Fruit & Veg Volunteer

  • VO95949


Penicuik Storehouse is a community owned shop and cafe, stocking local and ethically sourced products. We provide a space for local crafters to sell their items, and a community space for local groups.
All our fruit & vegetables are organic and are supplied locally. We are looking for a volunteer who has 3 hours a week to spare. Volunteering provides a great opportunity to enhance your CV, meet new people and learn new skills
Main Duties:

  • Packing veg boxes following guidance - eventually working out box contents by yourself - Unloading and checking veg deliveries - Pricing veg with guidance to start with, writing price tickets - Arranging fruit and veg for display
    Person Specification:
  • Genuine interest in fruit and veg, especially organic - Attention to detail - Comfortable with numbers (arithmetic) - Happy to get hands dirty!

Organisation aims and objectives

As a social enterprise we have set ourselves a mission to bring people together and make our community resilient. In our shop we stock fresh produce, groceries, household products and toiletries that are local, ethical, environmentally friendly, organic, or fair trade to enable to help people live a healthier more sustainable life. In our cafe we serve healthy soups, toasties and coffee and provide a place for people to meet. We are proud to work together with a variety of other community projects and charities.










3 hours a week


Experience required: No previous experience required. A friendly person with a can do attitude and willingness to help.
Travel details: 37, 47, 101, 102, 140, X62
Minimum age: 18


Training details: Volunteers don’t need any experience as we will provide full training. Volunteers are supported on an ongoing basis through existing members of staff and a dedicated Volunteer Support Worker.
Support: Childcare,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet