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Offered by:
FareShare Midlands
 
Location(s): Lenton and Wollaton East
 
Address where volunteering takes place: 1 Harrimans Lane Lenton Nottingham NG7 2SD  

How many places are on offer?

1

Purpose of Role:

Volunteer in the warehouse to sort the food that we receive from our food partners and pick daily orders for charities. It’s a great way to keep fit and all you need is a sturdy pair of hands!


Role Description:

What will I be doing?
Working as part of a team to manually sort and store large deliveries of surplus food
Helping to assemble the daily deliveries of food for local charities and community groups
Making sure the food is within use by dates and handled safely
Contacting our charity members to talk through the food we have available to create their weekly food order

Requirements:
Able to perform physical tasks including lifting and loading
Basic literacy and numeracy skills to record quantities and types of food
Work well as part of a team
Happy to complete tasks independently according to instruction
Adaptable – managing surplus can be unpredictable so day to day tasks can vary
Positive, friendly, and enthusiastic about tackling food waste and food poverty

Benefits:
Be part of a team of like-minded people
Gain warehouse management skills such as a Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene certificate and forklift training
Be at the forefront of stopping good food from going to waste
Reasonable travel expenses and a free lunch

 
Skills and Qualifications:

Able to perform physical tasks including lifting and loading
Basic literacy and numeracy skills to record quantities and types of food
Work well as part of a team
Happy to complete tasks independently according to instruction
Adaptable – managing surplus can be unpredictable so day to day tasks can vary
Positive, friendly, and enthusiastic about tackling food waste and food poverty

 
When required:

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Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? No
 
Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
 
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
 
How long before volunteer can expect a response?

3-5 working days

How long to complete training and recruitment?

1-3 days

 
Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out? Yes
DBS Disclosure required? No
 

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