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There's a food pantry in the Basin that needs many helping hands to distribute to hungry people in our community supporting a food pantry for people facing financial hardship - Packing, deliveries and pickup

Bens place Pantry - The Basin

Since its inception, the “Ben’s Place” pantry has grown to become a lifeline for countless individuals and families facing financial hardships, providing them with access to nutritious food and essential supplies. Over 400 households visit the pantry each week, including pensioners, people with disabilities, veterans, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, families with young children and people who are homeless. Ready-made meals are also provided to people in palliative care and we supply staples to school breakfast clubs to ensure children start the day with a healthy dose of energy. There is ample fresh fruit and vegetables daily, along with fresh bread and rolls,

Volunteer duties: Possible pick ups Collecting produce from Local Supermarkets and delivering to 'Seniors Hall" Sorting of Fruit and Vegetables /bread when it arrives Helping with the deliveries when it arrives ( luging from car to trolley) Setting up tables
Packing away tables Quick clean of floor and areas Making sure Kitchen is clean

Requirements: Working With Children Check, physically able, be able to along with other volunteers Would suit: Centrelink Volunteers, Skilled Volunteers, Families with Children Flexible working hours - 7 days a week.