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Chef / Cook

Kilmore West Youth Project CLG

About Kilmore West Youth Project CLG

Kilmore West Youth Project supports young people to be the best they can be by creating a place of welcome, understanding and encouragement. We aim to enhance the lives of young people by meeting their needs and supporting them to reach their full potential.

What's Involved

Do you have a passion for cooking and would like to support young people in the community?

The chef / cook prepares meals for young people aged 10 - 12 years who engage in drop-ins in our centre. You would arrive and prep at 14:00pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Staff will have all materials needed to ensure you’re properly equipped and ready to go. You will use your own initiative and cook what you think is best. Supervision is also available for volunteers, as you may be engaging with young people.

What's required for this position

• An interest in working with young people
• Some experience in cooking and feel confident in the kitchen
• Long term commitment for one year is ideal, however short-term volunteers are also welcome
• Garda vetting is also required
• We understand that the time you give up to volunteer is invaluable, but you will also have to be mindful of the young people you work with. We would ask for a strong commitment from our volunteers to be consistent when working with young people

  • Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
  • Personable Skills
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 6hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Kilmore West Youth Project, Cromcastle Road, Dublin 5

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Mental Health Difficulties

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Volunteers in the past have always had opportunities to grow and develop themselves. This may be from their own interactions with young people or maybe finding a love for the role and pursuing it as a future career.

Getting there

Dublin Bus 27, 27B

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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