Description

Foodbank NSW & ACT is a non-religious, non-for-profit organisation that acts as a pantry to the charities and community groups who feed the hungry. They provide approximately 200,000kgs of food to such organisations each week and rely heavily on volunteers to achieve this. They offer a very hands-on experience where volunteers will undertake physical lifting, packing and/or sorting tasks within their warehouse to organise food items so that they are ready to be distributed. NB: This experience does not offer any face-to-face interaction with individuals experiencing marginalisation or vulnerability.

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Location

Distribution Centre, 50 Owen Street, Glendenning

Cost

NA

No of people required

Groups of up to 20 people. The number of available places will be determined by Foodbank’s availability on the selected day.

Time commitment

Week days, 8am – 2pm (morning tea break included)

Other requirement

Volunteers will need to be prepared to undertake physical lifting, packing and sorting of food items. 

How to get involved

Email ACU Engagement: acuengagement@acu.edu.au

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