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  • Touch Evening Pantry Assistant
    with Fife Council - CLD Dunfermline (This is not a Fife-based organisation).

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO99201 - Created/last updated: 18/01/2024



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    About this opportunity:Touch Evening 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
    -Adhering to food hygiene requirements
    -Signing 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:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    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 - 45p per mile or public transport rates.

    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 DetailsTouch Community Centre 30 Mercer Place Dunfermline KY11 4UG

    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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