Coffee Shop volunteers wanted

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Leixlip Youth and Community Centre provides a purpose built centre for the youth and community of Leixlip. The centre provides a youth room, community hall, kitchen facilities and rooms to rent to the youth and community. The aims of our organisation is to make a positive difference in the lives of the youth and community of Leixlip, through the provision and management of a multi-purpose youth and community premises. The premises enable the community to both provide and develop a range of services and activities that will meet the changing needs of young people in Leixlip, while promoting their personal and social development

What’s Involved

The Role of a Volunteer • To set up the café ready for opening • To take coffee and tea orders from the customer • To operate the coffee machine • To prepare and serve hot or cold beverages, such as coffee, tea, milkshakes. • To serve scones, prepared foods, such as muffins, pastries • To help with clean up and general tidying around the kitchen • Refilling sugar, butter, jam etc and making sure there are napkins and cutlery available for customers. • To deal with customer queries, requests and problems. Report any problems to Supervisor. • Receive and process customer payments, operating a till. • To keep the machine and work area clean.

What’s required for this position

• Be polite, friendly and helpful to customers. • Focused on customer service. • Able to work well with others – it can be a busy environment at times • Be a good communicator. • Be aware of food safety. • Good at working in a team.

  • Retail/ Customer Service

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 3hrs Weekly

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Volunteers will be gain valuable experience in working in our small community centre coffee shop. Volunteers will be recognised and valued for their contribution to the organisation. Any staff training is offered to volunteers also free of charge.


Contact us on 01 6247435 or email