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Food Donation Courier (Barnet)

Role reference: LN127

Deadline for applications: 24 October 2021

Time Commitment: Once per week for 1-2 hours (afternoon/evening)

As a Food Donation Courier you will be supporting the work of the Support and Housing staff by collecting food donations for the Barnet service. You need access to a vehicle and be in the Barnet area, and will drive to local shops and bakeries to pick up weekly donations for the service. There is always the opportunity to become more involved in the service if you wish.

Role summary

  • To collect and transport donations of food from local supermarkets and bakers to Barnet service
  • Commitment to make agreed collections to sustain offers of donations to Centrepoint young people

Role requirements

Volunteers should meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a current clean UK driving licence
  • Have access to a vehicle with up to date MOT and appropriate insurance
  • Meet the requirements and arrangements of donating organisations (afternoons or early evening/closing time)
  • Be reliable and have good time management skills
  • Work cooperatively with other staff and volunteers
  • Represent Centrepoint whilst interacting with external organisations
  • Ability to communicate confidently and clearly with young people, other volunteers, staff, and external organisations
  • Ability to remain calm when involved with challenging individuals and situations
  • Understanding of the issues – practical and emotional – facing young people
  • A commitment to demonstrating Centrepoint’s values.

Support for volunteers

  • Structured induction and training
  • Ongoing support and supervision from the volunteering team
  • Ongoing support and supervision from your supervisor
  • Access to further training
  • Travel and other reasonable expenses reimbursed

Interested?

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete our application form. If you are having trouble completing the application form, or have any questions about the role, please contact volunteer@centrepoint.org

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