Volunteer opportunity: Fareshare…

MCFly reckons this volunteer opportunity that landed in our in-box sounds really good. If you’re not interested/eligible, please forward it to some people you think might be!

Do you want to be active and gain skills while helping to fight hunger and tackle food waste?

FareShare minimises food waste by redistributing quality food to organisations working with homeless and disadvantaged people.

FareShare is offering a 10-week volunteering placement for people who want to gain valuable experience as warehouse and delivery assistants based at our depot on New Smithfield Market, Openshaw.

What could FareShare offer you as a volunteer?

New skills, experience and full training in the role
Accredited Food Safety qualification
Career, CV advice and support
A reference for future employers
Travel and lunch expenses
The opportunity to help to fight food poverty and reduce food waste
Meeting like-minded people and making new friends.

Please check you are eligible to join the placement:

1. You must be able to commit to attend the placement for two days a week for 10 weeks. Start dates are 16th & 30th January 2012, 13th & 27th February, 12th March.
2. You must be over 19 years old and live in the borough of Manchester
3. You must fit into one of the following target groups:
Workless and in receipt of Incapacity Benefit
Workless and in receipt of Employment Support Allowance (WRAG)
Lone parents in receipt of Income Support or JSA
Workless members of the BME communities
Workless people over 50 who wish to return to work
Workless people with no qualifications
Carers who wish to return to work

If you would like to apply please contact Nicola Milner on 0161 223 8200 or email volunteering@emergemanchester.co.uk or download the Role Description and Application Form

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