Are you passionate about the environment?

Are you a great organiser and communicator, who likes working with local communities?  Do you want a chance to do meaningful work with families, increasing their confidence and reducing their social isolation?

Join our ‘Transforming Lives’ programme in West London. This is an exciting opportunity to reduce food waste, provide free (or low cost) food to people who need it and support parents/carers in developing their skills and gaining some work experience.  

Salary: £10,920 plus 5% employer’s pension contribution (to match employee’s contribution) plus expenses

Hours: 3 days per week (21 hours) during term time + 6 other days - a total of 120 days per annum

Inspired by environmental movements such as The Real Junk Food Project (TRJFP) and The Real Junk Food Café in Twickenham, The School & Family Works have set up Food Stalls at a number of primary schools in West London. Our dedicated Food Project Co-ordinator sources food from local business partners and helps volunteers to run stalls in the playgrounds of local schools.

We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic worker to co-ordinate the Food Project for 9-12 months, with an anticipated start date of early September 2021. This is a contract position covering maternity leave.

Reports to: The Transforming Lives Programme Manager

Direct reports: All volunteers

The majority of this work will take place in term time, but we do require the flexibility to carry out some additional duties in school holidays occasionally. The person carrying out this role will need a full, clean driving license and the use of a car. A DBS check will be required.

A full job description is available here

If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV and a short e-mail (no more than 300 words) outlining why you would like the job and what skills and experience make you an excellent candidate. 

 

Please e-mail joanna.watson@theschoolandfamilyworks.co.uk by noon on Monday 19th July.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Joanna on: 07967 352 909

https://theschoolandfamilyworks.co.uk/our-services/stop-food-waste-food-project/

 

 

Transforming Lives is a National Lottery funded programme in Hounslow, Richmond and Kingston provided by The School & Family Works (‘SFW’). SFW, a social enterprise, is a team of therapists who run Family Groups at schools in West London. Family Groups are weekly multi-family group therapy sessions for families whose children need support to manage school successfully.