Uist & Barra Foodbank

Charity registered in Scotland SC047999

To provide a local foodbank for people in the Uists and Barra providing both fresh and non-perishable food and non-food items.

Current opportunities

Task Description: • Receive food donations from members of the public and thank them • Ensure that incoming stock is checked, weighed, and recorded • Sort food by date and type, removing any items that are damaged or out-of- date • Ensure that food is checked weekly and rotated as required • Notify the Chair or other member of the steering committee when food stock is low so that appeals can be made for these items • Keep store area clean and tidy at all times • Prepare stock orders for the foodbank centre and/or emergency food boxes, as appropriate • Report any health & safety or safeguarding concerns to the Chair

General Foodbank Assistant to help with stocking shelves, making up boxes, tidying and generally assisting as required.

Volunteers to wrap Christmas Presents provided by Give a Gift Campaign and Uist and Barra Foodbank.