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Hillingdon Foodbank - Warehouse Assistant



Details of the Charity:

We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis. We are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

This role involves supporting the foodbank team in managing their food donations, which are sorted, weighed and packed, ready for distribution.

Key tasks:

  • Receive food donations from members of the public and thank them
  • Ensure that incoming stock is checked, weighed, and recorded
  • Sort food by date and type, removing any items that are damaged or out-of-date and weighing these out separately
  • Keep warehouse area clean and tidy at all times
  • Assist in preparing stock orders for the foodbank centre and/or emergency food boxes, as appropriate
  • Assist in undertaking an annual stock take as detailed in the foodbank operating manual

Skills Required:

  • Strong team player
  • Has an eye for detail
  • Organised and self-motivated
  • Happy with some light lifting

Additional Benefits:

  • Using your existing skills to make a difference
  • Meet new people who share your passion for eradicating poverty in the community
  • Volunteering hours go towards the Brunel Volunteer Award
  • Interested? Apply below:
    Please note '*' denotes mandatory fields
  • Name
  • Have you come to study at Brunel from outside the UK
  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?