Foodbank Support

We have volunteer opportunities for stock and food parcel assistants in our foodbank.

Food Parcel packer assistants (2 volunteers required)

To assist with packing food parcels ready for delivery days. Hours to suit Mon - Fri 10am - 2:30pm.

  • To pack food parcels ready for deliveries
  • Systems are in place to follow to make this as easy as possible
  • You will be given an induction before you begin.

General Foodbank operative/Stock Assistant (3 volunteers required)

Hours to suit, Mon - Fri 10am - 2:30pm.

  • To receive incoming stock
  • Restock shelves in preparation for the food parcel being made up
  • Stock rotation and generals
  • Assist with Wednesday weekly stock take
  • General clear up and organise foodbank after deliveries
  • Dispose of cardboard using the onsite recycling
  • Clean surfaces and mop floors
  • Training opportunities are available with this role


  • Flexible
  • Physically able to pack bags and move stock
  • Able to be part to a team


  • Age restrictions
    18+ only
  • 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: 08/10/2021

End Date: 03/02/2025

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

Availability Details

Hours to suit, Mon - Fri 10am - 2:30pm


Low Yard,
White St.,
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

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