Volunteers will be required to serve the general public, be willing to learn basic shop-keeping skills e.g. use a till, scales etc. Basic stock control e.g. checking quality of goods for sale, ordering new stock from suppliers. Volunteers will be helping to provide low cost, high quality foodstuffs in their community allowing access to a healthier diet. Anyone who has experience of working in a shop is most welcome but all voluntary contributions will be welcomed. The food co-op will have access to training and visits to other food co-ops. in North Lanarkshire.
To improve the health and wellbeing of the population of Greater Shotts area.Involve local people in defining, supporting, managing + using existing services to improve their health. Establish a food co-op, breakfast clubs, Health and leisure initiatves. Creation of Healthy Living Centre and eight information points - centre to include - Food co-op, cyber/healthy eating cafe, smoking cessation, drugs + alcohol counselling, Family Planning
Travel details: Kirk Rd, Shotts.