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Volunteer: Catering Team

Catering Team

"Combine spectacular scenery with Christian fellowship and serve as part of a fun team helping Keswick Convention to take place.... why wouldn't you volunteer?”

What Will I be Doing?

You will be:

  • Assist breakfast preparation in Rawnsley Hall for around 150 volunteers
  • Restock, set up drinks and refreshments in the Team, Staff and Speaker Spaces.
  • Check team spaces are clean and tidy.
  • Collect lunches for the lunchtime planning meetings and deliver to Admin Block.
  • Provide, set up and set down light refreshments for afternoon and evening receptions.
  • Monitor volunteer wristbands for Rawnsley Hall for meals.
  • Be ready to support other teams as needs arise
  • Assist with whatever is needed behind the scenes

What Skills and Experience do I Need?

You will need to:

  • have lots of enthusiasm for teamwork  
  • be able to prepare basic food items  
  • be able to work under a team leader  
  • have a good sense of hygiene and cleanliness 
  • have the appropriate food hygiene certificate 
  • have a good level of spoken English
  • be ready to support other teams if/when a need comes up

When and Where Will I be Working?

  • You will be based in the kitchen on site.  
  • You will be expected to arrive in time for a briefing meeting on Saturday lunch time, and will be on duty each day until the following Saturday morning.
  • You will be on duty each day. The days will be long, although we do try to factor in some rest time each day.

Volunteers are required to: 

  • be aged 18 years or older 
  • be a committed Christian who is regularly attending and active in a local church 
  • be able to complete an online application and provide details of 2 referees – one who must be a leader within your church. Neither can be related to you.  
  • confirm their agreement to and abide with the Keswick Ministries beliefs, values & code of conduct

Full-time volunteers will receive:  

  • free accommodation  
  • three meals a day  
  • reimbursement of reasonable travel expenses  
Keswick Ministries