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Volunteer

Volunteers are the life blood of foodbanks. Your skills could be just what we need.

Please note to volunteer you must be 18 years of age or older. 

Volunteers are the driving force behind foodbanks. There are thousands of volunteers across the UK, helping The Trussell Trust Foodbank Network get emergency food to people in crisis. We want you to enjoy volunteering and there are lots of ways to get involved. Whatever role you choose, you will make a real difference to the life of someone in crisis.

 

Help at a foodbank distribution centre

Meet clients and give out food parcels. We will provide training for this client facing role and are looking for committed, long-term help.

 

Drivers

We are looking for drivers to help with deliveries to client’s homes.

 

Warehouse team

We are looking for volunteers to help pack food parcels at our warehouse.

 

Volunteering hours

We are always happy to discuss volunteering hours with you but as a guide our key operating times are as follows:

Our office is open: Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm

Our warehouse is open: Mon 1 -3pm, Wednesday 10 -12, Friday 10 – 12

Our food pack warehouse is open:  Tues and Wed 10 to 1 and Thurs 1 -4

Our distribution centres are open: Monday 12 – 2, Tuesday 10.30 – 12.30, Wednesday 11 – 2, Thursday 11 – 2, Saturday 10 – 12.

Volunteers at our distribution centres arrive 30 mins before opening to set-up and leave 30 mins after closing to clear away.

Drivers are required: Monday 9am – 10.30am, Tuesday 8am – 1.30pm, Wednesday 8.30am – 11am, Thursday 8.30am – 11am and 12.30 – 2pm and Friday 12.30pm – 2pm. There is some flexibility within these timings.

 

Application Form

If you are interested in volunteering please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you!

Please note to volunteer you must be 18 years of age or older. 

Click here to download a volunteer application form. Please complete and send to [email protected]

Application Form in PDF

Application Form in Word

 

 

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