Apex Trust Are Recruiting For Volunteers For Their New “Plan Bee” Coffee Bar

Plan Bee coffee bar is the business arm of Apex providing employment opportunities and career advancement for people who have a criminal record. All profits made in Plan Bee are reinvested into the charity enabling them to continue to deliver great support services for our local community.

Join the Hive (organisation) as one of the volunteer bees and have the opportunity to learn new skills and develop work experience. They want to help people with a criminal record to move forward with their lives, and be a part of the bee colony (team).     

Plan Bee gives volunteer bees the opportunity to receive accredited training in many different areas including Barista skills, Cookery skills, and Food Hygiene to name a few. Apex provide personal development support from their IAG & Volunteer Coordinator and Peer Mentors to help get you job ready and secure paid employment. You will have the opportunity to work alongside the team of worker bees learning from them and be part of a buzzing Hive.

Volunteer bees are key members of the hive. They will assist the hive in ensuring customers receive a high standard of service.

As a volunteer bee you will:

  • Make new friends and be part of a fantastic colony (team)
  • Develop new skills
  • Have experience to include on a CV and hands on work experience
  • Improve your confidence and self-esteem
  • Increase your employability


Volunteer Selection Criteria

You need to have a friendly, outgoing personality and be able to work as part of a team with other volunteer and worker bees. In addition:

  • Be committed and reliable
  • Be a good communicator
  • Proactive and hardworking
  • Be accountable
  • Adhere to the Apex Trust policies and procedures (confidentiality)
  • Have a criminal record or be at risk of offending

Volunteer Duties

  • Support the team in delivering excellent customer service
  • Prepare and produce drinks and food orders
  • To undertake specific duties related to volunteer role
  • To always act in a professional manner
  • To follow standards as set in your training
  • Adhere to health & safety guidelines.

Interested?  Then complete the attached application form, or if you've got any questions, you can contact Apex on the details below:

Tel: 01744 612898 Email: L.corkery@apextrust.com



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St Helens
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