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Volunteer Food Pick-Up Cyclists

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FoodCycle Bristol picks up surplus food from local businesses for volunteers to cook into delicious free meals for the community. We collect food in bicycle trailers, which easily attach to the rear axel of your bike. An experienced volunteer will meet you at St Pauls Family and Learning centre, where the trailers are stored, and will show you what to do.You will get an email with all the other information you need for the collection a day or two before the event. Collection involves visiting 10 small supermarkets and fruit and veg shops on Gloucester Rd and Easton to pick up any surplus food they donate. We then drop it off at one of our venues which will put this food to good use during the cooking sessions. Our routes are carefully planned to avoid busy roads and hills where possible; we cycle slowly and as a group, please do get in touch if you have any concerns about your ability to take part. Each collection provides around 100 portions, equivalent to one of your 5 a day. Just a couple of hours of your time makes a massive difference to potentially hundreds of people who don't have access to healthy food in Bristol.

Volunteers need to wear a face mask when taking part, a full list of Covid safe guidance can be found here: https://volunteer.foodcycle.org.uk/covid19guidance

To sign up as a volunteer, just follow this link and choose Bristol as your preferred project, and then you choose from a list of dates to sign up to:

https://volunteer.foodcycle.org.uk/volunteer-sign-up 

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Required Role

Volunteer Food Pick-Up Cyclists

Key responsibilities

You'll be responsible for collecting food on a Wednesday 12-2pm or Saturday morning 10-12pm with a project leader, following the route with the team and loading surplus food onto trailers on your bike, before cycling it to its destination.

Desirable Skills

  • Driving
  • Initiative
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Practical
  • Team Work
  • Time Management
  • Self Management

Skill to gain

  • Driving
  • Initiative
  • Positive attitude
  • Practical
  • Problem solving
  • Team Work
  • Self Management

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a month

Start Date: 11-11-2020

Start Time: 10:00 AM

End Date: 01-12-2021

End Time: 12:00 PM

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Location

Grosvenor Rd, St Paul's, Bristol, UK
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