Vacancy: Community Meal Chef and Coordinator

WHALE Arts is looking to recruit a Community Meal Chef and Coordinator working 10 hours per week as part of the Foodness Community Meal project.

The post will work 10am – 3pm each Friday plus 5 hours engagement work to be worked flexibly across the rest of the week. The post will be paid at a freelance rate of £15 per hour x 10 hours per week for 12 months Nov / Dec 2019 – Nov / Dec 2020

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic chef to coordinate and cook delicious vegetarian food for the Foodness Community Meal. This post offers an opportunity to use your cooking and organisational skills in a friendly self-organised community environment catering for up to 50 people each Friday, carrying out support for volunteer cooks and undertaking community engagement work to encourage increased volunteering and attendance.

Apply in writing or by email, enclosing/attaching:

  • An up to date CV detailing relevant education and employment experience. No longer than two pages.
  • A covering letter demonstrating how your skills meet the Essential and Desirable Skills criteria of the job description. No longer than one page.
  • Details of two referees, including your most recent employer.

The successful candidate will be appointed to the role subject to confirmation of PVG Scheme Membership.

Interviews will be held w/c 4th November or w/c 11th November and we are looking for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.

Send applications to by midday on Tues 29th October 2019

For more details on the role or the Foodness Community Meal project, visit WHALE Arts’ website or contact Kirsty Frankland, Arts and Wellbeing Lead, by emailing or call 0131 4583267.

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