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opportunity

Food Bank Volunteer

We are looking for a much needed Food Bank Volunteer to help our friendly team provide one of our core services to our clients. This opportunity is for a long term commitment on Tuesdays 12pm-2pm or 1pm-3pm.
Duties include – making up food bags – packing/unpacking crates – interacting with clients – supporting staff with any associated tasks
We are looking for a volunteer who can safely undertake heavy manual handling, is reliable and comfortable working in a challenging environment.

About Community One Stop Shop

To provide advocacy and advice to local residents in an area of high deprivation and hardship. We support local people to take control of their finances and help maximise their income. We offer various services from our office including rent arrear surgery, police surgery, employability support and we recently launched our foodbank.

Experience Required

Calm and comfortable working in a challenging environment

Training Details

Induction, training and support sessions are available to volunteers.

Flexibility & Commitment

School Holidays;Term Time

Tuesday afternoons.

Location/Travel Details

Community One Stop Shop, 3 Broomhouse Market, Edinburgh, EH11 3UU. Approximately a 10 minute walk from numerous bus stops and the Saughton tram stop.

Expenses

No expenses

Accessibility Details

  • Support Workers Welcome
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