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Volunteer Warehouse Assistant

Foodbank Victoria
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We are currently seeking Volunteer Warehouse Assistants!

Location: These roles are based at our Yarraville warehouse.

Commitment: Our needs span the whole week - Monday to Friday, and we offer two options to volunteer. Weekly Volunteers- able to commit on a regular basis, maybe 1-2 times a week. We are currently seeking extra assistance on Thursday and Friday. Emergency Volunteers- able to assist us on an ad-hoc basis. These would be during peak times.

About the Role: Tasks and responsibilities may include: • Packing food orders • Sorting, labelling and repacking food donations • Sorting and packing fresh produce • Packing hampers

About You: We are looking for a volunteer who: • is physically fit and comfortable with manual handling • able to complete repetitive movements and standing for extended periods of time • comfortable lifting, bending, twisting and turning • able to lift up to 15kgs • has excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills • is reliable and able to fulfil the commitments of the role • has excellent organisational, time management and problem-solving skills • is able to work both independently and as part of a team • is comfortable talking to groups in an engaging, respectful, patient and inclusive manner

Requirements: • weekly volunteers must be available 1-2 times a week • must be available 9.00am to 2.30pm • able to provide two professional referees • follow social distancing measures and all COVIDSafe guidelines and protocols • adhere to Victorian Government Vaccination Requirements of mandatory Booster vaccinations

To apply: If you would like to help and make a real difference to the lives of Victorians doing it tough, we would love to hear from you.