Gateshead Drop-in Supporter

  • Emergency Food parcel deliveries to families/individuals in need (mainly on a Wednesday afternoon). In your own car you will take parcels to identified families
  • Donation collections - this is ad hoc around Newcastle/Gateshead in your own car and returning it to the base
  • Help in the donation room (setting up clothing rails, making food parcels and cleaning afterwards) + Welcoming people and registration at our weekly drop-in 
  • Help during holiday activities such as running arts and crafts sessions, games and other activities for kids. Signing people in for the activities and help serving food (hot meals) to families and children

The Drop-in is held every Weds and supports families via advice, food parcels, emergency supplies and general support by providing a non judgement welcoming space.

The Donation collection can be anytime

You can choose to help in any role 


  • positive about supporting others
  • reliable
  • good listeners 
  • good at chatting through people's concerns


  • Accessibility
  • 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

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 10/02/2023

End Date: 02/01/2025

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

Availability Details

Drop in support on Weds but driving and donation collections can be ad hoc through the week

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