Community Fridge Operations Volunteer

The purpose of a Community Fridge volunteer is to monitor food distribution, serve customers and set up food supplies, this contributes to the effective functioning of the Community Fridge and support its mission

Receive deliveries

  • Organise stock onto shelves
  • Meet and greet customers
  • Take payments
  • Rotate stock
  • Weigh food
  • Fill out monitoring forms
  • Open and close shop

Volunteers and staff will work proactively together to support the Community Centres.

There will be a supervisory member of staff each day.

Wednesday 10am – 12 noon

We encourage 2 shifts per month but are grateful for any gift of time you can offer.


  • Customer service skills
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Organisational skills
  • The ability to work well with others
  • Basic numeracy skills
  • To enjoy working with other people
  • Have an interest in reducing food waste


  • Age restrictions
    over 18
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 06/02/2024

End Date: 11/03/2025

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No Yes No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No


Fawdon Community Centre
Fawdon Park Rd,
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
Ne3 2P

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