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Working at Cogges

The fantastic team helps to keep our doors open to the community. Cogges is a charitable trust, and everything we do is to help people learn more about the Cotwold’s past heritage and the natural world.  You can help support this by becoming a member of staff, a volunteer or a trustee. 

Current vacancies

CAFE SUPERVISOR - deadline to apply is 28th March 2021

Hours: 37.5 hours a week, spread over 5 daily shifts of 8 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. Weekend working essential. 
Salary: £18,525 per annum

We’re looking for an experienced Café Supervisor to work in the Cogges Kitchen Café as we get ready to open for the 2021 season. This is a full-time position, reporting to our Café Manager, ideally suited for a candidate who is able to take the lead in opening our café to customers when our Café Manager is away from site. 

Key tasks:

  • Preparation and cooking of all food as detailed in our Cogges cookbook
  • Preparation and serving coffee and hot drinks to customers
  • Kitchen safety record keeping, and maintaining clean and tidy working and serving areas
  • Opening up and closing the Cogges Kitchen Café in the absence of the Café Manager
  • Placing food & beverage orders with suppliers
  • End-of-day cleaning of the Cogges kitchen
  • Friendly and efficient customer service
  • Till operation and end-of-day cashing up.

Applicants should hold a Level 2 Food & Hygiene certificate.

Application deadline: 28th March 2021
Applications by emailed CV and covering letter to Cynthia Caspers, Café Manager

Telephone enquiries to 01993 772602

There are no current vacancies.


Do you have time to spare? Have you thought about volunteering? Get involved with the local community and join the volunteer team at Cogges. Our team of 250 volunteers help to keep Cogges running and open to the public. 

Find out how to volunteer

Become a Trustee

The Cogges Heritage Trust provides the staff at Cogges with support and expertise, as well as working on long-term improvements, projects and fundraising initiatives to fund developmental learning programmes and refurbishment projects.

The Board of Trustees is made up of people representing different communities and offering a broad range of skills. 

Staff and volunteer benefits

  • Flexible hours and remote working when applicable. 
  • Professional development training and upskilling within your role.
  • Expertise and support from our trustees and skill-sharing among volunteers.
  • Discount to the shop and Cogges Kitchen cafe plus selected events.
  • Regular social events and a sense of community. 
  • Wellbeing with 17 acres of outdoor space for walking and excercise.
  • Volunteer staff room for tea breaks - tea, coffee and biscuits provided.