About this opportunity:
JRS is looking for volunteers to welcome people and assist with the Foodbank program. Foodbank provides fresh food and groceries to clients with a set up similar to a supermarket, allowing people some autonomy to choose their own products. Foodbank is an essential service for our vulnerable clients living below the poverty line.
- Welcoming clients, finding their name in the database and allocating a ticket with their name, family size and group eligibility.
- Showing clients through to the Foodbank and providing assistance as they choose their groceries.
- Tidying shelves and restocking products from the storeroom.
- Refer to the checklist in the kitchen regarding daily housekeeping and provisions for hospitality.
Please see the Position Description for full details: JRS Position Description – Hospitality Foodbank volunteer
A Working with Children Check and Police Check are required.
About this organisation:
Foodbank volunteers are required Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from 9.30am-2pm on a rotating roster.Skills required:
Good listening and organisational skills would be highly useful.Characteristics:
Volunteers need to be empathetic to people seeking asylum and respectful of different cultural practices.Training:
Volunteers are required to attend an Induction Training Day that will cover the history, mission, and values of JRS; the global work of JRS and the global context of forcibly displaced people; the Arrupe Project and its services, case studies, boundaries, and the Volunteer Manual.
Volunteers may also be required to complete a core training program offered by the Humanitarian Hub.
2 Darcy Road, Westmead NSW, Australia