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Call for Christmas catering volunteers to help homeless people

Call for Christmas catering volunteers to help homeless people

Specialist volunteers - including kitchen staff - are invited to join Crisis at Christmas to help provide homeless people with much needed services over the festive season, running from Monday 23 December through to Sunday 29 December.

Crisis is looking for trained chefs, experienced catering staff and people who are confident working in the kitchen. The minimum requirement for every kitchen volunteer is a Level 2 Food Safety Award. 

Centres will be set up in London, Edinburgh and Newcastle by Crisis, the national charity for single homeless people, as part of Crisis at Christmas. The centres will provide vital companionship and hot meals for homeless and vulnerably housed people as well as essential services like health checks, housing advice, training and further education opportunities.

 The catering service at Crisis at Christmas requires over 300 volunteers to keep the kitchens running and provide 29,000 hot meals to guests across all centres.

Shift times vary depending on the centre, but include day and evening slots starting on Sunday 22 December through to Sunday 30 December. Crisis asks that every volunteer signs up for a minimum of two shifts.

Further information can be found on the Crisis website or by calling 0300 636 1000.

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