ID: 170718

Charity Worker (Gods, Love, Care Feed)

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Burwood North NSW

About this opportunity

About us

God's Love Care Feed is currently the largest Foodbank distributor in NSW and partners with various other charity groups and churches both in Burwood and the broader inner west area. We also assist with providing food for annual missions and special events that are run for disadvantaged communities in rural areas. God’s Love Care Feed charity shop takes walk-in customers and also operates as a pickup location for our partners who deliver food to the community.

Location: Burwood

Days: Monday to Friday – morning and afternoon shifts, 3 hours per session (peak time 9.30am to 11.30am), flexible

About the role

The role of Charity Worker is to assist in the distribution of food to people in need.

Volunteers would help staff at the Burwood-based centre, which collects food from Foodbank in Glendenning and offers a collection point for both individuals and other distribution charities in the area, seeking to reach those with particular disadvantage.

Range of duties available according to personal capacities: van loading and unloading, food box preparation, cleaning and sanitising, receipt of donations. Social skills for client engagement are also valued (but challenging to apply currently, as everyone must ensure safe practices during COVID restrictions).

The suitable volunteer will have the following attributes:

  • Honest, reliable, friendly and helpful.
  • Non-judgmental and respectful
  • The ability to work well in a team environment
  • Passionate about empowering individuals, children and families in the community experiencing disadvantage and ongoing crisis
  • Customer service – ability to assistance and provide general information as appropriate
  • A willingness to follow policies, procedures and instructions.

Requirements:

  • Willingness to provide photo ID proof of identity and address.
  • Willingness to receive induction training.
  • Agreement to our code of conduct (addressing honesty, reporting problems, etc.).
  • Optional lifting opportunities presume knowledge of safe lifting practices.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

• Willingness to provide photo ID proof of identity and address.
• Willingness to receive induction training.
• Agreement to our code of conduct (addressing honesty, reporting problems, etc.).
• Optional lifting opportunities presume knowledge of safe lifting practices.

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

Monday to Friday – morning and afternoon shifts, 3 hours per session (peak time 9.30am to 11.30am), flexible

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Food Preparation & Service
  • Retail & Sales
Training

Training and induction will be provided. God’s Love Care Feed are mindful and trained to support clients and volunteers with social distancing, health and safety procedures.