Volunteer Cook

FareShare Sussex & Surrey

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Come and join our kitchen team!

One of the loveliest things about FareShare Sussex and Surrey is our kitchen table! Each day all of the volunteers stop their work to share a meal prepared by our amazing kitchen team.

Usually the team comprises of a lead cook and then an assistant. The assistant role is open to anyone wanting to learn, practice and hone cookery skills. 

The shift runs between 10am - 2pm. 

The food you will be cooking with is surplus and you will be helping to reduce food waste for each meal you cook!

We have a lovely spacious kitchen, fitted with all the equipment you will need. 


  •  A basic level of cooking skills 
  •  Able to use kitchen equipment or open to learn 
  •  Able to work in a team 
  •  Happy to look up recipes based on the ingredients available to you on the day
  •  The ability to mass cater (up to 25 people per shift) or open to learn how.


  •  Be part of an amazing community of people 
  •  Hone cooking skills and gain qualifications such as Food Safety and Hygiene
  •  Play a part in reducing food waste and delivering it to people in the community who need it the most!

Practical Considerations

The FareShare Sussex and Surrey  warehouse is based in Moulsecoomb. It is easily accessible by bus on the 25, 28, 29 and 50 (Moulsecoomb Way bus stop) or 10-15 minute walk from Moulsecoomb train station.

We have a car park if you wish to drive. 

We offer bus tickets and can expense up to £5.50 per shift for travel. 

When do I need to be available?

Morning Afternoon Evening

Where does this role take place?

Unit 3 Fairway Business Centre
Westergate Road
East Sussex

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  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training