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Lunch Club Cooking Support Volunteer

For Maldon & District Community Voluntary Service

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The Lunch Club@ Plantation Hall is a planned weekly lunch club for mainly older people who are socially isolated. Run in partnership by Maldon and District CVS and Heybridge Parish Council, they are looking for people who enjoy cooking home style meals to support the club on a regular basis. You will have support from support from our lovely volunteer kitchen assistants. 

You will not be expected to cook every week, this is a flexible role and will be shared between a few volunteers. 

The club provides social interaction, a cooked 2 course meal and activities for its guests each week. 

Volunteer Cooks are needed to help out at the club by preparing / cooking Homestyle meals at each session. 

Typical meals include - Sausage & Mash, Cottage pie, Casseroles etc.

The club takes place every Thursday 10am-2.30pm at the Plantation Hall in Heybridge, with lunch served at about 12pm for approx. 40 guests.

The guests are offered Homestyle traditional meals.

What skills do I need?

 The skills needed for this role are:

- Having a keen interest in cooking.

- Hold a Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate or being willing to achieve this

- Ability to work as part of a team


  • Older People


  • Cooking and Catering


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 20/07/2023

End Date: 20/07/2025

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


Plantation Hall
Colchester Rd

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