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The Felix Project Kitchen Volunteer

The Felix Project is London's biggest food redistribution charity and the largest end-to-end food redistribution charity in Europe.

Their vision is a London where no one goes hungry and good food is never wasted.

The Felix Project has just launched a new warehouse and its first social kitchen in Poplar, East London to deliver good food to charities, schools, and holiday programmes across Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Newham and more.
Without volunteers, they can't operate. Join their team to fight hunger and food waste in East London.

Food Prep

This is the food preparation role, the main focus is preparing the required items needed for the meals. Food training is provided for this role.

Main responsibilities

  • Assisting the chefs; chopping and peeling vegetables; washing vegetables
  • Cleaning surfaces as you go

Food Packer

This role is our classic meal packing role The main task is packing all the delicious, nutritious meals made by the food prep team into containers. Food training is provided for this role.

Main responsibilities

  • Work with our packing team to pack all meals into plastic containers with the appropriate labels Ensure the food looks delicious
  • Cleaning up as you go

Operational Volunteer

This role supports the operation within the Kitchen. Food training is provided for this role.

Main responsibilities

  • Receiving and storing food items and deliveries
  • Ensuring the fridges and food storage areas are kept clean
  • To rotate stock and make use it is recorded on the system
  • To help out the Kitchen Assistants and the food packers when necessary

 

Click below to volunteer on their website:

Volunteer with The Felix Project

Useful Contacts

Sadia Yasmin
Volunteering Officer
07779 416360
Sadia.Yasmin@poplarharca.co.uk

You can volunteer as much or as little as you wish. Shifts are based on the following pattern:                                            

Monday – Friday 

7:30 – 11:00

9:30 – 13:30

12:30 – 16:30

 

Saturday

9:30 – 13:30

12:30 – 16:30

 

If you have any questions or concerns about volunteering at Felix, get in touch with their Volunteer team by dropping them an email at volunteer@thefelixproject.org

  • The Felix Project provide all volunteers with a cooked lunch and reimburse the cost of travel/petrol.
  • Offer flexibility with tasks and work in line with their volunteer’s strengths.
  • Enrol into their Employability Programme for a 12 week course that provides you with meaningful hands-on experience and support with gaining paid employment.