ID: 182146

Canteen Assistants

Recreation One off - a few hours Marburg QLD

About this opportunity

Do you want to help in Advocating for, Promoting & Rehoming of Retired Race Horses, while working with a dedicated team of volunteers across Queensland? We want to hear from you! We are currently seeking skilled individuals who have experience in helping animals in need, to carry out various voluntary roles including the role of a Canteen Assistants. The Standardbred Association Qld (SAQ) is a not-for-profit association, operating throughout Queensland and staffed exclusively by volunteers.

The Role We are looking for Canteen Assistants to join our team. Reporting to the Canteen Coordinator, you will assist with the operations of the canteen, including the preparation and cooking for service at our Equestrian Events held at Marburg Showgrounds.

The Canteen Assistants are responsible for:

  • Assisting the Canteen Coordinator with food preparation, cooking for service, greeting customers and selling food, drinks and merchandise at our Equestrian Events held at Marburg showgrounds.
  • As a volunteer, you will be serving event participants and spectators and preparing food. No prior experience is needed, as we are able to teach you all you need to know. We run monthly small equestrian events and cater for around 80 people at these events . If you are able to even help for a few hours, it would be greatly appreciated.

If you want to meet new people, have fun, learn new skills, use your skills, build confidence and contribute in a positive way to our community, helping at SAQ is a great place to start! Do you love having fun, love meeting people, love making a difference to animals in needs of our assistance…then we’d love to hear from you!

Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) .

We are seeking reliable volunteers, aged 18 and over, who are efficient, exhibit a courteous manner, a good attitude and a hard working nature.

If you are interested please send your Resume and a Cover Letter detailing why you want to work at SAQ and why you think you would be a great volunteer for this role. A Position Description is available upon request. The contact email is [email protected]; feel free to ask any questions you may have about this role or other available roles.

Time Required

The association usually runs at least one event a month at the Marburg Showgrounds where we open up our canteen to event participants and spectators. Our canteen currently caters for up to 80 people at our events. Our canteen generally operates on a Saturday from 7am until 4pm. If you are able to even help for a few hours, it would be greatly appreciated.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Food Preparation & Service
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Retail & Sales

On the job training provided as needed.


SAQ's Expenses Policy provides for reimbursement of reasonable, pre-approved expenses incurred while carrying out SAQ business.