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Volunteering Opportunity: VO98228

  • Baldridgeburn Pantry Assistant
    with Fife Council - CLD Dunfermline.

    Created/last updated: 06/09/2023

    About this opportunity:Baldridgeburn Pantry provides food to people in the local area, and they are looking for volunteers to assist in the smooth running of their pantry
     •  There are a range of volunteering activities to get involved with, including: -Setting up and tidying away the pantry -Sorting and date checking food - ambient, cold and frozen foods -Keeping fridge, freezer and bunkers clean and tidy -Bagging vegetables, deli meat and other stock into smaller bags for customers -Showing and helping customers with fridge and freezer items -Adhere to food hygiene requirements -Sign up customers outlining the pantry agreement with them -Keeping register and taking donation fees -Answering customer questions and queries If you would like to support your local community, receive training and support, and be given opportunities to develop, join this great team and volunteer in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Once in post, volunteers will be given induction training, supported into the role and offered training and opportunities when needed or as they arise. Volunteers will be supported by staff and volunteers throughout their role with annual one to one support and supervision annually or as requested.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - All associated out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed. These will be agreed in consultation with the volunteer's link worker. Transport related costs will be calculated as follows: - - public transport costs up to the current cost of an East of Scotland DayRider Ticket - mileage costs @ 0.45p per mile - up to the current cost of an East of Scotland DayRider ticket.

    Experience required:Volunteers should have a can-do attitude and be active and able to lift food stock. Food hygiene is necessary but training will be provided.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsBaldridgeburn Community Centre, Baldridgeburn, Dunfermline, KY12 9EH

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.