Food Collection Drivers at the Community Grub Hub, Aldershot

The Community Grub Hub is an exciting new project in the heart of Aldershot. Our main aims are to:-

1.     Alleviate food poverty in the local community

2.     Help the environment by reducing food waste

We are committed to ensuring that everyone involved in the Community Grub Hub is welcomed, valued and treated with dignity including our customers, residents donating items, representatives from local organisations, volunteers and staff. Everyone who comes through our door is treated equally and, crucially, the Community Grub Hub will also provide a listening and signposting service to anyone who needs it.


Main Tasks

·     Liaising with the store manager regarding the weekly food collections (you should have a regular slot but there may be some additional collections if the store is low on stock levels)

·     Liaising with the supermarket staff when arriving at the supermarket

·     Putting the food collected into your car.

·     Dropping the food collections back at the store

·     Weighing the food collected and recording this information

·     Putting the food into the correct area of the store room

·     Follow food safety and hygiene procedures at all times

·     Keep the store room organised and tidy

·     Follow our procedures including Code of Conduct, safeguarding and GDPR at all times

·     Feedback any information from the supermarkets to the store manager

Key Skills, Qualities and Requirements

·         Friendly nature as you will be coming into contact with supermarket staff

·         Well-organised and reliable

·         Ability to follow policies and procedures

·         Please note that some heavy lifting will be required

·         Full, clean driving licence

·         Use of your own vehicle with business insurance (most insurance companies will add business insurance for no extra cost for volunteers)


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Recruitment Process
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
    When volunteering at the store you are covered by insurance. However, when driving your own vehicle for food collections you will require business insurance.
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 10/01/2022

End Date: 10/01/2023

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

• Days: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays (more days may be added) • Commitment: weekly commitment preferred • You will be given a regular weekly slot but there may be some additional collections if the store is low on stock levels


2A Windsor Way
GU11 1JG

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