Volunteers

Vineyard Community & Richmond Foodbank are a voluntary-supported charity working to support people in crisis, including those experiencing homeless, food poverty, social isolation and complex, multiple disadvantages. Without our volunteers, we could not offer the services that we do, which include:

Crisis Drop-In: supporting homeless individuals in crisis by offering food, showers, nursing support and casework support.

Richmond Foodbank: providing emergency food provisions for local people experiencing food poverty.

Women’s Hub: a women-only community that offers a safe space to connect and thrive, with choir, arts and crafts, pampering and a free lunch to enjoy as part of the afternoon’s activities.

Community Groups: we operate a range of community groups on weekday afternoons, such as our Refugee Hub, Knitting Groups, and Mind Art Therapy Group.

Help to support these life-changing services by volunteering with our team!

We are urgently looking for new Volunteer Charity Shop Assistants to support our busy shop team across our two locations in Richmond. More information on Shop volunteering opportunities can be found here.

To see a current list of foodbank volunteering vacancies in the Borough of Richmond, click here.

How To Get Involved

If you’re keen to get started on making a positive social impact, please fill in our Volunteer Application Form HERE and send your completed form to our Volunteer Co-ordinator Lindsay at lindsay@vineyardcommunity.org. In your email, please specify which volunteer role you are most interested in and our Volunteer Coordinator will be in touch to progress your application. Our Volunteer Co-Ordinator works part-time from Monday-Thursday and will respond to queries within these hours.

Please note that due to our safeguarding policy, we are unable to work on site with those under 18.

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For any volunteering queries, please email our Volunteer Co-ordinator Lindsay at lindsay@vineyardcommunity.org.