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#Zero Food Waste
Zero Food Waste is a student-led project at UCL that aims to tackle food waste on campus. We redistribute food from where it is in excess to where it is in need: from UCL cafés to homeless shelters and a surplus food bank. These are namely St Mungo's Endsleigh Gardens, a homeless shelter, and Lifeafterhummus Community Benefit Society, a surplus food bank for community residents in the Euston/King…

We are looking for volunteers to help us redistribute surplus food from UCL cafes to our partner organisations, a homeless shelter and a food bank in the Euston area in the academic year 23-24! Anyone with an interest in helping fight food waste is welcome.


Volunteers will be in charge of collecting surplus food from UCL cafes around their closing time and delivering the food to our partners on foot (one partner is ~5min walk away from the campus and the other is slightly further, ~15min walk away). 

Who will the volunteers be working with?
The volunteers will be communicating with the cafe staff (and our charity partner) with support from the project leaders.
Volunteers will be required to read through training slides regarding Manual Handling, Food Safety and Allergens and take a short quiz afterwards.
Shift instructions will be provided in the format of text and infographics.

Time commitment

The commitment to this project depends on your availability. There is no minimum commitment, and you will be able to sign up for a Wednesday/Thursday/Friday shift the week before. Each shift lasts around half an hour to one hour.
Application deadline

This is an opportunity offered by a Student-Led Volunteering Project. It is run by UCL students and supported and supervised by staff in Students' Union UCL Volunteering Service.