VSI Alliance: Food Poverty Co - Ordinator - Closing 11th July

23 June 2022

£25,922 per annum, 30 hours per week (£21,018 actual)

Permanent Contract

We would like to recruit a Co-ordinator who will work as part of a team to address Food Poverty. The post holder will respond to national and local challenges including any transport/import implications to the UK food distribution systems post Brexit, the increases in cost of living and fuel energy prices.

  • Would you like to make a difference to the health and lifestyles of people and families across the district?
  • Would you like to be part of a committed team to ensure fair distribution of goods to enable households to live well?
  • Have you experience of working with individuals who live on a low income or in poverty?
  • Do you possess strong communication skills?
  • Are you empathetic but with tenacity to deal with challenging, multi-layered issues?
  • Can you demonstrate a practical approach whilst understanding the larger political picture?
  • Do you have an eye for detail?
  • Can you evidence working in partnership?

This role will support the existing Food Poverty Forum.  It will also link into the wider Food Network, especially around nutritional content of `free’ meals and parcels.

This role is part of a wider voluntary and community sector infrastructure support service, working closely with, Public Health and Anti-Poverty teams of Calderdale Council

Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 11th July

Interviews: Monday 18 July in the afternoon

Please note: This is a office based role & We will be conducting interviews in person. 

To request an application pack please contact: Ben Opie, Business Support Officer, by emailing Benjamin.opie@vsialliance.org.uk

For more information about this post, please contact Jayne Leech, Delivery Manager jayne.leech@vsialliance.org.uk