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Food Train

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Food Train is an award winning Scottish Charity helping frail older people who struggle to do their own grocery shopping...

Volunteer for Shopping & Delivery Service

This opportunity takes place from 04 Jan 2022

Food Train is an award winning Scottish charity that helps support older people to maintain their independence in their own homes. We are looking for volunteers to join our grocery shopping and delivery service either as shoppers, van drivers or delivery assistants.

Contact Name

Fiona Lochrin

Benefits to self

Meeting lots of new people - volunteers and service users Making a real difference to the lives of older people in Glasgow Getting out into the City Working as part of a great team of volunteers

Benefits to others

Access to fresh food on a weekly basis Helps maintain independence at home Reduces social isolation



Training available

On the job peer training from well established volunteers

Hours per week

4-7 depending on role

PVG required


Support and supervision details

Daily contact with organisational staff when volunteering, Quarterly team meetings
  • TypeElderly People, Health and Wellbeing, Peer Support

Employability skills

  • Leadership 0

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