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Volunteering Opportunity Details

  • Frontline Customer Service
    with Kirkcaldy Foodbank

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO82167 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Kirkcaldy Foodbank is the only independent food bank in Fife who are expanding the service of providing food parcels for those in need.

    The food bank is opening a centre containing stores and food parcels for the community in March at Viewforth Community Centre, and volunteers are needed to help increase the service at New Volunteer House.

    This role involves dealing with the public, filling out paperwork and signposting clients to the relevant aid they might need from other organisations to improve their lives.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:The food bank arrange for the volunteer to shadow someone initially in the parcel packing area, then give training on client-facing tasks.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?

    Experience required:Volunteers should be compassionate, able to maintain confidentiality, and give people dignity.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThis opportunity takes place at Viewforth Centre at Gallatown, 42 Viewforth St, Kirkcaldy, KY1 3DH

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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Kirkcaldy Foodbank has the following, additional volunteering opportunities:
  - Parcel Packer
  - Stores Assistant

Type of volunteering: Administrative / Office Work
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