Our vision is for the KingsGate Food Pantry to be a safe place where people are given a warm welcome, where they feel comfortable, where they feel seen, and where they feel valued and following the success of the KingsGate Food Pantry in Parnwell, we are opening a 2nd food pantry to reach more families in a different part of the city. 

Accountable to:
Food projects Manager in the interim, Sharon Keogh (Head of Community Action)

Role description: 
To assist the Team Leaders with the weekly admin tasks related to Food Pantry.

Specific tasks:

  • Liaise with Team Leaders to arrange which admin tasks you will be responsible for.  
  • Ideally join the volunteer team for some Pantry sessions. 
  • Participate in training.

Person specification

  • Ability to provide a KingsGate pastoral reference.

Key skills, attributes and/or experience

  • Good people skills 
  • Good numeracy, organisational and admin skills.

Support and personal development

  • Training related to your responsibilities as a volunteer.  
  • A named person who will supervise your volunteering and with whom you can discuss your work.  
  • Regular one-to-one meetings with your supervisor.  
  • A review of your volunteering role after three months.  
  • Access to any relevant staff training and leadership development resources if appropriate.  
  • Access to technical equipment and IT systems, if needed for the role, including any training required 
  • Reimbursement of your travel expenses. If claiming petrol, this will be paid at the prevailing mileage rate.  
  • Full involvement in the life of the staff team, eg, Summer BBQ and Christmas meal.

Time commitment

  • 4 hours a week
  • Working from home
  • Attend Food Pantry Meetings on Teams

This Role Description was created by Sharon Keogh in September 2023.

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