Uniting Victoria and Tasmania - Volunteer Hub


Current Opportunities - Food Pantry Support | Emergency Relief | Werribee

Emergency Relief Team Members assist with the packing and distribution of food, general operations support and maintaining the work environment.

We're looking for motivated volunteers to support and improve the lives of vulnerable people in the community. You must communicate effectively, have initiative and regular ongoing availability. Knowledge and understanding of factors impacting on the well-being of individuals, families and communities will be highly regarded.

Volunteers supporting the Food Pantry undertake a range of task including:

Unpacking food donations and placing in relevant fridge, freezer or shelving Sorting of food; Splitting of food; Preparing food parcels for clients; and Distributing food parcels to relevant client as required; Sorting other relevant material aid donations and placing in correct shelving position.

Further duties may be required at times by the Volunteer Programs Coordinator.

Time Required

Flexible 4-hour shifts - Monday to Friday 9am -2pm

Suitable for

  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People with disability

Type of work

  • Administration & Office Management
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Food Preparation & Service

Training

Onsite induction and ongoing development opportunities

Uniting is committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, volunteering with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement in any service or undertaking.

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday Morning
  • Tuesday Morning
  • Wednesday Morning
  • Thursday Morning
  • Friday Morning