Community Fridge Volunteer

Opportunity by Leicestershire County Council Children and Family Wellbeing Service
Location County Hall, Room 500, Leicester, LE3 8RF

To help run the Community Fridge, collect donations and promote the community fridge

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About this role

Community Fridge Volunteers.

Food waste is a big issue in the UK and beyond. It’s estimated that a third of all food gets wasted. Most of this is avoidable and could have been eaten had it been better managed. The Community Fridges help to cut food waste, build stronger bonds within the community and redistribute good quality food.

There are many ways you can support the Community Fridge:


    • Help us find businesses to donate food to the fridge


    • Collection of food from donors


    • Fridge cleaning


    • Stock monitoring and placing food in correct location (shelves, fridge or freezer) with in a timeframe.


    • Local fridge promotion


    • Organising events to support the fridge and the local community


    • Social media


When you can volunteer



  • References needed
  • Willing to take a DBS Check
  • Age restrictions
  • Accepts ex/offenders

Driving Licence and own Vehicle are not Essential but is required if helping to collect supplies.
Full DBS check will be carried out.
Minimum of 2 references required
Full comprehensive training will be provided
Volunteers must be aged 18 years or over
Ex/offenders can be accepted in accordance with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Volunteers must be free of Statutory supervision for a minimum of 2 years prior to application.


Location County Hall, Room 500, Leicester, LE3 8RF

Apply now