This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of the Catering Team on the Little Vic Bike Ride. You will be working alongside the catering team and be responsible for serving the riders breakfast and dinner each day. You will providing hospitality support for the event that runs over a 4 day period.
Skills You Might Learn
- Customer service skills
- Communication skills
- Experience working in a fast-paced environment
- Safe food handling practices
- Hospitality experience at a large-scale event
Typical Tasks & Duties
Students will be required to undertake shifts during their placement, including 2 x breakfast and 2 x dinner shifts. The breakfast shift is approximately 5:45am – 7:45am and dinner is approximately 5:00pm – 7:30pm. The major tasks and duties of the Catering Team include: - Serving meals to riders - Maintaining a clear and hygienic service area - Assisting with the set up and pack down of the service area - Assisting in cleaning storage boxes - Scanning passports and directing riders to the serving bays
You will be provided with a team polo shirt as well as a cap, water bottle and lanyard. Outside of the uniform you will need comfortable clothes that are appropriate for all weather conditions. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all provided for you as well as transport between the campsites on your placement. Between shifts you will have free time, with the school supervisor responsible during this time. In the evening free events are often held that the SWL student's can participate in. You will be provided with a tent which will be shared between two students of the same gender, or if you have your own you would like to bring, that is allowed. You will be required to bring a sleeping bag, a mat and a pillow.
All volunteers will be provided with a Bicycle Network polo shirt which they will be required to wear during their shifts. Closed-toe shoes must also be worn. Appropriate clothing must be worn during shifts, including closed-toe shoes. Gloves must be worn when handling food as well as a hair net and apron where required (these will be provided).
Special Transport Requirements
The group must be able to get to and from Halls Gap. All transport between sites will be included.
RELATED COURSES INCLUDE
- SIT20316 - Certificate II in Hospitality
- SIT20416 - Certificate II in Kitchen Operations