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Roots Coffee Shop Support Worker

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Roots Coffee Shop Support Worker

Cope Foundation

Cork

At a Glance

  • Start Date:10/02/2020
  • End Date:03/04/2020
  • Closing date:26/06/2020
  • Post Updated:17/12/2019
  • Min Hours:4
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:Barista experience is essential for this role.

Description

Following on from the success of Cope Foundations Roots Coffee Shop in our Garden Centre in Montenotte we are running a pilot project on UCC's main campus opening up a second Coffee shop to train adults with an intellectual disability in Barista skills, customer service, communication and cash handling skills. 

Volunteers are needed to help support these adults in their café roles. Helping to make coffees, operate the till, cleaning duties and providing excellent customer service.    

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

The Roots Coffee Shop will be open 8.30 to 4.30, Mon to Fri and we would welcome help during those hours.  We are asking for a minimum of 4 hours per week and a 3 month commitment.  Induction training will be provided and runs for 2 ½ days. 

Skills required for this role:

Barista experience is essential for this role.  We would really like someone who has a lot of experience working in a busy coffee shop, good communication skills, patience and a genuine interest in working with people with intellectual disabilities.  

Details of time commitment needed for role:
The Roots Coffee Shop will be open 8.30 to 4.30, Mon to Fri and we would welcome help during those hours. We are asking for a minimum of 4 hours per week and a 3 month commitment.

Minimum time commitment per week:
4 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Application form, Garda vetting, interview, reference checks

Contact

If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Milly Farrell

Address: Cope Foundation, Bonnington, Montenotte, Cork

Website: https://www.cope-foundation.ie/

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