Salary: £22,500 (0.6FTE) Fixed term until 31st March 2020
Closing Date: 30th March 2018
Gorebridge Community Development Trust is a community-owned and managed Scottish Charity helping the community regenerate Gorebridge, alleviate the impact of post-industrial decline and create a vibrant, dynamic, proud and close-knit community. The Trust is at the heart of community, economic, environmental and social regeneration activity, and has active partnerships with statutory and local agencies working across a wide range of issues concerning Gorebridge. The Trust has a 13-year track record in successfully developing a wide range of community initiatives.
Gorebridge Community Development Trust are recruiting for their Greening Gorebridge project team. The project will engage with the Gorebridge communities for a series of new environmental initiatives that focus on low carbon travel, waste reduction, community fridge and up-cycling resources. Reporting to the Trust Project Manager the team will be responsible for delivering the community aspects, bringing vital volunteering and training to the people in the Gorebridge area.
- Coordinate the delivery of a low carbon Food Sharing Hub, supporting the development of the service so that all volunteers contribute to a community-wide zero food waste effort.
- Coordinate and deliver a community-wide series of low carbon and waste reduction events, education, cooking skills classes and training sessions to promote a positive behavior change to food waste.
- Establish and manage a Community Fridge to reduce food waste with an easily accessible take and share food initiative to reduce food waste
- Development of key partnership and businesses connections to ensure the Food Sharing hub maintains good and beneficial working relationships.
To apply please download and complete the application form below explaining why you are suitable for the role and demonstrating that you have the relevant skills and experience. Applications should be sent to the Development Trust Manager.
For further information and an informal chat please contact: 01875 823202
NB: this post is dependent on successful funding from Keep Scotland Beautiful Climate Challenge Fund