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Volunteers are the life blood of foodbanks. Your skills could be just what we need.

Volunteers are the driving force behind foodbanks. There are thousands of volunteers across the UK, helping The Trussell Trust Foodbank Network get emergency food to people in crisis. We want you to enjoy volunteering and there are lots of ways to get involved. Whatever role you choose, you will make a real difference to the life of someone in crisis.

If you think you may be able to support Runnymede Foodbank through donations of your time and skills, we’d like to hear from you. Please contact us and we will help connect you to where you are most needed.

 

Volunteering during the Covid crisis

During the coronavirus outbreak, we are seeing an increase in demand for our services. However, thanks to the overwhelming generosity of our local community, we currently don’t have any volunteer vacancies.

 

Foodbank volunteer

Foodbank volunteers staff our foodbanks. They set up and run sessions, dealing with clients and putting together food parcels. They also offer advice where necessary.

Days: Monday to Friday mornings and Thursday afternoons

 

Office volunteers

Office volunteers help in our office at Chertsey with a variety of tasks including data entry, marketing, social media, accounts and general office tasks.

Days: Monday to Thursday

 

Eat Well Spend Less volunteers

Volunteers assist with the running of our six week Eat Well Spend Less cookery courses. They demonstrate the recipes, support participants and help with general housekeeping duties.

Days: Half a day, one day a week for six weeks

 

Outreach volunteers

Outreach volunteers help with off site activities. They may run stalls at local events or visit a youth group to run a workshop. They also assist with school visits to our warehouse.

Days: Monday to Sunday on an ad hoc basis

 

If you are interested in volunteering please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you!

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