Bolling Hall Museum
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

Café Volunteers

We are seeking volunteers to support us in the Refreshment Room Café at Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Lister Park.


  • To work under the supervision of museum café staff
  • To create a warm, friendly welcome to the café
  • To serve food and drink
  • To take cash payment and give change
  • To keep the café clean and tidy throughout the days service e.g. clear and wipe tables
  • To work according to agreed food hygiene and health and safety guidelines

Training and support

You will be given a full induction to the site and training by a member of staff in all aspects of the role. Aprons, gloves and all necessary equipment will be provided. The Catering Manager will be working with you and will be in a position of responsibility for your workThis is a great role if you are interested in a career in catering/hospitality in a cultural building. Level 2 and 3 food hygiene training can often be provided.

Person specification

This role is suitable for people who:

  • Are interested in supporting Cartwright
    Hall Art Gallery
  • Enjoy communicating with members of the  public
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Can follow instructions and safety procedures
  • Are keen to learn and are willing to receive specialist training
  • Work well with others in a team
  • Are reliable, trustworthy and punctual
  • Are willing to abide by our code of conduct for volunteers

This role can sometimes be physically demanding and you may be on your feet all day.

What’s in it for you?

  • Becoming part of a friendly and dedicated team
  •  Volunteering in a significant heritage site
  •  Meeting people and making new friends
  • Improving your communication skills
  • Enjoying new experiences
  • Great personal satisfaction, since you have the opportunity to make a real difference to our visitors’ experience
  • Are willing to abide by the Council’s code of conduct for volunteers and staff

Expenses: out-of-pocket travel costs between home and volunteering place will be offered.

When:  Tues – Fri 10am – 3pm
and Sat & Sun 11am – 3pm. Let us know your chosen day/s.

Responsible to:

Volunteer Coordinator and museum café staff.

How to apply:

A Volunteer Code and Policy can be obtained by emailing the below.

Please send your registered interest to: or call t: 07976 747341

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