Volunteer Catering Assistant


  •  To assist catering services by supporting with preparation of meals and serving to the patients.


  • Basic food preparation tasks in line with orders placed and/or supervision by Cook(s) (e.g., sandwiches, salads etc.)
  • Working in a hygienic and clean manner in line with policy and training, including Personal Hygiene Policy, Cleaning Policy and the equipment colour-coding scheme.
  • To assist serving food and/or refreshments to the patients and their loved ones.


  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Be empathetic and caring .
  • In good physical health.
  • A good understanding and knowledge of food preparation/hygiene would be an advantage; however, training will be provided.


What we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to use your skills to complement our work
  • The chance to share your skills and experience with others
  • Training and support to build new skills
  • A chance to meet lots of new people
  • The opportunity of working as part of a team of dedicated volunteers


Commitment needed:

  • Days/hours to be agreed with the Head Chef.



Voluntary Services Office

Trinity Hospice

Low Moor Rd

Bispham, Blackpool



Telephone number:

Voluntary Services 01253 952575

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