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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 redistribute surplus food from UCL east cafes to a nearby community centre that provides food bank service and helps homeless people from February 2024 onwards! 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 charity partner(s).

Who will the volunteers be working with?
The volunteers will be communicating with the cafe staff (and our charity partner) with support from the UCL East Team Representative.
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

Shifts will take place every Wednesday and Friday around 5:30pm. There is no minimum commitment but it would be much appreciated if volunteers can come regularly.
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.