Volunteer

If you would like to sign up to volunteer, please fill in our Volunteer Registration Form:

Signup to Volunteer

Roles

Food Packing

Food Bank Hosting

Community Shop
& Café Assistant

Food Delivery
Driving

Community Kitchen

Admin & Telephone
volunteering

Advice & Signposting

Community Gardening

Translation

Meet our volunteers

Shahab

“I was lucky to have found Sufra through a Google search because I lived in Brent. I found that Sufra inspired me. I always had an interest in volunteering, having been a data input volunteer for another charity for a year, but wanted something more to help my community. I met the good-hearted Programmes Manager at the time, who showed me the volunteering opportunities at Sufra. She tested my volunteering skills to see how I could help out and what accommodations I might need, as I was born deaf.

I have been volunteering at Sufra since April 2018, mainly in Sufra’s storage room. I support with foodbank stock replenishing, food parcel packing, and with our weekly Community Kitchens - but also with data inputting, and occasional international sign language translation support with one of our deaf volunteers and guests.

I think it is important to encourage older people to volunteer at a charity as it helps to prevent loneliness, fulfils your need for communication and allows you to find emotional support within a community. By volunteering at Sufra, I play an important role for the community, which makes me feel like an equal. To me, an ideal version of community would be wealthy people and poor people sharing meals and spaces and blessings.

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Shahab

“I was lucky to have found Sufra through a Google search because I lived in Brent. I found that Sufra inspired me. I always had an interest in volunteering, having been a data input volunteer for another charity for a year, but wanted something more to help my community. I met the good-hearted Programmes Manager at the time, who showed me the volunteering opportunities at Sufra. She tested my volunteering skills to see how I could help out and what accommodations I might need, as I was born deaf.

I have been volunteering at Sufra since April 2018, mainly in Sufra’s storage room. I support with foodbank stock replenishing, food parcel packing, and with our weekly Community Kitchens - but also with data inputting, and occasional international sign language translation support with one of our deaf volunteers and guests.

I think it is important to encourage older people to volunteer at a charity as it helps to prevent loneliness, fulfils your need for communication and allows you to find emotional support within a community. By volunteering at Sufra, I play an important role for the community, which makes me feel like an equal. To me, an ideal version of community would be wealthy people and poor people sharing meals and spaces and blessings.

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Frequently Asked Questions

After you’ve registered with us, we’ll call you for an initial chat and organise an induction and trial shift. In guest facing roles, if you’re keen to continue volunteering with us, then we’ll organise a DBS check for you.

After you’ve registered with us, we’ll call you for an initial chat and organise an induction and trial shift. In guest facing roles, if you’re keen to continue volunteering with us, then we’ll organise a DBS check for you.

After you’ve registered with us, we’ll call you for an initial chat and organise an induction and trial shift. In guest facing roles, if you’re keen to continue volunteering with us, then we’ll organise a DBS check for you.

After you’ve registered with us, we’ll call you for an initial chat and organise an induction and trial shift. In guest facing roles, if you’re keen to continue volunteering with us, then we’ll organise a DBS check for you.

After you’ve registered with us, we’ll call you for an initial chat and organise an induction and trial shift. In guest facing roles, if you’re keen to continue volunteering with us, then we’ll organise a DBS check for you.

After you’ve registered with us, we’ll call you for an initial chat and organise an induction and trial shift. In guest facing roles, if you’re keen to continue volunteering with us, then we’ll organise a DBS check for you.

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