Session Details

Hunger & Homelessness

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

FoodCycle White City



Join us at FoodCycle White City every Sunday lunchtime to prepare and distribute varied food parcels for the local community.                                                                                
We have opportunities below for people to come along and prepare parcels as well as distribute them to guests.
 

You don’t need to have any previous experience with the project, although if you do that is just as welcome! We want as many local volunteers as possible and everyone is welcome to be a part of the team.

FoodCycle volunteers are welcoming and committed people who want to create delicious meals and lasting relationships within their community.

You’ll be supported by a FoodCycle Project Leader, who will help make sure the session goes smoothly and will be there for any questions you might have, so you don’t have to be a chef to get involved!


Please only sign up to this role if you are sure you can attend. The team is deliberately small to ensure that social distancing is maintained, so if volunteers drop out at short notice we may not be able to deliver our service.

BEFORE VOLUNTEERING
Do any of the following apply to you or someone in your household?
·       have a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
·       have a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
·    have a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you've noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal
Most people with coronavirus have at least one of these symptoms.
If 'YES' to any of the above, please do not volunteer. Instead, follow the guidance on NHS website https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

REMEMBER DURING VOLUNTEERING WITH FOODCYCLE TO
·       wash your hands more often - with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or use a hand sanitiser when you: get home or start volunteering; blow your nose, sneeze or cough; eat or handle food
·       avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
·       avoid close contact with people who have symptoms
·       cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in a bin and wash your hands
·       clean and disinfect frequently touched objects e.g. door handles, utensils
·       wash your hands fully before and after each interaction, or use a hand sanitiser if this is not possible
·       wear a face covering whilst volunteering. If you are exempt please email Alix on alix@foodcycle.org.uk so we can discuss a risk assessment to keep you, other volunteers and guests safe.

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