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Current Volunteering Opportunities

13th October 2017

We are urgently seeking volunteers for various roles within the foodbank; all the opportunities listed below (except Supermarket Collections) are weekly but can be undertaken on a “job share” basis. If you are interested in any of the roles see the volunteers section on how to find out more.

Full details of the various roles are available here.

Foodbank centres

Our foodbank centres are where clients collect their food packs. General tasks include; making tea/coffee, chatting with the clients, bagging food packs and offering extra items. Team leader positions include; accessing email, carrying a set of keys and managing team members. Training will be given prior to starting the position.

Details of the Foodbank Centre Volunteer role are available by clicking here.

Day/Time Location Opportunity
Monday 13:00-15:00 Broughton Team Member
Monday 14:00-16:00 Tollcross Team Member
Tuesday 11:00-14:00 Craigmillar Team Member
Thursday 11:00-14:00 Craigmillar Team Member
Friday 10:00-13:00 Pilton Team Member

Supermarket Collections

Supermarket collections take place every four to six weeks, usually on a Saturday, so are ideal for anyone who would like to try volunteering for the first time.  Tasks involved include handing out shopping lists to customers, receiving and sorting donations. There is no regular commitment with these slots just sign up if you are available.

Warehouse

Details of the Warehouse Volunteer role are available by clicking here.

Volunteering opportunities in Warehouse are as follows;

Day Early Mid-day Afternoon
Tuesday 11:00-13:00  13:00-15:00
Wednesday 09:00-11:00
Thursday 11:00-13:00 13:00-15:00

Transport

Details of the Transport Volunteer role are available by clicking here.

Volunteering opportunities in Transport are as follows;

Transport (No Licence)

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
09:00-12:00 x 2 people 09:00-12:00 Nil
 12:30-15:00  12:30-15:00 Nil

Transport (With Licence)

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Nil Nil Nil

Admin

Details of the Office Volunteer role are available by clicking here.

Volunteering opportunities in Admin are as follows;

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
12:30-15:00 x 2 people Nil Nil


Corporate Volunteering

If you are part of an organisation and would like to arrange group volunteering for you and your colleagues, we would love to have you! We have had a fantastic response and are currently fully booked though to January. Please email corporate@edinburghnw.foodbank.org.uk for our current group opportunities.

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