Community house food distribution volunteer

Worthing Homes Community Trust

Register your Interest

 At Worthing Homes Community, surplus food is available for local residents to collect on a daily basis. The role of the distribution volunteer would be to:

  • Unpack food deliveries
  • Arrange food at our pick up point
  • Creating support parcels as required
  • Deliver food to those who are unable to pick the food up in person
  • Take pictures of the food available for the team to promote on social media.


For this role you need the following skills

  • Able to perform physical tasks including lifting and loading
  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills to record quantities and types of food
  • Friendly and approachable communication style for when chatting with residents
  • Able to work well as part of a team and happy to complete tasks independently according to instruction
  • Adaptable – managing surplus can be unpredictable, so day to day tasks can vary
  • Positive, friendly, and enthusiastic about tackling food waste, addressing food poverty and playing a positive role in the local community.


  • This practical role has a huge impact in our local community- You will directly ensure that good quality food is not wasted and gets into the hands of the people who need it
  •  Have access to a wide variety of useful training, including training and experience in food handling, storage and hygiene protocols.
  • Be part of a team of like-minded people and attend monthly volunteer events to socialise with fellow volunteers
  • Reasonable travel expenses
  • Working reference available after 3 months in the role.

Practical Considerations

Volunteer shifts are short ranging between 1.5-3 hours. Food distribution volunteers are required between the following times: Monday - Friday 08:30-11:00.

Although the times are fixed, this is a flexible opportunity which can fit alongside your other commitments. You are welcome to volunteer regularly, every now and again or on an ad hoc basis as you prefer.

When do I need to be available?

Morning Afternoon Evening

Where does this role take place?

25 Dominion road
BN14 8JZ

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training