Volunteer to reduce food waste

Surplus Food Network logoWe support a range of  local projects that need volunteer help to reduce food waste across the city.  We are working with the Surplus Food Network tackling food waste in Brighton and Hove.

Volunteers at food waste eventIf you would like to get involved in reducing food waste you can volunteer in one of the surplus food projects across the city. Our directory has a list of projects and activities which take place all year round, during the week and at weekends.

Volunteers are needed to get involved in collecting and distributing food, harvesting, cooking surplus food, supporting food redistribution events.

Current volunteer opportunities include:

Fareshare volunteers by van with foodFareshare Sussex – Delivery drivers needed to drive food over Sussex, Warehouse assistants needed to help pack and process food & Office assistants needed to help out with the organisation.

Real Junk Food Project Brighton – Volunteers needed to help out with weekly cafes at St Luke’s on Tuesdays & Weds,  Hollingdean Community Centre on Thursdays and  One Church Gloucester Place on a Friday.  They also need volunteer drivers and help with their media and marketing.

Gleaning Network – need volunteers to help out with picking fruit and vegetables on farms all over Sussex on special gleaning days.Sussex Gleaning Network

Sussex Homeless Support – Volunteers needed to help with sorting donations at their offices, giving out food on a Sunday at the Clocktower and manning the bus.

UKHarvest – Volunteers drivers needed, serving food at events and helping at the office.

Food Waste Collective – volunteers needed to take on organising role to help develop the project.

Contact volunteer@surplusfoodnetwork.org.uk this email goes to all of the partner projects in the Surplus Food Network

Get general advice from Brighton & Hove Food Partnership about volunteering for a community food project.

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