By the River Café

Regina Cremin

By the River Café image

Aim or goal of position

By the River Café @ Highland Hospice provides members of the public, patient visitors, staff and volunteers with home baking, snacks and lunches, and is a valuable source of fundraising for the Hospice.  The café is counter service and volunteers serve teas, coffees, baking and light lunches prepared in the kitchen.  They also take payment.

Main responsibilities and suggested activities

  • To provide high standards of customer care to all who visit the café
  • To serve home baking, snacks and lunches to customers
  • To operate the till
  • To clear tables

Skills / attributes and/or qualification(s) required

  • Excellent customer care skills
  • A friendly and outgoing personality
  • A good level of fitness is essential as this role involves a lot of walking and standing
  • Confidence in dealing with money is required

Estimated hours

Volunteers are asked to commit to one shift a week. By the River is open Monday to Friday from 10.00am - 4.00pm (two shifts) and on Saturday from 11am - 3.00pm (one shift).

Work site

Highland Hospice, Ness House, 1 Bishops Road, Inverness, IV3 5SB



More volunteers

Patient Driver

Suzanne Mackay

Retail Van Driver

John Urquhart and Sandy Cameron

Ward Clerk

Ian Smith and Louise MacKenzie

Helping Hands Volunteer

Sarah Mason and Elizabeth Ross

Hairdresser and Beautician

Alison McRitchie

Shop Volunteer

Olive Thomson and Rachel MacPhee

Receptionist (Ness House)

Yvonne Macdonald and Joan Brydon

Ness Islands Railway Guard