Foodbanks training

This training package supports foodbanks in learning how they might come across modern slavery in their project and how to respond.

Foodbanks provide support to some of the most vulnerable in our communities.

About our training for foodbank volunteers

Foodbanks provide support to some of the most vulnerable in our communities and during the Covid pandemic there have been increased levels of demand. Vulnerability is one of the key factors which can lead to a person becoming exploited and it is important that foodbanks are aware of how they might come into contact with victims of modern slavery.

This training package is designed for volunteers and those working at foodbanks to be aware of the signs of modern slavery, how they might come into contact with victims through their work and how to respond. The package includes a powerpoint presentation and script which could be used as part of wider volunteer training or as an awareness raising session on modern slavery.

What is in the training:

  • Spotting the signs of modern slavery.
  • The connection between vulnerability and modern slavery.
  • Case studies.
  • How to ensure projects are ‘slavery proof’.
  • How to report modern slavery.
  • Safeguarding information.

Training downloads

Download resources such as posters and leaflets to raise awareness.

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The Clewer Initiative owns the intellectual property rights of all training materials which are available through attendance on one of our courses, or downloadable from our website, including but not limited to: text, artwork, drawings, designs, video and audio.

Whilst materials are primarily designed for church use, we allow groups and organisations to use our materials as freely as possible subject to the following conditions: use and copying of the materials is for non-commercial purposes; you acknowledge that The Clewer Initiative owns the intellectual property rights in all use of the materials; you do not copy, develop or modify any materials without the express written permission of The Clewer Initiative via clewerinitiative@churchofengland.org.

We reserve the right to withdraw or withhold permission to use, copy, develop or modify our materials at any time.

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