Cambridge City Foodbank is recruiting: Affordable Food Club Coordinator

14th March 2024

Are you passionate about helping others, and want to play a part in tackling hunger in Cambridge? This role could be for you! We’re currently recruiting for an Affordable Food Club Coordinator to run and organise a Food Hub in Trumpington.

If you think you could be a good fit for this position, please do read on to find further information and details of how to apply.

Job Title

Affordable Food Club Coordinator.


Hours of work: Part-time (8 hours per week including Friday mornings).

Main responsibilities:

  • Prepare inductions for new volunteers, coordinate weekly volunteer collections of supplies from supermarkets, and attend coordination meetings for the Cambridge-wide Fairbite network.
  • Prepare a weekly rota of volunteers.
  • Work with Pavilion staff and volunteers to open and close the venue for Friday sessions.
  • Work with Pavilion staff to ensure that food safety procedures are implemented.
  • Maintain records of volunteers and members.
  • Take responsibility for stock taking, ordering stock and stock rotation.
  • Administer the collection and banking of member fees.
  • Continue to develop links between the Food Hub / Fairbite Club and the local sources of food surplus, including supermarkets and local growers.
  • Assist in the transition from Food Hub to a Fairbite Affordable Food Club model, which combines the dignity of choice with an empowered community approach, alongside extended community services.

Requirements / minimum knowledge:

Established experience with administration and a well-developed sense of responsibility. Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team. Well organised and able to prioritise tasks. Aware of Health and Safety issues and able to do manual handling, including moving chairs and tables. Confident in the use of IT and MS Word software.

Behaviours and competencies:

Good community spirit and concern for users of the Food Hub/Fairbite Club. Confident in communicating with people from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds in a friendly, non-judgemental manner. Able to convey information and win support. Must demonstrate a commitment to the values of Cambridge City Foodbank and Trussell Trust.

If you’re interested in applying, please click here.

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