The Donkey Sanctuary is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide. We are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering, and their contribution to humanity is fully valued. We are achieving this by transforming the quality of life for donkeys, mules and people worldwide through greater understanding, collaboration and support, and by promoting lasting, mutually life-enhancing relationships.

These are exciting times for The Donkey Sanctuary, and we are looking for 6 Front of House Assistants to join the growing team at our restaurant, ‘The Kitchen’.

You will play a key role in ensuring all visitors have a great restaurant experience during their visit to The Donkey Sanctuary. Working at the counter you will pride yourself on your Experience of delivering excellent customer care and visitor service in a fast-paced environment, and your ability to build a rapport with visitors. Experience of working Front of House in a high-volume catering operation, along with excellent verbal communication and Barista skills is essential.

These are variable hours, fixed term contracts, starting as soon as possible until 31st December 2019. Shifts will be discussed with the Line Manager but flexibility will be required for weekend working and to cover school and half-term holidays. Extra hours may also be available to assist with covering staff absence.

If you feel you have the qualities, skills and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding and vital role, and would like to be part of the evolving program of change taking place within the charity, we would love to hear from you. Based in Sidmouth, Devon – “an area of outstanding natural beauty

Closing date for completed applications: 12.30pm on Wednesday 13 February 2019.

For more information about this role please download our Job Description and Person Specification. Please download the Word document to complete your application on a computer (preferred option) or, print the PDF form to complete your application by hand.

The Donkey Sanctuary is a Disability Confident Employer.

The Donkey Sanctuary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults), and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.