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Foodbank coordinator

Glasgow, Glasgow City (On-site)
Unpaid role, expenses paid

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This organisation is scheduling interviews as applications come in. They're ready to hire as soon as they find the right person. Don't miss your opportunity, apply now!

Job description

Overall responsibility of the job: oversee the operation of the JPIC foodbank, with concern for its operational efficiency and standards in accordance with the JPIC model. In partnership with the management: guide the development of the foodbank project, including its material resources, financial assets, reputation, partnerships and volunteer body.


Specific responsibilities:

Reporting to Trustees


  • Work directly with the senior minister and administrator 
  •   Report to the charity's trustees bi-annually or at such special meetings as the trustees may call
  •   Advise the trustees of exceptional events, such as complaints, major press contacts, accidents, external evaluations or risk to reputation

Strategic development

  •   Call meetings of the Team Leaders four times a year, providing a report in advance and agenda
  •   Responsible for conducting and ensuring delivery of Training Reviews at Glasgow 
  • Oversee collection, sorting and distribution of food and non food items



Experience of managing people

Experience of working or volunteering in an organisation that deploys volunteers A sound understanding of, and experience of engagement with, churches and Christians of different denominations

Key Skills:

  •   Ability to manage and monitor the development of a project
  •   Good oral communication and confident public speaker
    Confident user of email, document and spreadsheet applications, and internet Ability to work independently and unsupervised
    Numerate and comfortable interpreting statistical and financial data
    Empathy and ability to work with people from disadvantaged, marginalised, or socially excluded backgrounds

Personal attributes:

  •   Honesty and integrity
  •   Passionate about tackling poverty
  •   A good sense of humour

Other Requirements

  •   Driver with clean licence
  •   DBS Check

Training provided

Induction training

IT training as required

H&S, Environmental Health & Manual Handling & Safeguarding as appropriate

Children and adults with care and support needs protection

Food Hygiene as required

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Posted on: 17 May 2024
Closing date: 15 August 2024 at 23:59
Tags: Christian, Volunteer Management