Volunteers are the life blood of foodbanks. Your skills could be just what we need.
We are currently looking for volunteers in Southsea (Kings Church) and Portsea. If you would like to help with packing food parcels, warehouse duties or talking to/welcoming clients please get in touch via email for an application form.
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.
We need help to weigh, sort and store donated food before it’s made into parcels for clients to collect. You could help in this vital work to ensure we have the right food available at all times.
Foodbanks work with front line agencies who in turn refer clients to foodbanks. Some foodbanks have over 100 referral partners and in this role you will be coordinating the issuing and distribution of vouchers to these agencies. Once the vouchers are redeemed the data they contain needs to be added to our central database. Full training and support is available.
Helping at a foodbank centre
Meet clients and give out food parcels. Have an informal chat with clients over a cup of tea, to discuss their situation and signpost to further support.
Paulsgrove – Centre Coordinator
The Paulsgrove Centre is currently looking to recruit a Centre Coordinator – if you are interested in the role and for more information please email [email protected].
If you are interested in volunteering please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you!