Connecting our community through food and friendship – thank you for making this happen!

Welcome to the C Care booking system. Please click the green “Register” button alongside the session you are available to help with.

  • Please note, each registration is for 1 volunteer
  • Please make sure to use enter your contact details with the same email address you have registered with C Care
  • If you are seeing a message that reads: “We don’t seem to have your details as a C Care Volunteer. Please click on the Register Volunteer Link in this page so we can get you registered. Thank you.Please click here where you can register as a volunteer. Once completed you will be able to book in via this page after 1 hour.

C Care Volunteering Session Descriptions:

Please note: At the end of all kitchen sessions, you will be asked to help clean the space, including wiping down benches and sweeping the floor in readiness for the next session.

Pantry Box Packing Session: Help us to pack long life grocery products into boxes for our recipients.

Chopping Veg for Soup: Help us peel and chop ingredients for soup.

Wednesday Cook-Off Food Preparation Session: Help the Chef prepare and cook family style meals by helping to peel, chop and season vegetables.

Dessert Packing: Pack fruit compote, cookies, or cake into individual servings.

Soup & Crouton Packing: Pack freshly made soup and croutons into individual servings.

Pack Veggies into Bags for the Shabbat Packs: Help to pack our shabbat packs with fresh fruit, and veggies.

Wednesday Cook-Off Meal Packing Session: Help to pack freshly made meals.

Challah Braiding: Use your plaiting skills to braid challah dough.

Packing Challah: Pack freshly baked Challah and Bread into Shabbat Packs.

Distribute Food Packs from C Care Stall @ South Melbourne Public Housing: Help Give out food packs at the C Care Stall at a SOUTH MELBOURNE Housing Commission! This is a great way to meet the recipients you help – at a social distance.

Distribute Food Packs from C Care Stall @ South Yarra Public Housing: Help Give out food packs at the C Care Stall at a SOUTH YARRA Housing Commission! This is a great way to meet the recipients you help – at a social distance.

Pantry Box Delivery: Delivery of Pantry Boxes to Our Recipients. 1 ticket = Deliver to approximately 6 – 8 households, can also be done in pairs or small groups. Each box weighs up to 5kg. All relevant information will be provided to you upon dispatch. This occurs on the last Thursday of every month.

Shabbat Pack Delivery: Delivery of Shabbat Packs to Our Recipients. 1 ticket = Deliver to approximately 6 – 8 households, can also be done in pairs or small groups. Items are packed in a plastic bag. All relevant information will be provided to you upon dispatch. This occurs every Thursday, except the last Thursday of the month.

Prepping & Sorting Session 1:
Help us to get ready for the Sunday CookOff! Unload the produce van, sort through produce, wash some dishes, wipe down benches, laugh a lot etc.

Prepping Session 2: The second session of the Sunday CookOff which involves chopping, peeling, grating, laughing etc.

Prepping Session 3: The third session of the Sunday CookOff which involves chopping, seasoning, laughing etc.

Dish Washing & Drying Master: Washing of trays and utensils which have been used throughout the day. A super important job!

Meal Packing Session: The Sunday CookOff meal packing session where you can help to pack freshly made meals for our recipients.

Meal Delivery: Delivery of freshly cooked meals to our recipients. 1 ticket = Deliver to approximately 6 – 8 households, can also be done in pairs or small groups. Items are packed in a mix of; eskis with wheels, cooler bags with handles or plastic bags. All relevant information will be provided to you upon dispatch.