Food Larder Warehouse Volunteer

  • VO88451


Description

The Gate is a local Charity set up to prevent or relieve poverty and improve the conditions of life of people who are marginalized, facing exclusion, vulnerable or homeless in the Clackmannanshire area.
They do this by undertaking projects and support which offer practical help, such as A Community Cafe, Soup Pot, Home Starter Packs and a Food Larder service.
However, the Charity aims to establish a community centre to provide a range of services which will include a drop in café type venue, office, training kitchens, showers, laundry, medical room and project work space which will be open to all within the community, people of all faiths and none.
The Gate believe everyone has the right to be treated equally and to feel valued and respected. And they accept people for who they are and without judgement.
The Gate Centre is located in the heart of Alloa town centre in the former North Church building.

To assist in the smooth running of the warehouse. This role involves supporting the food larder team in managing their food donations, sorting and packaging goods.

Role and Responsibilities:
• Ensure that all warehousing procedures and processes are followed
• Receive food donations from members of the public and thank them
• Ensure that incoming stock is checked and recorded
• Sort food by date and type, removing any items that are damaged or out of date.
• Keep warehouse area clean and tidy at all times, checking for evidence of pests and notifying the project manager if there are any concerns
• Report any health & safety or safeguarding concerns to the Chief Officer

Skills and Attributes Needed:
• Strong team player
• Has an eye for detail
• Organised and self-motivated
• Happy with some heavy lifting

Organisation aims and objectives

To prevent or relieve poverty and improve the conditions of life of people who are marginalized, facing social exclusion, vulnerable or homeless in the Clackmannanshire area. We will do this by undertaking, supporting, encouraging and promoting projects which offer practical help for those that need in. Our Centre is open to all, and everyone will be treated equally with dignity and respect.

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Restrictions

Under 16 years old, insurance cover restrictions
Experience required: • Strong team player • Has an eye for detail • Organised and self-motivated • Happy with some heavy lifting
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: You will be given all the required training and support before starting your role. You will have a main contact throughout your time volunteering.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 4 months ago

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