Aberdeenshire North Foodbank

Charity registered in Scotland SC045884

To mitigate the effects of poverty by the provision of food parcels to clients referred by a range of agencies


Current opportunities

Our food banks provide three-day emergency food parcels for people in crisis, working in partnership with organisations across the community.  We are committed to ensuring anybody visiting a food bank is welcomed, valued and treated with dignity.  Volunteers take time to share a warm drink, discuss food requirements, offer a listening ear and, when appropriate, signpost people for further support and help. As a Food bank centre helper you will play a vital role giving direct support to people who use food banks, meeting and greeting people coming into the food bank, packing their food parcels, making them feel comfortable and providing further signposting support where appropriate. In this role you can make a real difference to people’s lives providing vital help and support to those in crisis in your local community. Key task • Welcome clients to the foodbank centre • Receive vouchers, check validity, and prepare food parcels according to the standard packing lists • Make refreshments and tidy up as required during the session • Offer a listening ear and signpost clients, as required, to further support, using information from the signposting folder/leaflets • Offer prayer to clients, when appropriate (if a volunteer is happy to do so) • Work under the guidance of the session leader and report any health & safety or safeguarding concerns to the project manager/session supervisor

Food banks provide three-day emergency food parcels for people in crisis, working in partnership with organisations across the community.  Drivers play a fundamental role in the running of the food bank, collecting food donations from a variety of locations across the local area as well as distributing the sorted donations from the warehouse to the local food bank centres.  WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING Collecting food donations from collection points such as supermarkets, schools and churches around the local area Delivering food donations to the warehouse Transporting sorted food from the warehouse to the local food bank centre Carrying heavy boxes of canned foods Regular loading and unloading of vehicles Regular driving across the local area

Our Fraserburgh Food bank provides three-day emergency food parcels for people in crisis, working in partnership with organisations across the community.  Drivers play a fundamental role in the running of the food bank. Applicants must have their own car. Mileage will be covered for undertaking deliveries Key task • Collecting food boxes from Foodbank • Delivering food boxes to people outside of Fraserburgh • Carrying heavy boxes of canned foods and some carrier bags of fresh food • Regular loading and unloading of vehicles • Deliveries can be in Crimond, Strichen, New Pitsligo, Rosehearty etc

Food banks provide three-day emergency food parcels for people in crisis, working in partnership with organisations across the community.  Drivers play a fundamental role in the running of the food bank, collecting food donations from a variety of locations across the local area as well as distributing the sorted donations from the warehouse to the local food bank centres.  WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING Collecting food donations from collection points such as supermarkets, schools and churches around the local area Delivering food donations to the warehouse Transporting sorted food from the warehouse to the local food bank centre Carrying heavy boxes of canned foods Regular loading and unloading of vehicles Regular driving across the local area