We have volunteers from every walk of life who help with every aspect of Second Helpings – from collection of food donations to cooking tasty meals; from running our food boutique to clearing tables; from washing up and mopping floors to updating our website. Every volunteer, no matter how much time they can give or how often they can come along, makes the project come together.

We are always excited to bring new volunteers on board. Have a read of some of some of our volunteers’ comments below, then get in touch. Or come along on a Saturday to join us for lunch and to find out more!

What Our Volunteers Say

“I just love it! Meeting loads of people and making new friends.” Nuala

“A great opportunity to develop my communication and listening skills, so important for careers today.” Oscar

“I get the opportunity to contribute as a volunteer towards the local community and help to make a significant environmental impact on food that would otherwise go to waste.” Tania

“New to the area, I was looking for a great charity to support and the helpers at Second Helpings just exuded huge enthusiasm.” Keith

“As a volunteer, the payback comes from knowing that in your own small way you can make it happen.” Roland

“It’s great volunteering in The Bunker. You get to help all sorts of folk whilst saving masses of food from going to waste.” Paul

How to Volunteer

To volunteer, simply go to our “Contact Us” page, select “Volunteer” in the subject heading and then complete the Contact Form. Make sure you add your name and contact details, plus details of any particular areas where you feel you’d like to help us, plus ideally your availability. Then click send! We’ll be in touch soon to match you to the right opportunity within Second Helpings and also to answer any questions you may have.

Volunteer Registration Form - Download and complete the DOC below

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