contact
Karen Morrow, HR Officer, on (01952)
916036 or email

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