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Our volunteers do their best work when they're making the most of their unique talents. So helping you find the role that suits you and your skills best is our goal.

Volunteering is more than delivering a task without payment. It’s about giving the gift of your time, talent and skills.  Tottenham Foodbank volunteers are the driving force behind our service, donating almost 7,000 hours in support of vulnerable neighbours between June 2020 and May 2023.

Volunteering with our Foodbank Team

We are looking for volunteers to help out at our food bank sessions. As a Food bank centre helper you will play a vital role giving direct support to people who use food banks, meeting and greeting people coming into the food bank, packing their food parcels, making them feel comfortable and providing further signposting support where appropriate.

Shifts are Monday 11:45am-2:15pm and Thursday 4:45pm-7:15pm at Tottenham Town Hall where the food bank is based. We require volunteers to support for a minimum of 1 shift per month and you also must be able to commit to volunteering for at least 3 consecutive months.

Please note that all centre volunteers must take part in our induction training before they are able to start in the food bank. All induction training takes place on a Saturday, lunch and refreshments are provided.

To learn more about the role and to sign up for our induction training, please click here. If you have further queries, please email volunt[email protected] to contact our Volunteer Manager.

Advice Support Volunteer Needed

We are looking for an Advice Support volunteer to join our Advice team at Tottenham Food Bank. In this role, you will be the first line of support for food bank clients, digging deeper through initial conversations to help people take the first steps to get the support they need. You will be exploring people’s circumstances, identifying priorities, and assessing what level of support the client may need.

There will be an opportunity to progress within your role and develop your skill set to Advisor level if you so wish. To read the role description and apply for the role, please click here

Data Protection Volunteer Needed

We are looking for a Data Protection Officer to support our work at Tottenham Foodbank. As the food bank Volunteer Data Protection Officer you will be monitoring and improving how we handle data, ensuring we are following all the current guidelines to keep data safe, and accessible only to those who require it. To read the role description and apply for the role, please click here

Voucher and Delivery Coordinator Needed

We are looking for a Voucher and Delivery Coordinator. In this role, you will be responsible for monitoring the vouchers coming through on the system issued against our food bank and highlighting any issues with the relevant team or referral agency. This is a key role as it helps ensure the accuracy of our data and improve efficiencies within the food bank operations.

Support will be provided to perform this role by the food bank staff team. To read the role description and apply for the role, please click here

Warehouse Volunteer Needed

We are looking for a Warehouse Assistant to support our Warehouse Manager with food donations. By volunteering as a warehouse assistant, you will help process food donations, sorting items, ensuring they are in date, minimising wastage and packing food ready for distribution. Alongside being a voice for change in your community, you can make a real difference to people’s lives providing vital help and support in your local community.

To read the role description and apply for the role, please click here. If you have any further queries, please email ware[email protected] to contact our Warehouse Manager

Collection Driver Needed

We are looking for confident, safe drivers to join our driving team.

The role will mainly involve picking up donations from our partner Supermarkets in Seven Sisters and Stroud Green and transporting it to our warehouse in Tottenham. This will involve loading tins and other food items into and out of a vehicle so you will have to be comfortable lifting and carrying a fair weight.

We also arrange other ad-hoc collections from other locations, particularly over Christmas.

Ideally, collections will be some time between 11am and 7pm on Thursdays, though we may be able to be flexible. Our van can be used if you do not have your own vehicle.

To register your interest, please email [email protected] and our Warehouse Manager will be in contact

Your skills could be just what we need in our Volunteer Campaigns Team

  • Do you have skills in fundraising, events management, social media management, graphic design and campaigning?
  • You’ll need to be available to give 2 days of your time each month for a period of at least 6 months. We work flexibly from home and meet via Zoom, meeting at weekends and evenings.
  • If so, please get in touch by emailing us at [email protected] – we’d love to hear from you!
Learn new skills Make a difference to the life of others Feel valued and part of a team Gain confidence
Get to know the local community Socialise and make new friends Try something new Boost your career prospects
Help to empower another Make an impact Be inspired and have fun Discover a new perspective
Give back to a cause you believe in Improve your mental health Gain experience in new areas Transform your life


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