EFFB is looking for drivers who can help transport emergency supplies from our warehouse to Debden Library for the distribution centre session.

Hours: Saturday morning,  9.45am – 12.30pm (one session per month)

Location: Debden

Requirements: Volunteer must have access to a vehicle

Overview of the role

EFFB provides three-day emergency food parcels for people in crisis, working in partnership with organisations across the community. Drivers play a fundamental role in the running of the foodbank, collecting food donations from a variety of locations across the local area as well as distributing the sorted donations from the warehouse to the local foodbank centres.

Key tasks

  • Loading and unloading prepacked parcels and equipment from warehouse to foodbank centre.
  • Transporting sorted food from the warehouse to the local foodbank centre in own vehicle.
  • Helping to set up the prepacked parcels and equipment at the foodbank centre.

About you

  • Hold a full clean driving licence
  • Physically strong
  • Confident driver
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Personable and committed
  • You will need to provide a copy of your vehicles insurance details to EFFB

Impact of your role

  • You will directly improve the efficiency of EFFB
  • You will help to maximise donations by ensuring food is collected promptly


  • You will be given all the required training and support before starting your role.
  • You will have a main contact throughout your time volunteering.

Why volunteer?

  • Be a part of our fun and friendly volunteer team.
  • You can make a real difference to your local community. Volunteers are the driving force behind Epping Forest Foodbank.

If you are interested in this role please get in touch by clicking here, or email our volunteer coordinator directly at volunteer@eppingforest.foodbank.org.uk

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