The team currently has just two paid members of staff; one part-timecoordinator and one part-time deputy coordinator and around 50 volunteers. Each session is run by a shift leader, two or three in the kitchen and the same number in the hall.

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Concerns that get followed up include health (mental and physical) issues, alcohol and drug dependency, criminal activity, financial matters and of course housing issues.

Team meetings are arranged every two or three months to discuss issues that need dealing with. Training that is available includes food safety, first aid, safeguarding, managing boundaries, equal ops and diversity.

Please also see information on Volunteers.