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Get Involved


As a community cafe in Dover, the Sunrise Cafe aims to not only provide the community with the means to easily affordable meals for those that need it, but also to give them the opportunity to give back and help those in need by volunteering at Sunrise Cafe. Full in-house training will be provided during the induction period, together with other relevant courses including food hygiene level 2.

Current Volunteer Vacancies 

We're currently looking for the following volunteers: 

Front of House Assistant

Responsible for welcoming customers upon arrival, seating them and explaining how the Sunrise Cafe works, together with taking orders, serving food and receiving payments.

Kitchen Assistant

Will support the Sunrise Cafe manager to prepare and plate up the food orders. Occasionally they will also support other volunteers in learning kitchen skills and teamwork. 

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Food Surplus Collection Assistant 

Responsible for collecting food surplus donations from local supermarkets and delivering to the Sunrise Cafe using own transport.

How to apply

To apply for a volunteering role, please email:

Financial Donations

We don’t think anyone in the Dover community should have to face going hungry so if you are able to make a regular donation to the Sunrise Cafe, then we would be so very grateful. You can make a donation by clicking on the red Donate button located at the top of each page, when using mobile this button can be found at the bottom of each page. 


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