We are recruiting – New Volunteers needed

31st August 2023

Ever wanted to volunteer for the Foodbank? We currently have roles available for a Tuesday afternoon to be part of our picking and packing team. If this sounds like something you might be interested in please check out the role profile below and get in touch with us at:

[email protected]

We’d love you to join us!


Volunteer Role Profile

Volunteer Role: Warehouse Packer

Where you will be based: Hertford URC Church

Why we want you:

The Food bank provides essential community services to people in crisis. By volunteering as a Warehouse packer, you’ll be acting as the link between food donations coming in and reaching those in need. You’ll be part of a team sorting and packing food and additional items.

You’ll be organised and have an eye for detail. This is a physical role as you’ll be on your feet and you must be comfortable with some heavy lifting.

You will be working as part of a team.

When we want you:

Shifts currently required on Tuesdays, usually lasting around 2 hours working with one other member of the team. Timings can be agreed between you. You will not be required to work every week and shifts are usually agreed 1-2 months in advance.

Availability to cover holidays/sickness on other days also desired.

The skills you need

Strong team player

An eye for detail

Organised and self-motivated

Comfortable in a physical role with some heavy lifting

What’s in it for you

Using your existing skills to make a difference

Meet new people who share your passion to eradicate poverty in the community

Make a real difference to the running of the food bank

The opportunity for further training and movement into other roles within the Foodbank also available and encouraged

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