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Community Food Pantry Volunteer

  • Location: Kingston ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Time Required

    Full or part-shifts during our opening hours of Wednesday/Thursday 10am-4pm and Friday 2-4pm. As we increase our pool of Pantry Volunteers, we will also increase our opening hours.

  • Suitable for
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Food Preparation & Service
  • Requirements
    • Others
    • Working with Children Check *

    If this sounds like something you would love to do, apply now! Find the application form and Pantry Volunteer duty statement on our Community Services #1 website under ‘careers>vacancies’.

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

Community Services #1 is a community based profit-for-purpose organisation that manages and delivers a range of community programs, such as family support services, children’s services and aged care programs. We seek out passionate and motivated people whose beliefs align with our Vision, Mission and Values to join our agile, fun, responsive and connected Organisation.

The CS#1 Food Pantry is a small community food outlet for people with a genuine need or those who are on a limited income. It makes good food and quality household products affordable and accessible.

Pantry Volunteer details and requirements • Shifts available on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, with more availability expected in coming months • Opening hours are 10am-4pm Wednesdays/Thursdays, and 2-4pm Fridays • CS#1 is happy to place volunteers for full or part days • You are required to hold an ACT Working with Vulnerable People card • You are required to hold an ACT Food Safety Certificate, or be willing to complete the free online course (approximately 2 hours) prior to your first shift

You will be successful in the Pantry Volunteer role if you • are genuinely interested in working as part of a team that positively contributes to the Canberra community • are friendly, attentive and a good communicator • understand food storage and quality control practices • have experience in, or the ability to quickly learn, money handling procedures • are able to work independently and as part of a team • are willing to attend Volunteer Information sessions as required

If this sounds like something you would love to do, apply now! Find the application form and Pantry Volunteer duty statement on our Community Services #1 website under ‘careers>vacancies’.

For further information about the Pantry Volunteer role and vacancies please call Louise, Community Development Officer, 02 6126 4710.


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