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Cafe Receptionist with The Whitehawk Inn

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About this volunteering opportunity

Perform reception duties, including answering the phone, taking messages, dealing with enquiries and giving basic information to those interested in the services we provide.

Serve customers hot and cold drinks and snacks and take payment.

Serve customers who would like to use the drop-in computer area by noting their name and taking payment as well as dealing with printer/ photocopier enquiries.

Deal with enquiries about displaying leaflets and posters in the centre.

Please note that this opportunity doesn't need someone to commit for more than one afternoon or morning a week. Please speak with us about what times and days you are available.

About this organisation

We are a community led organisation in Brighton providing information and advice about learning and work, and a range of support activities for adults. For those who are looking to go back to work we offer careers advice, employment support and a range of tailored resources.

Induction, training and support offered with this opportunity

A full volunteering induction will be provided as well as copies of policies and procedures. You will be given a tour of the centre and will be able to work alongside members of staff.

Skills or experience needed for this opportunity

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills: face to face, written & phone
  • Ability to cope in stressful situations
  • Ability to listen and accurately disseminate information
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Evidence of understanding of, and commitment to, Equal Opportunities
  • Experience of working with the public and dealing with customers

Desirable Skills

  • Experience of using a till for simple transactions

The contact person for this opportunity is Stacey Barham, 01273 682 222

  • Expenses are paid for this opportunity.
  • This opportunity is NOT fully wheelchair accessible.
  • Assistance with childcare is NOT available for this opportunity.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday



  • community and social centres
  • volunteering as part of a team
  • administration/finance/fundraising
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