OzHarvest Careers

OzHarvest Opportunities

Exciting News – We’re Hiring!

 

Sydney

Food App Community Lead

We are seeking a dedicated, energetic candidate with customer service and sales experience to join our OzHarvest Food App Team. The OzHarvest Food App is our new innovative tool which directly connects food donors, and local charities in food rescue relationships. Use your passion for sustainability and customer service background to drive the growth of our food donor and charity user base around Australia to help divert good food from landfill to go to Australians in need.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Strong sales experience
  • Strong experience in a customer service and relationship building role
  • Experience in managing relationships with third-party providers including stakeholder conflict resolution
  • Strong computer skills including spreadsheet proficiency, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools, and reporting visualisation tools (e.g.  Power BI)
  • Valid and current Police Check
  • Valid and current Working With Children Check

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

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, we’d love to hear from you! Please send through a PDF copy of your current CV and covering letter addressing the above selection criteria to Ben Sensicle at [email protected], using the subject line: Food App Community Lead 

 

Nourish Coordinator

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate trainer to coordinate the delivery of our Nourish Program in Sydney. This unique and rewarding opportunity includes facilitation of a Certificate II in Kitchen Operations or Hospitality, maintaining and developing course materials, student recruitment and welfare, and building ongoing relationships with our agencies, food donors, industry connections and partnering Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

This role has a substantial requirement to provide mentorship, guidance and support to the participants during and post course completion. It involves helping them to achieve their educational and developmental potential, navigate personal and social situations, and facilitating opportunities for the individual to build community connections.

The OzHarvest Nourish Program is a hospitality focused pathway to self-sustainability, engagement and employment for at-risk youth aged 16-25. The program is endorsed by an RTO partner and is designed with a blend of foundation skills and hospitality training to best prepare the young people for study and employment. Participants complete a 19-week program that is inclusive of a nationally recognised Certificate II.

To be successful in this role

  • 5+ years’ cooking commercially or as a culinary/hospitality trainer or instructor
  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment: TAE40116 or TAE40110 and the following two units of competency: TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills, TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools
  • Management experience working within education/social work/ youth service
  • First Aid Certificate or equivalent
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including strong written, presentation and verbal skills across phone and email and in person.
  • Current and valid Police Check and Working with Children Check (employee status)

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

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, we’d love to hear from you! Please send through a PDF copy of your current CV and covering letter addressing the above selection criteria to Dan Baynes at [email protected], using the subject line: Nourish Coordinator 

 

Food Rescue Driver

We are seeking dedicated, friendly, energetic and proactive people to proudly be an Ambassador for OzHarvest. If successful, you will be 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 you will need:

  • Strong customer service and relationship management approach
  • A good knowledge of the Greater Sydney 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)
  • Possess or ability to obtain a Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • Possess or ability to obtain a National Police Check
  • Valid Australian visa and full working rights

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

Don’t delay sending through your application! We’re looking to fill this opportunity promptly. Please send through a PDF version of your current CV and Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria addressed to Henrique Serai at [email protected], confirming your preference for location and contract type (full-time or casual) in the subject line: Food Rescue Driver – Prestons &  or Alexandria; Full-time or Casual

 

Casual Chefs

Melbourne, Perth and Sydney

We are looking to add to our pool of Melbourne, 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]