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:
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