Organisation: WHALE Arts
Job Opportunity: Community Meal Chef and Coordinator
Location: WHALE Arts Centre, 30 Westburn Grove, Edinburgh, EH14 2SA
Hours of Work: 14 hours per week (2 days a week – must be available on Fridays)
Salary: £22,000 (pro rata year 1), £22, 660 (pro rata year 2), £23, 339 (pro rata year 3)*
Closing Date: 12noon, Wed 5 May
Submit your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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 post is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund for 3-years through our new community-led project ‘Grow, Cook, Eat, Repeat’ from May 2021 to March 31 2024.
Grow, Cook, Eat, Repeat is for local residents of all-ages in Wester Hailes. It combines three interconnected strands of our existing work – our community garden, community meal and volunteering – into one cohesive programme which will put a 3-year structure in place to enable local residents to take the lead in developing their skills through volunteering in the garden, at the meal or other areas across the organisation. It will put local people at the centre of decision-making and follow their lead on how best to address food insecurity and improve the mental health and wellbeing of our community.
The Community Meal Chef and Coordinator will continue to cook a delicious plant-based meal for 50-70 local people in the Wester Hailes community served at 1pm-2pm every Friday at WHALE Arts centre.
They are responsible for coordinating local community meal volunteers, cooking and serving the weekly meal and working closely with the community garden team to ensure that garden produce is transformed into healthy, delicious meals.