Statistics available from 2010/2011 indicate that during that year, only 6.6% of people with some form of learning disability had some form of paid employment


Zebras Community Cafe offers 4 voluntary employment roles rotated every 4/6 weeks to adults with disabilities and young adults referred to us from Equals employment services and local Special Educational Needs Schools.

Our volunteers who work with us can gain work experience, serve the general public and build confidence whilst being supported by other volunteers and a professional supervisor who will mentor and coach each individual. Volunteers can gain skills, record their developments and if they wish to gain a qualification in food hygiene, they can also enroll on further Volunteering training where a recognized certification can be gained via our Partnership and fellow charity One- to -One.

Everyone who volunteers with us can have the chance to gain their 100 hours certification verified via the Local Authority. The programme runs throughout the year, term times only.

Those who decide to join us will be working with the general public in the Cafe that serves a range of good, healthy and nutritious food at reasonable, affordable prices.

The aim of the project is to provide work experience to people who may not be able to gain this else where and to offer good quality, wholesome food at a low cost within an area of poverty and deprivation.

Special events will run throughout the year.


11:00am until 2:00pm - Every Friday ( Term time only)

Beginning 26th April 2019


Ponders End Community Development Trust
Vincent House
2e Nags Head Road
Ponders End
Middlesex EN3 7FN