EH11, Edinburgh


Food Bank Outreach Volunteer

About the organisation


Established in 2002, the Community One Stop Shop (COSS) is situated in the heart of Broomhouse, Edinburgh... Read more

Job Description

Food Bank Outreach Volunteer

The Community One Stop Shop exists to support the residents of West Edinburgh and to help alleviate the effects of poverty.

We worked with over 3000 people last year through our services which include Advice Provision, Foodbank and Employability Support.

We are looking for a much needed Food Bank Volunteer to help our fantastic and friendly team provide one of our core services to our clients. Please note this role may at times involve heavy lifting so strong arms and a sensible head a must!


- Unpack deliveries

- Make up food bags

- Pack and unpack crates

- Interacting with clients

- Supporting staff with any associated tasks

Person Specification:

- Able to safely undertake heavy manual handling

- Reliability

- Comfortable working in a challenging environment

Commitment & Location:

Long term on Tuesdays from 12pm-2pm or 1pm-3pm. Volunteering takes place in our office- 3 Broomhouse Market, Edinburgh, EH11 3UU.