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26th March, 2019

Here are some FAQs about volunteering at the Co-op.

Q: Who can volunteer at the Co-op?

A: If you are a member of the Co-op you can volunteer for a maximum of four hours per month.

Q: What are the benefits of volunteering at the Co-op?

A: Volunteering at the Co-op has many benefits including:

· For 4 hours work you receive 20% discount off the member price of $250 worth of shopping*

· Gain valuable work experience & training

· Be active in the community & learn more about the Co-op

· Learn about new foods & nutrition

· Share your skills & make new friends

*You can spend this all at once or over a period of time. Your volunteer points do not expire and you start earning them after the first two hours worked.

Q: What tasks will I be asked to perform?

A: Volunteers generally help with cleaning, filling, labelling and keeping the store tidy. Occasionally, other one-off tasks arise for which particular skills may come in handy eg: office duties, minor repairs and maintenance, gardening, cooking, graphic design etc. so please let us know what you’re good at! You can also volunteer at monthly cleaning bees held after hours.

Q: Is training provided?

A: Yes, the Co-op runs regular evening training sessions for new volunteers.

For more information click here or to register for volunteer training email: hello@bmfoodcoop.org.au

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