Volunteer with us

Join us and support our Friends across the city

The People’s Kitchen is proudly run entirely by volunteers. The kindness of our volunteers is essential to keeping our doors open and their hard work offers a vital lifeline to support homeless and disadvantaged people in Newcastle.

None of our team are paid, they are simply motivated to help by the overwhelming gratitude of our Friends and the incredible impact that their work has on our communities’ most vulnerable people.

 

Want to volunteer?

Currently we have 230 volunteers giving up over 50,000 unpaid hours every year, but we are always in need of more generous people who can give up their time to help.

If you are interested click here to complete online or download the volunteer application form.

Or simply email us at [email protected] and let us know what positions you are interested in.

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Our Current Vacancies

Welfare

Hours: Flexible

Location: The Alison Centre

We're looking for welfare volunteers to identify and support our more vulnerable Friends.

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Allotment

Hours: Flexible

Location: The Alison Centre

We're looking for keen volunteers to get lots of lovely produce growing.

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Food Preparation

Hours: Flexible

Location: The Alison Centre

Could you help us prepare fresh food for our Friends?

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Recruitment, HR, and Training

Hours: Flexible

Location: The Alison Centre

Could you provide support to help us develop our existing recruitment, training & HR function?

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Administration, Office, and Systems Support

Hours: Flexible

Location: The Alison Centre

We are looking to recruit some additional volunteers to support in this area.

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Property

Hours: Flexible

Location: The Alison Centre

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Friday Night Volunteers

Hours: 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Location: The Alison Centre

We are currently looking for additional volunteers to join our food service team.

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IT Support

Hours: 4 hours per week

Location: The Alison Centre

We need a volunteer or two to be on hand to providing essential practical IT support across all the functions within The Kitchen.

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