About Forest Cafe' and Artspace
The Forest Cafe' is a volunteer run artspace which aims to provide a friendly environment where arts events (music, poetry, visual arts, film etc.) can be put on free of charge. We also promote environmental and political issues through documentaries and literature and we are developing an educational programme.
The Forest Cafe' requires new volunteers to make and serve simple meals and snacks, and drinks such as coffee, tea and juices. Some cleaning is also required. The work is enjoyable and a great way to meet new people, especially as the cafe' has a freindly, relaxed atmosphere. For anyone interested in the arts, or environmental or political issues, it is a great place to make contacts with like minded people. there are discounts on food prices for volunteers, and free meals available during shifts. To see the results of the volunteers work come to some of our events!
Skills & Experience
Numeracy ( must be able to calculate change ) A willingness to learn, and to do cleaning! Also good communication skills and an interest in the arts.
Forest Cafe', 3 Bristo Place, Edinburgh
Training and Induction Details
Volunteers will be asked to do two day shifts when they will receive training. After this they will be able to work days or evenings and can do another day shift if they need more help.
Induction/Training, References, Trial Period
Arts (music /drama / crafts)
Wheelchair Access: False
Disabled Toilet: False
Frequency & Commitment
4 hours per Week
Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.
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