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  • Driver (Community Fridge Volunteer)
    with Greener Kirkcaldy

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO77459 - Created/last updated: 09/07/2019


    About this opportunity:Greener Kirkcaldy's Community Fridge redistributes surplus food from local businesses, organisations and individuals. We receive donations daily, and anyone is welcome to come and take food from the fridge. The fridge is open Monday - Friday.
    We are looking for volunteers to collect food donations from local businesses and to drop it off at the Greener Kirkcaldy premises. Most pick-ups will be in Kirkcaldy.
    Other duties may include sorting out the food to go into the fridges, taking a recording food temperatures and speaking to people about the food within the fridges.
    Volunteers would be required to use their own car.

    Current collection times are:
    Monday and Tuesdays 9am: Aldi Ferrard Road and Lidl
    Thursday 9am: Aldi McKenzie Street and Co-op Bennochy Road
    Friday 9am: Aldi McKenxzie Street & Co-op Bennochy Road

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:17
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Volunteers receive induction and training, followed by on going training and discussion. Relevant external training can be offered to volunteers e.g. REHIS Food Hygiene.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 45p per mile by BACS.

    Experience required:Friendly and helpful manner, flexible, organised and good time keeping. Interest in food and reducing food waste would be an advantage and knowledge of the local area would also help.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsBase at 8 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1XT and other travel required within Kirkcaldy to collect donations.

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

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