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Volunteers are the life blood of foodbanks. Your skills could be just what we need.

Volunteers are the driving force behind foodbanks. There are thousands of volunteers across the UK, helping The Trussell Trust Foodbank Network get emergency food to people in crisis. We want you to enjoy volunteering and there are lots of ways to get involved. Whatever role you choose, you will make a real difference to the life of someone in crisis.

CHICHESTER.

FOOD PARCEL DELIVERY TEAM

We have vacancies for a delivery driver and buddy to deliver food parcels to clients around the Chichester area – anywhere between Lavant and the Witterings. The available shifts are Monday or Friday morning or afternoon.  You can sign up for one or more shifts per week/fortnight, alternatively, we would welcome volunteers on an ad hoc basis.

We will reimburse fuel costs.

Applying as a couple, please apply for each role separately. You will still be a team going out to clients, as we need to have two people delivering parcels at any one time.

Click to apply for Delivery Driver Role

Click to apply for Driver Buddy

PARKING ATTENDANT

We have a vacancy for a Parking attendant during our foodbank sessions in Chichester. You will be ensuring that clients park sensibly and don’t block the road or access for our neighbours. Also, you will help carry parcels to clients’ cars on occasion.

Click to apply for Parking Attendant role

WAREHOUSE VAN DRIVER’S ASSISTANT

We need volunteers who are fit and strong and happy to help lift & shift donations. Shifts will be on a casual basis of around 3-4 hours with hours agreed in advance.

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MIDHURST

We have vacancies for a delivery driver and buddy to deliver food parcels to clients around the Midhurst area. The shifts are either 9am – 12.00pm or 1pm – 4pm, Monday to Friday.  You can sign up for one or more shifts per week/fortnight, alternatively, we would welcome volunteers on an ad hoc basis.

We will reimburse fuel costs.

Applying as a couple, please apply for each role separately. You will still be a team going out to clients, as we need to have two people delivering parcels at any one time.

Click for more details and to apply for Driver Role

Click for more details and to apply for Driver Buddy Role

PETWORTH

We currently have 2 vacancies in our Petworth centre.

WINTER WAREHOUSE PACKER

We need a volunteer to be part of our warehouse team for the winter, due to extra demand for our services. If you are interested in helping to sort food donations, we would love to hear from you. You will need a good eye for detail and be fit and strong enough to lift 15kg on your own. This role is every Wednesday November until February.

Click to apply for Petworth Warehouse Packer

VIRTUAL SIGNPOSTING TEAM

If you are interested in helping our clients directly, we are looking to build a team of volunteers who will talk with our clients over the phone. This will involve taking details to fulfill their food parcel, as well as referring to other agencies, who can help our clients out of their current situation. You should have a good telephone manner, be compassionate and enjoy listening to others.  You will also need to be reasonably computer literate. The role is for a half or full day, as you choose. (9.30am – 12.30pm or 9.30am – 4pm)  Training will be given. Some training will take place in our Chichester office.

Click to apply for virtual signposter

 

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