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The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is welcoming industry participants for Foodbank hamper packing in Victoria.

Three dates in April, July and September have now been set for AIPs Foodbank Victoria Volunteer Packing in 2019.

The AIP team will be split over two sections - the Mixed Grocery Hamper Section, which involves physically packing hampers of food staples that have been donated, and the Pick Pack Food Order Section, which packs food and household items which are distributed directly to families seeking support or used in meal programs or community pantry programs at the charity organisation.

The day involves significant amounts of lifting, twisting, turning and repetitive movements, packing products from a conveyor belt. Shifts will run between four to five hours, will include regular breaks, and will start at around 9.00am and conclude at around 2.30 pm at Foodbank Victoria, 4/2 Somerville Rd, Yarraville.

Anyone is invited to attend, although limited spots are available for each packing day so interested parties are being asked to confirm their attendance as soon as possible.

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