Our volunteers are superheroes. They nourish generosity here and in our community.
We have a diverse range of superheroes, from different ages, genders and abilities. They volunteer for many reasons, some use it as a stepping stone to paid employment, some a chance to connect with others, and others to give back to the community.
Volunteering at The Pantry provides huge benefits to our store and our community. Volunteers can choose to help out where they like and when they like. We have a tribe of volunteers that help us out in the store, and others that jump head first into planning and executing our incredible events and fundraisers
When you volunteer at The Pantry we invest in your knowledge and skills, while building resilience and connections, making you a valuable asset within our community
I love volunteering for The Pantry. It makes me feel valued and gives me a sense of purpose. I love the team that works at The Pantry and I get on with them all.
Volunteering at The Pantry has given me a purpose and something to do. It has given me the ability to remain social and to gain new connections and make new friends. I have been able to upskill in different areas including sewing through the making of aprons and boomerang bags and also learning from other experienced volunteers
I love to volunteer at The Pantry and I love the great work that it does for the community. The Pantry is a great place to work and I enjoy working with the team there.
The Pantry has given me the opportunity to grow my confidence and to help me upskill in areas such as customer service and cleaning. By greeting and talking to customers that come into The Pantry it has helped grow my confidence in social situations.
Benefits of being a volunteer
Connect with others
Gain purpose and routine
Learn new skills to support you in future job applications
Support your local community