VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

We’re looking for two volunteers to help us to manage our stock on Mondays. Shifts are 8:30 – 1pm and 1pm – 4pm. This would suit someone who is physically fit and happy to move food stock around the site.

We also need two volunteer drivers. One on a Monday 1-3:30pm and one on a Thursday 10am-12:30pm. These volunteers will be delivering food packages to clients who are unable to get to the Foodbank during our twice-weekly sessions. This would suit people who are comfortable chatting to our clients when they deliver.

If you’re interested, please contact us on [email protected].

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