The Olive Branch cafe is open on a Thursday from 11am until 2pm serving teas/coffees, soup, sandwiches and home baking at a very reasonable cost. Customers are older people and others who may be isolated in the community, offering them a welcoming, safe environment to enjoy good food and company. It is hoped that volunteers will get involved in several of the following duties - - preparing cafe area - serving and clearing up - kitchen duties and dishwashing - making soup and sandwiches - operating a simple till - greeting customers and befriending
no upper age limit has been specified
welcome and induction to the project. We plan to offer Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate with the possibility of more in depth food handing training.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - Public transport rates and reimburse volunteers weekly
Car mileage rates @ 20 pence/mile
They are looking for people who are interested in or have some experience of catering and/or working with the public. However reliability, enthusiasm and a willingness to "muck in" as part of a team are equally important.
Restrictions on who can volunteer
No restrictions were specified.
Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References
No, not for this opportunity.
Olive Branch Community Cafe situated on the corner of Meldrum Road and Elgin Street, Kirkcaldy.
This opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).
Find out more about volunteering
View our introduction to volunteering page or contact us to find out more -
our experts love helping people of all ages and backgrounds to become volunteers.
Register your opportunity
If you are an Organisation that would like your opportunity to be registered. You can do this by requesting a registration form here.
Help and Support
Call us to arrange an appointment
Give us a call on 0800 389 6046 to arrange an appointment to chat with our staff about what opportunities are available. Meetings can be arranged outside of the office in some cases.
Register with us
Fill out our registration form and a member of staff will then get in touch with you to discuss volunteering options to suit you.
If you volunteer or you're interested in volunteering then sign up for our free e-mail bulletin for volunteers - it only takes a few seconds. We send out bulletins roughly every two weeks and you can unsubscribe at any time.