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Evening Meal Cook Volunteer - Byron Road

This 15 bed project provides short term supported accommodation, assessing the needs of individuals and exploring housing options.

It acts as the primary accommodation response to rough sleeping within the local community, working with some of the most complex need cases. A holistic approach is used, and residents will work in partnership with their key worker, the whole staff team and local agencies on a personalised route out of homelessness.


5 Byron Road, Worthing, BN11 3HN


From 5pm – 8pm, Monday - Sunday

Role Purpose:

To cook a nutritious hot meal for the residents using the food resources available.

 Main duties:

The evening meal cook works independently to make nutritious hot meals for the residents using the food resources available, and making sure that they kitchen is left in a clean and tidy state after they have finished. Sometimes volunteers mat wish to cook the meal with a partner or friends. This is fine, so long as they also register as a volunteer with Turning Tides.

Additional requirements to be adhered to at all times:

  • To communicate with staff on duty.
  • To be flexible to the needs of the staff member on duty if these dictate that the duties of the Volunteer change slightly during the shift.
  • To abide by the Confidentiality and Professional Boundaries Policies at all times.
  • To maintain at all times the Ethos of Turning Tides, offering equal access to services regardless of gender, race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, nationality or ethnic origin, educational status or disability.


Flexible – One evening per month or one evening per week.

 Support offered:

As part of this role volunteers with be given access to Food Safety training.


Please note this role will require two character references.

Professional boundary and confidentiality training will be covered during the induction meeting.


For more information please contact our Volunteer Team on 01903 680743 or email volunteering@turning-tides.org.uk