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Food Pantry Volunteer

Community Services #1
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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.

Food Pantry Volunteer details and requirements The Pantry is open Monday to Thursday 9.30am to 4.30pm and Fridays 9.30am to 4.00pm.

• CS#1 is happy to place volunteers for an hour or two or more • You are required to be fully vaccinated for Covid19 . 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 Food 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 Food Pantry Volunteer duty statement on our Community Services #1 website under ‘careers>vacancies’.

For further information about the Food Pantry Volunteer role and vacancies please call Romney, Community Development Officer, 02 6126 4702.