ID: 181091

Kitchen Assistant (Volunteer)

Community Services Regular - less than 6 months Perth WA

About this opportunity


Good Sammy's purpose is to create meaningful employment opportunities and pathways for people with disabilities. We employ hundreds of West Australians with disabilities and you are also supporting them by volunteering in our business services.


We are looking for kitchen assistants to help with food preparation in Good Sammy's canteen department. No experience necessary, if you have an interest in food preparation or perhaps you are someone wanting to gain experience or get your 'foot in the door' as a cook, then this can be for you.

Some tasks may include:

  • Assist the chef in cooking meals and preparing ingredients

  • Dishwashing duties and general tidy up

  • Work on the cash register to process transactions

  • Customer service to serve Good Sammy staff and employees

  • Ensure correct handling of chemicals and equipment. Safe hygiene practices.

  • Be innovative! Share your ideas and come up with new dishes and recommend ways to improve current offerings.

This is based in our Head Office in Canning Vale with an opportunity for you to share your skills or learn within Good Sammy.

Our volunteers enjoy:

  • Access to special discounts on our products

  • Be part of our Volunteer rewards and recognition program

  • Annual morning tea and gift vouchers!


"Make a difference everyday by enjoying giving back to the community and gaining new skills on the job"

"Offering our experience and supporting workers with disability"

"After working for 36 years I found that I needed the people interactions and have found that all the staff are extremely friendly and caring"

"Absolutely love working with the team. Love organising and helping process in the back area. Love seeing and chatting regular customers"


  • Obtain the NDIS Worker Screening Check and complete the NDIS Worker Orientation Module training- which can be paid for by us!

  • Be part of an organisation wide group induction and get a tour of our warehouse!

  • A Centrelink approved organisation, Centrelink volunteers are encouraged to apply.

  • Students looking for work experience are also encouraged to apply.

Please note that other screening requirements include a COVID-19 Vaccination status and a National Police Clearance.

We thank you in advance in completing an application, we would appreciate your help!

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. NDIS screening check .

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Weekdays flexible hours morning or afternoon.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Disability Support
  • Food Preparation & Service

Safe food Handling and Hygiene