What is the role: Food Collection Assistant
Who for: Banbury Food for Charities
When: You can volunteer once a week, once a fortnight or once a month depending on your availability. The collection takes 2 – 3 hours from 9am until noon on a weekday.
What is involved: Banbury Food for Charities picks up surplus food from supermarkets and delivers it to charities in Banbury. You will help a driver to pick up food from 2-4 supermarkets, and deliver it to 7-12 charities (depending on the day of the week.) There is more detailed information about the work of the charity and the role here: www.foodforcharitiesbanbury.org.uk
Why you should sign up: This is an opportunity to not only reduce the amount of food waste, but to deliver it to organisations that really need the food. You get to feel like Santa Claus, bringing free food to charities that can really use it. You will also get to learn about the wonderful work that Banbury charities do.
Skills required: You need to be strong enough and in good enough health to pick up and carry crates of food – you will be provided with training on how to do this safely.
Support provided: You will be picked up the driver on your shift so you do not need access to a car. You will receive training on how to safely carry boxes of food.
No references are required for this role. You do not need a DBS check.
How to get involved: Contact Valerie Richards at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 01295 369518