Pantry Reception Volunteer
Hosted by: Worsbrough Community Pantry

What does Worsbrough Community Pantry do?
We know that times are difficult, and we want to help people before they reach crisis point.
Worsbrough Community Pantry is not a foodbank; we simply offer good food at an affordable price. Individuals can access Worsbrough Community Pantry for a weekly fee of £3.00 and receive food items up to the value of £15.
The Pantry is run by volunteers at Worsbrough Community Church with support and funding from the Worsbrough Ward Alliance
What do Pantry Support volunteers do?
Pantry Support volunteers will support the operation of the Community Pantry, this could include the following:
• Greeting pantry members existing and new
• Marking attendance against a list of registered members
• Handling money
• Advising members of any changes to normal service i.e a holiday week etc
• Distributing fliers/ leaflets for other community activity where applicable
• Sign posting to other services where applicable

Location: Worsbrough Community Church, High Street, Worsbrough, Barnsley, S70 4SG
Support and supervision from: Pantry Trustees
Time Commitment: Wednesday’s between the hours of 11.15am
-1.45pm*
* All roles and time commitments are fully flexible and can be tailored to the availability of the volunteers. However, we do ask that where possible the hours per session and the frequency of volunteering, i.e weekly or fortnightly etc, remain consistent. This is to help pantry trustees create a regular rota

Days required: Weds AM, Weds PM

How many volunteers are needed:

2

Recruitment process:

If you are interested in applying for this position, the next step is to complete our application form.
For an application form, please contact, Michelle Toone on MichelleToone@barnsley.gov.uk or 07741168776.

Skills and quaifications:

What we are looking for:

Volunteers should meet the following criteria
• Ability to communicate confidently and clearly with customers
• Ability to remain calm when involved with challenging individuals and situations
• Understanding of the issues – practical and emotional
• Understanding of the importance of teamwork and a strong commitment to being part of a team
Reliability, punctuality, and commitment to routine.
Good communication skills, written and oral.

Support for volunteers
Volunteers receive the following support throughout their volunteering:

• Structured induction and training
• Ongoing support and supervision from the Pantry Trustees
• Ongoing support
• Access to further training

Type of activity: Administration, Community Work