Food Hub Customer Assistant volunteer - Elizabeth

Foodbank SA

Foodbank SA believes the Food Hub model of emergency food distribution provides an essential relief to food insecurity for people experiencing financial hardship.

This role will suit people who understand the importance of client confidentiality and community services professional boundaries.

Food Hub Customer Assistant volunteers play a vital role in assisting Food Hub customers with their shopping and processing customers' vouchers and shopping at the checkout in a grocery-store style food-relief ship.

Volunteers must be confident using computers and EFTPOS facilities (will receive training and support in the use of the MYOB Retail Manager shop front program.) Able to stand for long periods and be able to lift the equivalent of a large bag of potatoes as duties approx. 10 kilos at times. Duties include not only processing items but unpacking orders, stocking shelves and rotating stock as well as assisting clients. Volunteers must also be willing to undergo Food Safety Training and manual handling training as required.

Volunteers are required to be non-judgmental, able to cope in a busy environment and can demonstrate empathy with people of all backgrounds and circumstances. Can demonstrate Great Customer Service Ability with friendly and supportive approach and a 'can do' attitude and willingness to help across the various duties.

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  • Location: Elizabeth SA
  • Category Community Services

Suitable for

  • Centrelink Volunteers


Regular - more than 6 months

Time Required

1 day per week - Mondays to Fridays, between 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.


On the job training will be provided. Food Safety Training


  • National Police Certificate *
  • Working with Children Check *

Please Note:
* During the Covid-19 pandemics, organisations should be providing all necessary Covid-19 safety protection measures for volunteers following the advice of both the State or Territory Governments and the Federal Government. Your safety and wellbeing is your priority. Familiarise yourself with the most up-to-date requirements and advice from the Australian and NT and SA State Governments.
* As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance).
* Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role should not be more than 15-16 hours per week.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.


Pre-Approved out of pocket expenses reimbursed

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