Gorebridge Community Fridge Volunteer

  • VO71574


Description

Food waste is a big issue in the UK and beyond. It’s estimated that a third of all food gets wasted. Most of this is avoidable and could have been eaten had it been better managed.
Help us look after the fridge in the following ways:

  • Operate fridge during allocated opening times * Collection of food from donors
  • Fridge cleaning and monitoring
  • Local fridge promotion
  • Assist with events to support the fridge and the local community Experience required: Interest in food. Confident and happy to work on own. Friendly and helpful manner.

Organisation aims and objectives

Gorebridge Community Development Trust is a charitable, non-profit body which delivers projects with Gorebridge and the surrounding area. It is an independent, volunteer and community-led organisation which is part of a large network of Development Trusts in Scotland.

Availability

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3 hours per week initially for 3 months with possible extension.

Restrictions

Experience required: Interest in food, confident and happy to work on own. Friendly and helpful manner
Travel details: ‘29' and '33' bus route. It is easily accessible using Lothian Buses.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed.
Training details: Induction session on volunteer role Other training may include manually handling, food hygiene Regular support from Food Sharing Coordinator
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated a month ago

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