The Trussell Trust runs the largest network of food banks in the UK, giving emergency food and support to people in crisis. Fourteen million people live below the poverty line and in the last year 2,5 million three-day emergency food supplies were distributed to people in crisis.
Salary £23000 -£25000 (+contributory pension scheme) depending on experience
The Trustees of Middlesbrough Foodbank are looking to appoint a full time project manager for this busy Trussell Trust foodbank.
The job involves overseeing each element of the foodbank project including the depot and distribution centres, donations, co-ordinating fundraising activities, managing two part-time staff members and our large team of volunteers. The manager would also be responsible for communications with referral agencies, stakeholders, supporters and the media.
The role would be based at the depot and would also involve visiting the distribution centres and other venues around the town.
The ideal candidate will:
Have experience of managing people and of working or volunteering in an organisation that deploys volunteers
Have a sound understanding of, and experience of engagement with churches and Christians of different denominations
Be able to manage, monitor and develop the project
Have good oral communication skills
Be confident in using email, spreadsheets, documents and the internet
Be numerate and comfortable interpreting statistical data
Have the ability to work independently and unsupervised
Demonstrate empathy, honesty and integrity at all times when working with people facing disadvantage
Be passionate about addressing food poverty and be willing to work with a wide range of local agencies and supporters
Access to own transport and a current UK driving licence
Be willing to undertake Level 3 Safeguarding Training and have a DBS check
To apply for this position please download the application pack from the Middlesbrough Foodbank’s website, applications must be made using the application form, CV’s will not be accepted.
Closing date is Friday 20th November 2020 with interviews in early December.
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