Warehouse assistant

RBFB are looking for volunteers for our warehouse team, it is essential that the candidates work well as part of a team and are comfortable with heavy lifting

Where: Varied

When: Varied

Time commitment: Flexible

Main contact: Charlene Butler

Overview of the role: This role involves supporting the food bank team in managing their stock levels and rotation as well as collection of donations from several locations across the borough.

Key tasks

  • Ensure that all Trussell Trust warehousing procedures and processes are followed as per the foodbank operating manual
  • Collect donations from our permanent collection points and/or one-off donations from different organisations across the borough
  • Move stock between our Centres and external storage facilities
  • Prepare stock orders for the foodbank centre and/or bulk donations when appropriate
  • Assist in undertaking an annual stock take as detailed in the foodbank operating manual
  • Report any health & safety or safeguarding concerns to the project manager

About you

  • Happy with heavy lifting
  • Clean UK Driving License
  • Strong team player
  • Has an eye for detail
  • Organised and self-motivated

Benefits of volunteering

  • Using your existing skills to make a difference whilst also learning new skills
  • Meet new people who share your passion to eradicate poverty in the community
  • Make a real difference to the running of your food bank

Impact of your role

  • Providing a vital support function in the local community
  • Helping to ensure the smooth running of foodbank operations
  • Helping to keep the foodbank donations organized and stock up to date


You will be given all the required training and support before starting your role.

You will have a main contact throughout your time volunteering.  Your main contact will be Charlene Butler.


How to apply

Please fill in application form (Click here for our application form) and send it to [email protected]

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