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Home-based Bristol / Bath
Compensation: £18,000-£20,000 pa
Paid Remote working
Position Title: Project Support Officer
Reports to: SW and Midlands Regional Manager
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Pay: £18,000 –£20,000 pa depending on experience
Location: Home-based with frequent travel to Bristol, Bath and Exeter
As South West Volunteer Coordinator you will support FoodCycle’s SW and Midland Regional Manager in supporting and managing the SW FoodCycle projects.
This is an ideal role for someone who can galvanise the support of the public, build positive relationships and partnerships, lead projects and initiatives, and crucially, build a volunteering programme that brings genuine value to our guests, and a fantastic experience for our volunteers, and achieve our charitable aims.
You will work across the South West to coordinate and develop our projects and their volunteers. You will recruit, train and support volunteers, as well as liaising with external organisations to promote the FoodCycle’s volunteering opportunities via a wide range of communication methods.
The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in a similar role. You will be someone that has strong communication skills, ability to effectively plan and organise own work load and coordinate other resource to meet deadlines. Excellent team working skills with an enthusiastic and positive approach to overcoming challenges and getting others involved in FoodCycle. A high degree of personal motivation and a willingness to learn new skills, taking on challenges and willing to undertake relevant training is essential.
Roles and Responsibilities
Working at FoodCycle
Holidays: 23 working days (along with additional Christmas close down days)
Pension: There is a pension scheme available – new staff are automatically enrolled after three month unless you choose to opt out.
Team working: We are a small but great team – super supportive and always willing to help each other out.
FoodCycle is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity.
The role advertised is ‘Regulated Activity’ and as such is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and that all potential applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure check
Proven Experience of
Skills, knowledge, ability
What to send: A CV of no more than two sides, and a covering note/letter of no more than two sides explaining why you are suitable for the role.
Where to send it: email@example.com
Deadline for your application: 6th June 5pm
We will aim to get back to you by: 7th June if you are successful in being brought forward to interview
Interview dates: Wednesday 12th June 2019
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FoodCycle is an award winning national charity delivering volunteer powered community meal Projects across England. We build communities in our Projects by combining surplus food, volunteers and spare kitchen space to create nutritious, three-course meals for the community. We currently have 41 Projects and open our doors every week to 1500 people.