LOROS Café Volunteer


Job description

Having somewhere where family and friends can sit, where they can get tasty food and drinks, served by warm and friendly staff sends out a strong message that LOROS cares not just about its patients but their family and friends. How they feel about LOROS is hugely important and often the beginning of a lifetime relationship with the Charity.

To provide a light refreshments service from the LOROS Café to patients, visiting family and friends, staff and volunteers.

The Hospice café is reopening on 6th June from12.30-7pm weekdays. This may extend to 8.30am-7pm Mon-Sun in the near future.

Key Volunteer Duties

  • To provide a warm, friendly service to all customers

  • Making sandwiches, serving coffee using a bean grind machine along with tea and other beverages, cakes and confectionary to relatives, patients and staff

  • Handling of cash to take payment for goods using a touch screen till

  • Using dishwasher to clean the crockery and cutlery

  • Cleaning down, equipment, surfaces tables and the counter area and in the wider Social Area

  • Liaising with the catering staff to ensure the smooth operation of the Café it has all the necessary provisions.

  • Help out in the main kitchen during busy times with light duties such as pot washing, food prep and tidying.

Personal Qualities to fulfil role

  • Clean and tidy appearance

  • Friendly, flexible and reliable

  • Ability to communicate clearly and respectfully

  • Able to work as part of a team and willing to work alone if needed

  • Show respect for others and their diversity

  • Calm under pressure.

Accompanying files


Complete and return our application form. Call us for an informal chat on (0116) 231 3771 or email volunteers@loros.co.uk

LOROS, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QE
Fundraising Regulator