Storeroom worker West Dunbartonshire Community Foodshare

The Gathering 2018

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Organisation information

West Dunbartonshire Community Foodshare

Charity registered in Scotland SC044248

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Aims & objectives

The aim of West Dunbartonshire Community Foodshare is to tackle food and financial poverty and disadvantage amongst the most vulnerable groups, including disabled, elderly people and families with young children. This is done by providing a central location for the Foodshare service to operate, through a co-ordination of referrals, deliveries, donations and distribution. We ensure that those in receipt of food parcels are given every opportunity to address the medium to longer term issues in relation to their difficulties. Foodshare has become one of the first point of contact for people in crisis and we are a key part of a holistic approach to financial and social deprivation. In addition, we will recruit, develop, and train volunteers (including service users) to assist in the process. We will continue to liaise with partner agencies, including the public and private sector and will continue to develop the necessary infrastructure for sustainable service provision.
Job number
Time of attendance
Mon - Frid 5 days
No of references
Hours (per week)
Salary (£/hr)
£9 per hour

Job description

The successful applicant will support the work of our Charity, we provide emergency food provision, school uniforms and a Christmas Toybank.

You will be expected to work as part of a large team, and at times, working on your own within the main unit.

You will receive donations, check and store appropriately.

Ensure adequate stock rotation to prevent waste.

Pack food parcels for our weekly distribution centres.

Support with our Uniform Bank and Toy Bank as required.

Keep the work areas clean, tidy and free from hazards.

Work in line with Foodshare Policies and Procedures.

Welcome visitors/partners to our units.

Person specification

good organisation skills

able to work on own initiative

methodical and tidy approach

ability to keep good record

basic IT skills

able to work alone as well as part of a team



ability to work in a fast moving environment

awareness of health and safety in the workplace.

PVG/disclosure requirements

Not Required