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Volunteer: Welcome Team (Restaurant)

About the Opportunity

We believe children should have enough food to live an active and healty life. We are proud to partner with Taste Project to help end food insecurity in Fort Worth!

Are you a people person?  Greeters are the first people our guests meet at Taste Community Restaurant.  Greeters explain our pay-what-you-can concept and ensure folks feel welcome and important.  Host/Hostesses show guests to their seats and ensure everyone feels right at home. All volunteers must complete a training prior to volunteering (can be done an hour before scheduled shift).


  • Tuesday- Friday

    • 11AM- 2PM  

  • Saturday and Sunday

    • 9:30AM- 12:30PM

    • 12PM- 3PM 

Specific Responsibilities Include:

Lobby Attendant
  • Organize and clean extra seating including high chairs and extra chairs.
  • Clean lobby floors and counters ensuring a tidy host stand.
  • Clean windows and sweep outside ensuring a tidy entrance.
  • Prepare tables for meals, including arranging additional chairs and/or high chairs.
  • Clean and organize menus for reuse.
  • Greet guests as they come and go with a warm smile and making eye contact.
  • Open doors for guests.
  • On busy days, greet guests from our exterior hostess stand.
  • Tend to special Guest needs and requests including water and seating accommodations.
  • Greet guests as they come and go with a warm smile and making eye contact.
  • Manage the flow of Guests into the Dining and Bar areas, provide accurate wait times to incoming Guests if appropriate
  • Inform Guest of current promotion and who will be serving them to ensure a smooth handoff to the service staff
  • Answer incoming calls to the restaurant and provide appropriate service.
Welcome Team Lead
  • Greet guests as they come and go with a warm smile and making eye contact.
  • Manage all checklists for the Welcome Team.
  • Provide leadership and answer key questions of the Welcome Team, and report critical issues to the manager.
  • Perform cleaning duties, such as sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet, and tidying up host stand, taking out trash, and checking and cleaning bathroom.  

Basic Qualifications Include:

  • No experience needed to volunteer as a Lobby Attendant.  On-site training will be provided.
  • Greeters must complete onsite training.  (Pre-requisite: Lobby Attendant Training)
  • Hosts/Hostesses must complete on-site training.  (Pre-requisite: Greeter Training).
  • Welcome Team Lead must complete on-site training and maintain a valid Food Handlers Card.  (Pre-requisite: Host/Hostess Training and 20 hours of service which can be waived with prior experience verification)
Janie Winn
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