Jobs

OzHarvest is busier than ever as demand for our services is at an all-time high. We are always looking for special people to join us in our mission. OzHarvest is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that supports diversity, inclusion and belonging.

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Jobs

OzHarvest is busier than ever as demand for our services is at an all-time high. We are always looking for special people to join us in our mission. OzHarvest is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that supports diversity, inclusion and belonging.

We believe OzHarvest is a magnet for magnificent people, all connected by a cause, which results in our wonderful family culture.

Nourish Program Manager - Parental Leave Contract

Location: Sydney

Are you passionate about connecting people, ideas and opportunities with experience working with at-risk youth? We are looking for energetic, positive and proactive person to lead and oversee all aspects of the Nourish Program, including program development, implementation, and evaluation, for a 12-month full-time contract (commencing in January 2023).

The Nourish Program is a hospitality based educational pathway to employment for at-risk youth aged 16-25. The program is endorsed by a partnering RTO and is designed with a blend of foundation skills and hospitality training to best prepare the young people for study, employment and self-sustainability. Participants complete an 18-week program that is inclusive of a Certificate II in Kitchen Operations. Industry professionals and OzHarvest volunteers are engaged as mentors throughout the course and continuing beyond participants’ completion of the program.

You will be a collaborative and compassionate leader, with experience leading geographically dispersed teams, driving effectiveness and results. You will be resilient, an exceptional communicator and experience cultivating relationships with diverse stakeholders including partners, financial and in-kind donors and industry groups.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Current TAE Certificate IV 40110 or 40116 – Training and Assessment
  • Relevant/current industry training – cookery/chef qualification/hospitality
  • Food Safety Supervisor Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate, Mental Health First Aid Course and drivers license
  • Ability to travel to Nourish sites several times a year: Sydney, Newcastle, Adelaide

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WA Volunteer & Projects Coordinator

Location: Perth

We are on the lookout for a highly organised, collaborative and enthusiastic Volunteer & Projects Coordinator on a part-time, 3 day basis. You will source, engage, nourish and manage our WA ‘Yellow Army’ – an incredible and extraordinary group who enable OzHarvest’s Purpose of Nourishing Our Country.
Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Manage the recruitment and selection of volunteers, including onboarding, inducting and welcoming them into the OzHarvest Family
  • Connect and engage with volunteers through regular communication
  • Schedule and coordinate volunteer rosters for activities, programs and events
  • Contribute to the growth and development of volunteer opportunities to offer meaningful engagement to our WA ‘Yellow Army’ volunteer team
To be successful in this role you will have:
  • Experience in volunteer coordination, HR Management (including recruitment, selection, induction), Workforce Management or Project Management
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, coordinate, and supervise volunteers or staff
  • Strong ability to build relationships and manage priorities
  • Current drivers’ license and willingness to drive in the course of work

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Brand Designer

Location: National

We’re on the hunt for a passionate Brand Designer to join our OzHarvest family! This is a unique opportunity to join a team committed to Nourishing our Country and to be able to lead the look and feel of the OzHarvest brand. You’ll carry out digital, print, and social projects from conception to completion, bringing fresh, new ideas and creativity to your work, whilst adhering to our brand guidelines.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Working with our Brand and Content Manager, and other internal stakeholders, to interpret, conceptualise, visualise, and execute design briefs
  • Leading on ideation and design of briefs for print collateral, eDM designs, digital displays, social media assets, brochures, menu designs and more
  • Developing fresh and exciting concepts and designs to meet briefs, taking into consideration user needs and stakeholder expectations
  • Creating mood boards and creative concepts to communicate early ideation and themes with team members

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 4+ years’ experience in graphic design, web design, animation and UI & UX
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple briefs at once
  • Have skills in working across online banners (static and animated), social media assets, web design, storytelling and experience with Salesforce and Marketing Cloud
  • Be able to develop and communicate your ideas with team members

This is a great opportunity for someone who is creative, passionate about our cause and thinks outside of the box!

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Chef

Location: Sydney

Classification: Full-time fixed term

We are seeking a full time Chef to join our amazing Sydney team in the kitchens until May 2023. The primary focus of this role is to carry out food preparation & kitchen duties, together with managing relationships in the engagement, production and daily kitchen programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS ROLE INCLUDE:

  • Leading and delivering service at events or coordinating teams for food preparation
  • Presenting engaging cooking classes to corporate groups in Cooking for a Cause
  • Cooking duties that align with food waste reduction

TO BE SUCCESSFUL FOR THIS ROLE, YOU WILL HAVE :

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Minimum Certificate 3 in hospitality/Commercial cookery
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders and nurture relationships
  • creative eye for turning rescued food into a delicious meal

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Teaching Chef

Location: Brisbane

We are seeking a Casual Chef to join our amazing team in the kitchens for our Corporate Engagement Program ‘Cooking for a Cause’! The primary focus of the CFAC Chef is to deliver team building cooking sessions to corporate supporters, utilising quality rescued food to produce nourishing meals in an innovative and creative way.

RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS ROLE INCLUDE:

  • Delivering the CFAC program with passion, motivating and mingling with guests, facilitating discussion about OzHarvest and the work we do
  • Presenting engaging cooking classes within the designated time frame
  • Ensuring that appropriate WHS information is conveyed

TO BE SUCCESSFUL FOR THIS ROLE, YOU WILL HAVE :

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Minimum Certificate 3 in hospitality/Commercial cookery
  • Experience in leading and training teams
  • creative eye for turning rescued food into a delicious meal

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Food Rescue Driver

Location: Brisbane, Cairns, Coffs Harbour, Melbourne and Port Macquarie

We are seeking dedicated, friendly and professional individuals to proudly act as ambassadors for OzHarvest on a casual basis. You will be driving our bright yellow vans to facilitate the redistribution of good quality surplus food and deliver it to the various charities we serve.

Good knowledge of the area is a must.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience as a Driver and a valid Australian Drivers License
  • Ability to foster relationships with the community, educate and build rapport
  • Ability to lift up to 15kg of food

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Becoming a part of the OzHarvest family

  1. Send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]. Ensure you include the role you are applying for in the subject line.
  2. We love creativity! Send a poem, video, TikTok, song (yes, we have had all of these and more) with your application
  3. Your application will be reviewed. Please note: If you have a Language or Cultural special consideration, a disability or impairment or use assistive technology, please contact us, so that we can help you complete and submit your application. You can ask someone to support you through the application and interview process.
  4. If you are shortlisted, you will be phone screened. If you are not shortlisted you will be notified
  5. If your phone screen is successful you will progress to an interview. If you are not successful you will be notified
  6. If your interview is successful we will ask for the details for two reference checks
  7. Other employment checks may be required
  8. A trial shift may be required
  9. Final interview is with our magnificent CEO & Founder Ronni Kahn
  10. If successful you will then begin your journey with OzHarvest! Welcome!

Our Culture and Values

We encourage everyone at OzHarvest to contribute innovative thinking and ideas to help nourish and grow the organisation and each other.

We are proud to celebrate day-to-day achievements, as well as the major milestones! We focus on working hard together, to boldly and courageously achieve our ambitious goals to create a better world. Showing dignity and respect to each other, our partners and the people we support, creates a caring community, with gratitude as our daily guide. We commit to look out for one another as family members and embed our values in everything we do.

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Rewards & Recognitions

When you join the OzHarvest family, we welcome you with open hearts to a “workplace” where you can bring your full selves to work. It’s a place where we hope you can feel nourished, inspired and nurtured to deepen your sense of purpose!

We believe that OzHarvest is a pretty magical place where magnificent people do extraordinary work each and everyday, and one that offers some work perks that we’re very proud to share with all of our family members!

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Job Application Support

If you have a Language or Cultural special consideration, a disability or impairment or use assistive technology, please contact us, so that we can help you complete and submit your application. You can ask someone to support you through the application and interview process.

We would like to give every potential applicant an equal opportunity to be considered for the role.

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