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Food Bus Driver & Project Support

Be Enriched
London

Posted: 17 May 2022

Deadline: 1 Jul 2022

Compensation: £12.50 - £15.00 per hour

Paid Part-time Permanent

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Job description

We at Be Enriched believe that high quality, nutritious food should be accessible to everyone.

Our innovative London Food Bus does just this for the Wandsworth & Lambeth Community. Last year over 3000 people benefited from our projects and our new flagship project, The London Food Bus, enables us to support even more.

The Be Enriched Food Bus project is the first converted double bus of its kind in London, complying with ULEZ guidance and utilising solar panels to create energy.

We are looking to recruit an experienced PCV bus/coach driver. You will be required to drive the bus to deliver our project across the boroughs; maintaining our weekly schedule at various locations and attending specific community events. You'll also drive our Food Van to collect produce from distributors. To support the project, you will assist the Food Bus manager and team with community work whilst carrying out the project, talking to local people and helping with tasks on the Bus. This will also include carrying out necessary basic bus maintenance at times.

The Food Bus project a willingness to support with a variety of tasks will be needed, along with a friendly approach

Since this is an outward-facing role, a friendly approach will be needed to help with upholding our relationship with the communities we work in. We're also looking for someone with a can-do attitude and willingness to be flexible due to the versatility of things that arise on the project. This may include tasks such as assisting with food preparation for our on-board cafe.

Approx 26-28 hours a week on average.

Requirements:

- PCV Driving License

- At least 3 years experience of driving a double decker bus or a coach.

- Flexibility in regards to working hours

Application information

Email a copy of your CV plus a brief covering letter, demonstrating your suitability, to anna.p@be-enriched.org

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About Be Enriched

Be Enriched has been enriching community through food since 2013. By using a food as a connector we create social sanctuaries where everyone is welcome to share skills and knowledge effecting change. We run Community canteens, cooking classes, advocate for borough wide and national change and support educational programmes.