Canterbury Food Bank is looking for a volunteer administrator to assist the Trustees and the Coordinator for approximately six hours per month. The duties are primarily two-fold:
Assisting the Canterbury Food Bank Trustees
The Volunteer Administrator will be required to take minutes at the monthly trustees’ meeting and to liaise with the Chairman of Trustees over the preparation and distribution of papers ahead of the monthly meetings of the Trustees. Trustees’ meetings are usually held in the evening in either Chestfield or Canterbury.
Assisting the Canterbury Food Bank Coordinator
The Volunteer Administrator will be required to take minutes at the monthly Core Team meetings which are chaired by the Canterbury Food Bank Coordinator. The Core Team manages the day-to-day activities of the charity and includes, amongst others, the Volunteer Supervisor, the Warehouse Supervisor, the volunteer Transport Coordinator, Team Leaders, a nominated trustee and others. Core Team meetings are held at the warehouse in Chestfield on a week-day morning.
The successful candidate will have possess good administrative and IT skills and will be comfortable using modern office software.
Volunteers needed for our Whitstable distribution cafe
We are looking for volunteers to join our team at the Whitstable distribution cafe on a Thursday between 9.15 and 11.15. Not necessarily every Thursday as we operate a rota system. You would welcome clients into the distribution cafe, make tea, offer a listening ear, help with signposting, help with the processing of the food bank vouchers, give out the food parcels and generally provide a friendly welcoming environment.
No previous experience necessary as training and support will be given.
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