We don’t take on volunteers to make the tea and do the boring stuff. Volunteers are a valuable part of the team at Loaves N Fishes and help us change lives in our local community. If you are interested in volunteering, please call us on 0121 559 7443 or email our Volunteer Co-ordinator at volunteers@loavesnfishes.co.uk.

Our placements give the chance to develop real skills in real roles. Here’s what’s on offer:

Warehouse Volunteer

Work with our team to provide furniture, household essentials and clothing to those in need. This role involves collecting and delivering goods, loading and unloading, sorting and storing items.

Volunteer Driver

Drive our Luton van to collect and deliver items working alongside the warehouse team. Loading and unloading. You must be over 25 and have a clean driving licence.


Sort, mark, label and store donations. Pick to order, collect and complete orders from our warehouse.

Foodbank Volunteer

Volunteer in our busy foodbank. Sort, mark, label and store donations. Prepare and pack orders, maintain temperature log books and checklists.

PAT Testing Volunteer

Qualified electrician with PAT testing training to test electrical items donated to us. Record data, collect and complete orders.

Office Admin

Welcome visitors and callers, log in collections and deliveries, maintain diary, provide all aspects of secretarial support.

Marketing Volunteer

Help us create content and generate publicity through our social media channels, support the design of marketing materials, visit our Twelve Baskets store to take photos and gather information for posts, develop brand awareness and online reputation, ensure consistency of message.

Workshop Volunteer

Use your creativity to upcycle and repurpose donated furniture and other items. Use specialist paint, stencils and techniques, train others in upcycling and shabby chic techniques.

Retail assistant

You’ll love our Twelve Baskets shop. Here you will greet and serve customers, sort donated goods and maintain stock including pricing, and create attractive merchandise displays.