ID: 159320

Food Relief Volunteer

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Preston VIC

About this opportunity

Within this role you will support DIVRS’ Emergency Relief Program with the smooth running of its food program.

There is also the opportunity to work as a food relief driver. You will support program collect and transport weekly food orders from Foodbank Victoria and Secondbite to our DIVRS site.

*DIVRS is an approved Centrelink voluntary work agency. We encourage anyone needs to complete 15 hours’ volunteer work a week to apply.

Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

We are looking for people who have:

• An interest in food security and sustainable practices, waste reduction and community engagement.

•General good health and ability to be able to complete jobs which requires some lifting.

• Excellent communication and customer service skills

• An organised and efficient approach to work

• The ability to work independently and within a team

• A genuine desire to support the local community

Useful Qualifications:

• Food handling certificate (desired but not essential)

• Experience in retail and hospitality (desired but not essential)

• Valid Drivers License (desired but not essential)

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

The position is on a voluntary basis. · We are looking for people to support us one day per week for a 4 hour shift. · The term of this volunteer position is subject to performance and the needs of the organisation. · It is expected that both parties provide two weeks’ notice regarding leave and changes to availability. This must be provided to the Coordinator in writing. · Immediate termination can also occur due to unsatisfactory conduct or breech of our policies or procedures.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Food Preparation & Service
  • Safety & Emergency Services