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Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre

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The centre provides essential information and practical help to thousands of refugees and asylum seekers in the Coventry area, originating...

Cooking group Co-ordinator Volunteer

This opportunity takes place between 01 Nov 2019 and 30 Jun 2020. Applications closed on 22 Oct.

To co-ordinate and run a cooking sessions in the CRMC housing. Co-ordinator needs to plan sessions, gather resources and ingredients and deliver to residents of CRMC housing. Sessions aim to teach residents in to cook healthy and nutritious meals on a budget, support with socializing and integration into the local community. Volunteer co-ordinator will be supported by the Housing unit to ensure they have what they need to do their role. Out of pocket expenses will be provided.

Hours per week


Hours details

4 Hours per week. 2.5 to run the group and 1.5 preparation/planning time. Flexible on what days and hours on a Mon-Fri.

Training available

Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate. 2 Day CRMC training.


Coundon, Coventry

DBS required?


Benefits to self

• Learn new skills and gain experience in coordinating activities • Possibility to gain a qualification (Level 2 hygiene certificate).

Benefits to others

• Supporting others to live a healthy lifestyle and teaching new skills • Helping refugees and Migrants integrate into UK society

Transport details

Travel to CRMC housing to run sessions. Out of pocket expenses reimbursed.

Time commitment

Minimum 6 months 4 hours per week (times and days flexible Mon-Fri). Cooking sessions run for 2.5 hours a week. 1.5 hours for preparation to be done around own commitments.


Supported through out role by CRMC housing team and Volunteer Co-ordinator.


All out of pocket expenses reimbursed.
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