OzHarvest Careers

OzHarvest Opportunities

Exciting News – We’re Hiring!

 

 

Gold Coast 

Volunteer Program Development Officer

  • Please note internally this role is called Volunteer Coordinator
  • Fixed Term, Part Time Grant Funded opportunity (12 month contract)
  • 16 hours per week, flexible on the spread of hours across the week

Do you love engaging and leading a team to execute on key events, activities and core business requirements? Are you passionate about making a difference to reduce food waste and achieve sustainability?

Our inspiring and incredible yellow army of volunteers help us to fight the food waste fight and deliver exceptional high impact events and activities within the community throughout Australia. Our volunteering program provides OzHarvest with access to a broad spectrum of expertise to support major events such as the CEO CookOff, educational programs such as FEAST, NEST and Nourish as well as other core business activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish systems and processes for sourcing, engaging, nourishing and managing our Gold Cost “Yellow Army” of volunteers who enable OzHarvest’s Purpose of Nourishing Our Country
  • Manage our volunteers for critical, exciting and unique OzHarvest Events, activities and core business requirements
  • Manage the recruitment and selection of volunteers and their onboarding
  • Conduct volunteer induction, activity briefs and materials, to ensure volunteers are informed on how to carry out their designated role in an effective and safe manner
  • Manage the production of the regular OzHarvest Volunteer Callouts and subsequent volunteer rostering
  • Assist the OzHarvest team with the development of new programs and initiatives to ensure that volunteers are well supported in their roles
  • Establishing an effective system and process that can be sufficiently embedded to ensure volunteer coordination can be sustained beyond the grant funded role

To be successful in this role

  • Bachelor Degree or at least 5 years’ equivalent experience in Volunteer Management, Human Resource Management, Workforce Management or Project Management
  • Sound project or resource management skills
  • Exceptional engagement and communication skills
  • The flexibility to attend both volunteer and corporate engagement activities

Please note you must have a valid and current Police Check and Blue Card for this role.

To learn more about the duties and responsibilities please review the attached Job Description

Don’t delay sending through application! We’re looking to fill this opportunity promptly. Please send through a copy of your current CV and Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria to Brenda Tripp at [email protected], using the subject line: Volunteer Program Development Officer

 

 

 

Sydney

WHS Manager 

  • Permanent Part Time Opportunity 
  • Office location – HQ in Alexandria, we will also accept applications from Melbourne & Brisbane 

We’re looking for an experienced WHS Manager to ensure OzHarvest is operating in a safe manner, keeping the OzHarvest Team and all those who come into our environment, OzHarvest controlled environments, safe. This role will support the health and safety initiatives and developments of a Work Health and Safety (WHS) culture for OzHarvest.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate WHS activities across OzHarvest and contribute to the development and implementation of plans regarding key health and safety initiatives
  • Coordinate with the Head of People & Culture, CEO and Business Heads to ensure incidents that need reporting to State authorities are done so and subsequently liaise with and comply with any associated audits and investigations
  • Assist in compliance processes related to visitors and any usage of contractors
  • Assist with internal and external audits to ensure compliance with the WHS Safety Management System and relevant legislation

To be successful in this role

  • Undergraduate degree with WH&S focus and/ or equivalent level of expertise gained from a combination of experience, training, professional accreditation and qualifications
  • At least 5 years’ previous experience within WHS coupled with solid knowledge of the WHS framework
  • Experience working with senior stakeholders across a multi-site environment
  • A valid and current Police Check
  • A current Working With Children Check (employee status)

To learn more about the duties and responsibilities please review the attached Job Description

Don’t delay sending through application! We’re looking to fill this opportunity promptly. Please send through a copy of your current CV and Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria to Janine Brockway at [email protected], using the subject line: WHS Manager

 

 

 

Logistics Day Controller 

Are you passionate about making a difference to reduce food waste and achieve sustainability? We’re looking for a proactive, forward thinking and solutions focused Logistics Day Controller to join our Logistics team and lead a passionate group of Food Rescue Drivers.

You’ll be working closely with the Logistics Team Leader to coordinate the daily food rescue activities from base for our Sydney, Canberra and Adelaide operations, as well as liaising with all stakeholders and providing support where necessary, for events and other OzHarvest activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • First point of contact for OzHarvest drivers while they’re on the road during their shifts – assist with troubleshooting and solving problems as they arise
  • Coordinating daily food rescue activities from base, as well as liaising with all stakeholders and providing support where necessary
  • Receive all calls into logistics and respond accordingly – whether to arrange a pickup or delivery of food, in a timely and professional manner
  • Oversee the smooth and safe OzHarvest vehicle management
  • Forward planning of driver shifts
  • Ensure and maintain run efficiencies, and provide ongoing feedback for run design
  • Record, monitor and delegate driver feedback and communications – verbal, voicemail, text, WhatsApp, dropbox and email
  • Regular on-road engagement with OzHarvest Drivers, Donors and Agencies
  • Driving the OzHarvest vans as required

To be successful in this role

  • Strong customer service and relationship management approach
  • Excellent engagement and communications skills
  • Valid Full Driver’s Licence and good driving history
  • Forklift Licence (ideal)
  • Valid Working With Children Check (employee status)
  • Current Police Check

To learn more about the duties and responsibilities please review the attached Job Description

Don’t delay sending through application! We’re looking to fill this opportunity promptly. Please send through a copy of your current CV and Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria to Richard Watson at [email protected], using the subject line: Logistics Day Controller

 

 

 

Alexandria & Prestons – Food Rescue Drivers

  • Casual Opportunities (3-4 shifts per week)
  • Prestons – The new OzHarvest Western Sydney Hub, opening soon and will be working with the Alexandria Team to support the community.

We are seeking dedicated, friendly, energetic and proactive people to proudly be an Ambassador for OzHarvest. If successful, you will driving our bright yellow vans to facilitate the redistribution of good quality surplus food and building strong relationships with our lovely donors and recipient charities. 

To be successful in this role

  • Strong customer service and relationship management approach
  • A good knowledge of the metropolitan area
  • Valid Full Driver’s Licence and a good driving history (a copy of this record must be provided during the recruitment process)
  • Competent Driver able to drive automatic and manual vehicles and large vehicles (C Class Licence) 
  • Posses or ability to obtain a Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • Posses or ability to obtain a National Police Check

To learn more about the duties and responsibilities please review the attached Job Description

Don’t delay sending through your Cover Letter and CV we’re looking to fill these opportunities promptly. Please address your application to Henrique Serai at [email protected], please identify what would be your preferred location in your application either Alexandria or Prestons.

 

 

 

Casual Chefs

Perth and Sydney

We are looking to add to our pool of Perth and Sydney casual chefs to help us facilitate our unique and inspiring corporate engagement program, Cooking for a Cause.

This is an exciting role best suited to chefs with a passion for sharing their knowledge and skills, while also educating people in the prevention of food waste.

The chef is responsible for leading corporate participants through a hands-on cooking class, using rescued produce to create nutritious meals that are then delivered to people in need. All classes are run in our professional kitchens and occasionally in pop-up spaces.

The chef must be able to relate with people from diverse backgrounds (especially corporates and volunteers), comfortable addressing a group and have the ability to oversee, and support volunteers and additional chefs who are also involved in the program.

Ideal candidates for the role will have at least 5 years’ experience cooking in restaurants or as a culinary instructor. They will be able to run cooking sessions, improvise recipes and produce high quality food.

Please note that you must have a Police Check and Working With Children Check for this role.

Please send your resume with a cover letter to [email protected]