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Volunteers are the life blood of foodbanks. Thanks to all our volunteers for generously giving their time and energy!

Volunteers are the driving force behind foodbanks. There are thousands of volunteers across the UK, helping The Trussell Trust Foodbank Network get emergency food to people in crisis. We want you to enjoy volunteering and there are lots of ways to get involved. Whatever role you choose, you will make a real difference to the life of someone in crisis.

Our current volunteering vacancies are listed below with application details.  For other volunteering queries please contact our Volunteer Coordinator

 

VOLUNTEER VACANCIES:

 

Customer Service Volunteer

This is an exciting new opportunity for passionate, empathetic people with excellent customer service skills.

We are looking to expand our team of Customer Service volunteers to answer phone calls and emails from people who need a food bank, supporters, professionals who refer people to food banks, and the wider public. This is a vital role that ensures people can access information quickly.

Full training is given. This is a remote role, Thursday or Friday 2/4 hours a week

Click here to find out more and apply.

 

Food bank centre team leader (Centre coordinator)

With a passion for helping others, you’ll lead a team of caring and dedicated volunteers and provide a warm and inviting welcome to people visiting the food bank. You’ll enjoy meeting and connecting with people in your local community and providing compassionate and dignified support. You’ll play a key role in organising and managing a range of activities and helping to ensure the food bank is run smoothly.

United Reform Church Bromley, Tuesdays, 9.30-2.30 pm + attend a Centre coordinator meeting at Oak community church, Orpington, once a month from 1.30-3 pm

Click here to find out more and apply.

 

I.T support volunteer (Bromley)

Regular computer maintenance is essential to the food bank to ensure our systems run well and allow us to provide that all-important food and support to our clients in our community; we need you to provide ad hoc support when possible and when required. By giving a few hours of your time together, we can keep our operations running smoothly to help those needing food and support at the food bank.

Click here to find out more and apply.

 

Driver Buddy

As a Driver Buddy, you will play a vital role in our foodbank, ensuring that we are meeting the demand for our services, and providing help and support to people in the local community. We need a driver buddy to accompany a driver to help with the heavy lifting of stock.

Mondays 9.30-12

Click here to find out more and apply.

 

The number of people needing food banks has increased in recent years and we anticipate this trend to continue especially in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. As a driver you will play a vital role to our food bank ensuring that we are meeting the demand for our services, providing help and support to people in crisis in the local community.

Mondays/Wednesdays > Orpington & St Mary Cray

Tuesday/Thursday/Friday > Bromley, Beckenham & Penge

Click here to find out more and apply.

 

Warehouse Assistant

Acting as the link between food donations coming in and reaching those in crisis, you’ll support the smooth running of your local food bank. You’ll be part of a team sorting and packing food and additional items in the warehouse. You’ll be organised and have an eye for detail; this includes checking, weighing and recording stock and sorting food by date and type. This is a physical role as you’ll be on your feet a lot and you must be comfortable with some heavy lifting and maintaining a clean and safe warehouse.

Monday Afternoons 12-3pm.

Click here to find out more and apply.

 

 

 

 

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