Jobs for the 'Made in Hackney' open
AMURT UK is a disaster relief charity, primarily supporting projects overseas but also run a health food shop Food For All in Stoke Newington, London which serves the local community with affordable, healthy foods. AMURT UK is expanding their services to the Hackney community by creating a community kitchen and hub where local food can be distributed, processed, shared, celebrated and used as the basis for cookery classes, training and skill sharing.
The project aims to increase the consumption of local food by providing a facility for locally harvested fruit to be processed into sugar-free jams, preserves, fruit leathers or to be bottled. Classes and workshops for the local community will revolve around local food issues, healthy eating/cookery on a budget, utilising local food in multicultural cooking, seasonal eating and local food based entrepreneurship.
AMURT UK is recruiting for the following positions to begin work in mid to late August, on a contract of approximately 19 months with the possibility of an extension.
Please email Joshana@amurt.org.uk for more information, attach your CV with a covering letter briefly describing which role you would be interested in and the strengths you could add to the project.
Part time Project Coordinator (21 hours a week)
Salary: £13,750 pa (21 hours per week)
Part time Project Coordinator (5.5 hours per week; currently 8-month post)
Salary: £ 12.59 per hour (5.5 hours per week)
The Project Coordinator will undertake the day-to-day running, managing and developing of the Made In Hackney Local Food Kitchen. They will carry out outreach work to ensure the kitchen and it’s program of courses and workshops are accessed by the projects target groups and wider community
Role will include but not limited to:
-Day to day managing of kitchen
-Outreach work to community groups
-Overseeing course development and educational materials
-Coordinating session deliverers, administrators
-Developing a trainee program
-Supporting the volunteers and ensuring AMURT volunteer policy is adhered to
-Gather evaluation material to assess, along with management committee, projects progress and delivery of aims
Part time cookery teacher (6 hours a week +)
Salary: £4080 pa
The part-time cookery teacher will develop and lead short courses in local food preparation and processing. They will be able to adapt the course templates they develop for specific community groups and have experience working with a cross section of the community of varying skills and abilities. They will have their Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate.
Role will include but not limited to:
Role: Teaching local food grounded cookery and processing sessions to community groups of varying skills, needs and experiences
-Develop template of courses that fit in the Seed To Plate, Harvest To Jar and Forage To Fork project course concepts
-Adjust course templates for each specific community groups needs
-Liaise with local food growers about produce available that week for classes
-Deliver teaching sessions including preparation and clean down
Part time Finance & Administration Officer (3.5 hours a week)
Salary: £2639 pa
The part time administrator will perform admin tasks to ensure the kitchen operates smoothly. They will liaise with the accountant, management team and project coordinator about official documents and policies and perform basic book keeping duties Role: Conducting a variety of admin and process based tasks to ensure a smooth operation. Have some experience of small business/charity organisation, including HMRC and employment, Quickbooks or similar systems.
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
-Replenishing food store stocks, kitchen sundries and other short life items
-Liaising with service providers
- Recording of all groups, individuals and organisations that use the kitchen, and providing and processing essential paper work
-Keeping volunteer forms, policy documents and relevant certificates up to date