Food Sharing supermarket collector

The Food Sharing Hub is looking for collection volunteers from multiple supermarkets between May and September 2019!

Responsibilities include:

  • Commitment and reliability to pick up food once a week and to bring it to the Food Sharing Hub.
  • Weighing the food and storing it correctly.
  • Use of a bike trailer or cargo bike (for shops not within walking distance).
  • Bringing a friend to help with carrying boxes (for shops in walking distance).
  • Some heavy lifting.

Benefits include:

  • Building community awareness about food waste and environmental issues, making a difference.
  • Networking and meeting new people.
  • Low time commitment responsibility (one hour per week).

Practical details:

  • One pick up a week, Wednesday to Saturday, between 7.30am and 9.30am, or 6pm and 9pm.
  • Stores located in Tollcross, Haymarket and Morningside.
  • Use of collection app requires smartphone.
  • You will receive an induction prior to your first collection, and a key contact will always be on hand to answer any questions.

Please pop an email to if you are interested!