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Head of FullCrumb Community

Fareshare Yorkshire
Remote working; Barnsley and Leeds

Posted: 10 Jul 2024

Deadline: 23 Aug 2024

Compensation: £32,303 per annum

Living Wage employer Ethnicity Confident scheme Disability Confident scheme

Paid Full-time Flexible hours Remote working


Job description

Role purpose:

Lead a community and externally focused team to develop FareShare Yorkshire’s Outreach work, proactively engaging with and developing the services of Community Food Members and partnersworking towards our vision:

“To improve the wellbeing of people in Yorkshire and see an end to Food Insecurity in our region."

To do this, the Head of FullCrumb Community will:

  • Work with the CEO to set and deliver the Community strategy, working with a variety of cross sector stakeholders working towards the vision of FareShare Yorkshire.
  • Develop and manage relationships with partners, stakeholders, funders and the FareShare network and represent FareShare Yorkshire at meetings
  • Meeting regularly with your team and the CEO, sharing pertinent information and reports as required.
  • Work with in a way that is in accordance with the Charity’s vision, mission and values.

Main areas of responsibility

  • Oversee the design, development, and delivery of materials to stimulate engagement to grow the FullCrumb Community area of work.
  • Ensure that FullCrumb Community initiatives and engagement opportunities are promoted to potential and existing partners.
  • Drive the development, and delivery of partnership working models of supported wellbeing, food access and employability services with a range of partners.
  • Attend both virtual and in person meetings and make presentations to represent the charity.
  • Manage and report on data from community groups and feedback to the SMT to help improve and shape new provision and services.
  • Ensure the community team manages all enquiries effectively, make timely visits and callbacks to groups.
  • Manage CRM information using the charity’s software and systems.
  • Support partnership work with local Councils, Food networks and
  • Voluntary Action groups.
  • To carry out any other duties which may be reasonably requested.

Health & Safety, Management, Data Protection

  • Uphold the highest Health & Safety standards to ensure staff and volunteers are kept safe.
  • Ensure compliance with all FareShare policies and procedures and industry standards as required by food donors and regulators.
  • Maintain, complete and safely store documentation, ensuring GDPR Compliance.
  • Line management of the FullCrumb Community Team.

Application information

Please email a CV and a cover letter to 

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About Fareshare Yorkshire

FareShare Yorkshire was formed in 1998 to help tackle the food poverty issues across the county by redistributing surplus food across the region. We source and redistribute quality, in date surplus food which would otherwise have gone to waste, we turn an environmental problem into a social solution.

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