1. How do I volunteer at Foodbank Victoria?
- We rely heavily on volunteers to be able to do what we do and we’re always in need of more. You can volunteer as an individual or as a group. For details about volunteering please click on the
volunteer with us tab below.
2. What sort of jobs can I do as a volunteer at Foodbank Victoria?
- Volunteer roles include food rescue, pick & packing of agency orders, general warehouse assistance, helping community organisations on their “shopping trips” to Foodbank Victoria, and we are
always in need of assistance in our offices.
- We are also always on the lookout for volunteers with specialist areas of expertise.
- You can find further information for regular and group volunteering by downloading the below PDF brochures.
- Download Group Volunteering Brochure
- Download Regular Volunteer Brochure
3. Can I volunteer on the weekend or after hours?
Volunteer as an Individual
If you are interesting in volunteering with us please note that our volunteering days are Monday to Friday between 8.30 and 4.30 pm. All volunteering work is done at our warehouse and office in
Yarraville. All potential volunteers must attend an orientation day prior to commencing.
Corporate or Group Volunteering
If you are interested in volunteering as a group please note that Group volunteering is available on Tuesdays to Friday from 9.15am to 3.00pm. All group volunteers must attend an induction prior
to commencing their day. All group volunteering is done at our warehouse in Yarraville
4. Can I register my company to volunteer?
Yes, please do! We have an average of 100 corporate volunteers each month and are always in need of more. To register contact:
P: 03 9362 8300
5. What's in it for me?
- The satisfaction of knowing you’ve made a real difference to the hundreds of thousands of fellow Victorians currently experiencing hardship.
- We’re also told we’re a friendly, fun bunch of people to work alongside and as one of our regular volunteers.
Permanent volunteer, Nola Cook, put it to the Maribyrnong Leader Newspaper in a recent interview;
“I think they do a lot more for me than I do for them. They make me feel really useful”.
A Corporate volunteer team memebr after a recent day spent at Foodbank Victoria:
"It was really fun and I did enjoy the whole day at the Foodbank Victoria. A worthwhile cause to be part of it packing food for the less fortunate and needy