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  • Pantry Assistant
    with BRAG Enterprises

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO84038 - Created/last updated: 26/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Who we are looking for.

    Do you want to make a difference?

    Would you like to meet new people?

    Do you have a little free time?


    The [email protected] was born as a coronavirus emergency response, but now it will continue to run as a people?s pantry offering affordable food to the Benarty area. The food the pantry receives mostly comes from the charity Fareshare which receives surplus food stock from supermarkets and they then deliver to us on a weekly basis, we also receive donated food from local businesses. As the lockdown has eased we are finding ourselves with less volunteers as those we had were furloughed and have recently returned to work. We need Volunteers to help with the set-up of the pantry and to serve our members at the pantry when open. We are also looking for packers and delivery drivers.

    In return you will:

    Gain confidence in dealing with the public. Be able to help to reduce food waste. Gain valuable work experience and reference. Meet new people and perhaps widen your social circle.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:At induction we will discuss the role and any areas of training that the individual requires with site tour and health and safety training. Full training will be given to volunteers in order to fulfil the activities that they are performing prior to task. Volunteers will only be asked to complete tasks that they are comfortable undertaking after evaluation on induction day.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - We pay public transport rates and 25p per mile (mileage rate for drivers) and we reimburse volunteers at the end of the day/week.

    Experience required:Customer service skills, reliability and a desire to work with the public would be advantageous, we also need some volunteers with a full UK driving licence for local deliveries.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; PVG membership required

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsBRAG Enterprises LTD. Crosshill Community Enterprise Centre Main Street, Crosshill Fife KY5 8BJ Situated in between Lochgelly and Ballingry Lochgelly train station is 10 min walk away, site is 15- 20 minutes walk from Lochgelly town centre and is on

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

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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