Tricklebee Cafe

Volunteer at Tricklebee Cafe

Available Volunteer Shifts:

Tuesdays: 9am-11am (food prep: washing/chopping produce for the week)

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays: 9-11am (food prep for the day)
11am-1pm (food service: waiting on dine-in customers, bringing food to curbside carryout customers)
1-2:30pm (shutting down the cafe for the day: bussing tables, sanitizing tables, putting up chairs, putting away food in the kitchen, sanitizing the kitchen counters and appliances, refilling spice jars)

[Shifts may be flexible according to your schedule.]

Other Volunteer Tasks May Include:

  • Filling/ironing tea bags
  • Packing youth snack bags
  • Stamping to-go bags with the cafe logo
  • Picking up litter around the perimeter of the building when the weather is nice
  • Stocking shelves with new food order items from the delivery truck
  • Sorting/hanging clothing donations on our free clothing rack

Why volunteer at Tricklebee?

  • Gain food service/hospitality experience.
  • Receive a meal for volunteering a shift.
  • Help us keep food out of the waste stream (a lot of our produce is rescued!).
  • Keep Tricklebee Café open! (We do what we do in large part thanks to our volunteers.)


Schedule a shift, one-time or recurring, by emailing: (subject line “Volunteer”).

NOTE: All volunteers must participate in a brief volunteer orientation at the beginning of their first shift.

[To work in the kitchen, closed-toe shoes are a must. Also, please have a means to keep your hair contained. Youth between 12-14 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Youth 11 and under are not permitted in the kitchen, but are welcome to help with non-kitchen tasks.]