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Renfrewshire Foodbank Project Manager

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Renfrewshire Foodbank Project Manager

Salary: £20,000 – £22,000 per annum
Job Tenure: 12 months initially, to be reviewed thereafter subject to funding and performance

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Location: Paisley / Renfrew

Renfrewshire Foodbank – feeding local people in crisis.
As Scotland’s third largest food bank, we are committed to providing emergency food relief to families and individuals in Renfrewshire, who are experiencing financial hardship. In 2014 Renfrewshire Foodbank fed over 1000 hungry children, thanks to the generosity of the local community and the energy and commitment of our volunteers.
The charity’s Trustees are now seeking to recruit a Project Manager to lead and to further develop all aspects of the food bank’s work. This is an outstanding opportunity to make a direct contribution to the fight against hunger in Renfrewshire.

As Project Manager you will oversee all of the food bank’s day to day operations and ensure that the agreed operating model is followed. This will include ensuring sufficient food and other resources are in place to support current and future need; recruitment, training and management of volunteers; regular communication with a variety of stakeholder groups; promotion of the food bank’s work to the media and online/through social media; fundraising and administration.

To succeed in this pivotal role, you will need excellent interpersonal and communication skills, firstclass planning and organisational skills and the ability to deliver tangible results. A good knowledge of the benefits system and support agencies is vital.

Renfrewshire Food Bank is run in partnership with local churches and the Project Manager should agree and support the Christian values of the organisation.
How to apply

A detailed job description and application form are available at renfrewshire.foodbank.org.uk
Please email your completed application form, together with your CV and covering letter to jobs@renfrewshire.foodbank.org.uk

 

Closing date for applications: Friday 3 April 2015.

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Help Volunteer for Renfrewshire Foodbank

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are fast approaching one of our biggest supermarket food collections of the year which will take place at the Tesco stores in Renfrew and Paisley, and now also the new Linwood store for the first time across three days – 27, 28 & 29 November.

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We are in need of volunteers to sign up for usually 90 minute shifts to do a variety of roles – either handing out leaflets to the public as they enter the store, collect food as people leave or sort the food for transport in the van at the end of the day. Our amazing collections team are coordinating the volunteer rotas for the 3 days and they have a simple online sign-up link which we’re asking people to complete if they are able to help at all.

Please click the following link
https://renfrewshirefoodbank.wufoo.com/forms/272829-november-tesco-paisley-renfrew-linwood/[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]