Food Donation Courier

Details for food donation courier


Hammersmith & Fulham

Time commitment

1-2 hours, once per week, afternoon only

Role reference


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About the role


This role will be based in our Hammersmith and Fulham service as part of the Supported Housing team. By assisting with weekly food donation collection, you will be able to help provide food for the young people in service and support the staff. The Supported Housing team organise food donations with local charities, supermarkets, bakeries and other agencies and it will be your responsibility to collect these for the service.


  • To collect and transport donations of food from a local food redistribution charity to our Hammersmith service
  • Possibility of future collections from other local shops
  • Commitment to make agreed collections to sustain offers of donations to Centrepoint young people


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
  • Have a vehicle that is ULEZ compliant
  • 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
  • A commitment to demonstrating Centrepoint’s values
  • Understanding of the issues – practical and emotional – facing young people

What we need from you

Before starting the role we will require the following:

  • Undergo Centrepoint Basic DBS process - we are unable to accept DBS certificates from other organisations
  • Provide a minimum of three forms of ID to support your DBS application
  • Provide the name and contact information of two people who can provide a reference for you
  • Undergo Centrepoint core induction training.

You may also be required to undertake further role specific training courses throughout the duration of your volunteering role.

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

How to apply

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

Application closing date

Ongoing recruitment