Food Rescue Van Assistant

Make a tangible difference to communities struggling with food insecurity and contribute to reducing food waste, with your own two hands!

You will start each day at our Highbrook - Auckland warehouse and help in the efficient and timely collection and redistribution of surplus food.
Opportunities are available everyday, Monday – Friday, starting at 7:30am and finishing between 1pm and 3pm. You can sign up to do just one day a week, a couple or just once a month – it’s up to you, every shift helps!

Your tasks throughout the day will include:
Load food into the van in accordance with approved food handling guidelines.
Log details of volume/types of food collected into our system.
Assist in distribution of food to recipient agencies.
Liaise with food donors/recipient charities.


The role requires lifting of up to 15kgs at a time and you are required to wear comfy clothing and closed in shoes. We will provide you with a branded hi-vis to wear. All successful applicants will be required to come in for an interview.

Skills, attributes and experience:
Reasonable level of fitness.
Can-do, friendly attitude.
Good interpersonal skills.

Time commitment:

5.5 - 7 hours

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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