Hot Meal Cooks: Monday or Wednesday – 4pm drop off
Volunteer cooks join a fortnightly roster to prepare food at home on Monday or Wednesday and deliver HOT to our Brookvale warehouse on Mon/Wed at 4pm (fortnightly roster). Cooks select an item to cook from a set menu. Recipes, ingredients and thermal containers to deliver food piping hot to the warehouse are supplied.
Fresh Meal Cooks: Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday – 7 to 10am drop off
Volunteer cooks join a fortnightly roster to prepare 10 ready-to-eat meals at home using their own ingredients and recipes and deliver CHILLED in provided individual serve containers to the warehouse.
Sweet Treat and Savoury Bakers: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday – 7 to 10am drop off
Volunteers bake freshly made cakes, slices or muffins in their own homes and drop off to the warehouse for service at our community meals and schools breakfast support programs throughout the week.
2. HELPING IN THE WAREHOUSE
Monday to Thursday – various shifts from 7am to 5pm
Join our team of “warehouse warriors” to pack hampers, prepare meal deliveries, make sandwiches and soup for community meal services, and complete general warehouse duties. Some light lifting required. Fortnightly roster.
3. DELIVER MEALS TO CLIENTS ACROSS THE NORTHERN BEACHES
Deliver meals and hampers directly to clients referred by social service agencies for food relief.
Monday or Wednesday afternoon: 4:30-6pm (deliver in pairs; join as a ‘pair’ or we team you up with someone)
Tuesday or Thursday mornings: 8:30-10am (singles or pairs)
Delivery runs have approximately 8 to 10 drops and take about 60-90 minutes on average. NOTE: Volunteers use their own vehicles and must hold a valid drivers licence.
4. SERVE AT ONE OF OUR COMMUNITY MEALS/MOBILE PANTRY/SOUP SERVICE
Volunteers join a regular fortnightly or monthly roster to serve meals and groceries to patrons attending our free weekly community meal services.
- Sunday 5-6pm: Gilbert Park, Manly (volunteers also bring a meal)
- Tuesday 4-8pm: Various locations; mobile soup service for rough sleepers
- Wednesday 10-11am: ANZAC Village Narrabeen (open pantry for veterans)
- Wednesday 4-5:30pm: Forestville Mobile Pantry (pantry visits two locations)
- Thursday 3.30-5.30: Beverly Job Park, Narraweena
5. BACK OFFICE AND ADMIN SUPPORT
HELP US STAY ORGANISED and FUNDED! There are a variety of important admin and coordinating roles that help keep us organised which are flexible timewise and can largely be done from home. Your volunteer time commitment could be a few hours a week or project-based.
Examples include volunteer recruitment and roster management, coordinating meal deliveries, financial management, marketing and social media, grant writing, sponsorship management – and many others!
6. DUKE OF EDINBURGH and UNIVERSITY STUDENTS (Community Service)
We welcome students completing community service, with limited places available for a selection of our roles that can suit student hours. We will provide a safe working environment and sign off any activities as required. Please contact us before registering to discuss available opportunities.
CONTACT: mailto: Volunteer@onemeal.org.au
Registering now also means we can keep in touch with news and opportunities as they come up.
If you have any questions, send us a message with what you are interested in and we will get back to you as soon as possible.