Work Experience at FareShare South West

Gain meaningful work experience at the regions largest food charity

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FareShare Southwest is a food distribution charity based in Bristol that relies on volunteers to take good quality surplus food from the food industry and deliver it to more than 400 charities across the South West. We work with partners across the Southwest and are expanding our services including an employability programme – FareChance – targeted at young people aged 18-24 who are looking for work experience in a fast paced and exciting environment.

So far, we have had 12 young people join the programme, 6 of which have already gone onto positive outcomes in either full time work or further voluntary positions and the others are continuing to gain valuable skills and experiences in the workplace. And now we are opening it up to have even more spaces to support young people into meaningful work experience here at FareShare Southwest!

The unpaid programme will involve 12 structured weeks of working within our warehouse operation, making a difference to your local community, developing soft skills, being part of a team, support with wellbeing, CV writing, and assistance with applying for that all important next career move.

Who – 18-25 year olds looking for work experience, no previous experience necessary. Please get in touch to discuss any additional needs.

Where – Vale Lane Warehouse, Bedminster, BS3 5RU

When – 2 days a week

What – Warehouse work experience with 1-2-1 support plus employability skills such as cv tips, interview skills and assistance with further steps.

How – please email for more information or to register your interest.


If you are interested in what FareShare South West does, check our website or take a look at our YouTube channel here .

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