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Food Pantry Assistant

Are you compassionate, approachable & want to support your local community? If so, we need YOU!
Flexible hours Flexible Wakefield West view map

St George’s Food Pantry is a membership scheme aimed at helping local residents' money go further by reducing food shopping bills, and allowing them to maintain dignity & choice. We are looking to recruit volunteers to support with the day-to-day running of the Pantry.

Tasks will include:

  • Keeping track of stock
  • Unloading food deliveries
  • Basic administration tasks, ensuring client details are kept confidential
  • Signposting clients to other services

Time commitment:

  • An afternoon weekly/fortnightly

What we need from you:

  • The ability to ensure confidentiality
  • Compassionate and able to treat those in need with dignity and respect
  • Passionate about helping people in the local community
  • Flexible, reliable & trustworthy
  • Willing to work alongside other volunteers and staff to ensure the smooth running of the Pantry

What St George’s can offer you:

  • The opportunity to play a vital role in your local community
  • The chance to meet new people from different backgrounds, make friends and have fun
  • A supportive environment where you can develop your existing skills as well as gain new skills, with a dedicated Volunteer Co-ordinator providing regular one-to-one supervisions
  • Training opportunities

Expenses

For more information about expenses, please contact St George’s

Categories

Vulnerable people

Suitable for

People new to volunteering, People seeking work, People volunteering together, People who are older, People who are shy, People with limited mobility, People working on their wellbeing

Accessibility

Accessible toilet(s), Autism friendly

Minimum age

18

Skills gained

Leadership, Listening, Organising, Talking to others, Teamwork

Skills needed

Listening, Organising, Talking to others, Teamwork

Requirements

Criminal record check (DBS), References

St George's Lupset

Broadway, Lupset, Wakefield WF2 8AA, UK
St George’s Community Centre provides happy, welcoming spaces where local people can feel part of something.

If you are interested in volunteering, contact Jade 07776450083
01924369631
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