Jobs & Internships

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OzHarvest Jobs

Exciting News – We’re Hiring! Due to the large number of applications, only applicants who have progressed to the first round interviews will be contacted.

 

Gold Coast

Gold Coast Chef Trainer & Course Manager (Fixed Term Full Time 6-month Contract)

Please note internally this role is called – Gold Coast Nourish Coordinator

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate person to coordinate the delivery of our Nourish Program on the Gold Coast. This unique and rewarding opportunity would include course facilitation of Certificate II in Kitchen Operations, maintaining and developing course materials, recruitment of students and building and maintaining ongoing relationships with our agencies, industry connections and our Registered Training Organisation

Key Selection Criteria

  • Current Certificate IV Training and Assessment – TAE40110 – experience in developing and implementing learning materials
  • Equivalent qualification to Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
  • Have worked with at-risk young people
  • Experience leading teams, excellent communication skills and flexibility
  • Mentoring experience
  • Excellent office administration skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good team player and able to work autonomously

If you have commercial cookery background, experience teaching/training (TAE) and experience working with at-risk youth, we would love to hear from you!

Please note that you must have a Police Check and a Blue Card for this role

To learn more about the duties and responsibilities of the role please read the attached Job Description

Don’t delay sending through your application as we will hire the right person as soon as we find them. Please send through your Cover Letter and CV addressed to Belinda Woollett at careers@ozharvest.org using the subject line Gold Coast Chef Trainer & Course Manager

 

 

New South Wales

NSW Volunteer Coordinator (Full Time)

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? Then don’t wait and apply for your opportunity to join OzHarvest and lead our NSW yellow army!

As the NSW Volunteer Coordinator you are essential to sourcing, engaging and connecting our volunteers to the OzHarvest Family and purpose. You will be responsible for their recruitment, onboarding, induction, management and recognition.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Engage our volunteer community providing them with the opportunity to find true purpose and belonging through their engagement with OzHarvest
  • Manage the recruitment and selection of volunteers and on boarding
  • Conduct volunteer induction, event and activity briefs, to ensure volunteers are informed on how to carry out their designated role in an effective and safe manner
  • Manage the resource allocation and rostering of volunteers
  • Manage, maintain and ensure the currency of the volunteer database and web based management tools
  • Assist the OzHarvest team with the development of new programs and initiatives to ensure that volunteers are well supported in their roles

To be considered for this opportunity our ideal candidate will have

  • 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 that you must have a Full C Class Licence, Police Check and a Working With Children Check (WWCC) for this role.

To learn more about the duties and responsibilities of the role please read the attached Job Description

Don’t delay sending through your application as we will hire the right person as soon as we find them.

Please send through your Cover Letter and CV addressed to Janine Brockway at careers@ozharvest.org using the subject line NSW Volunteer Coordinator

 

 

 

Social Media Coordinator & Graphic Designer (Full Time)

Representing the voice of OzHarvest on our social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube), we are searching for someone who shares our passion to Nourish our Country – making sure that good food does not go to waste and is given to those in need.

The role has two functions – to manage our existing social media, and to also create content for OzHarvest campaigns that are executed digitally. OzHarvest is fortunate to have an engaged online following that will be fostered and nurtured by our ideal candidate. We are looking for someone who is passionate, proactive, innovative and loves to flex their creative muscle! You need to be able to turn your great ideas into imaginative, shareable content – animations, GIFs, cinemagraphs, videos. Experience with Facebook 360, Facebook Canvas, Snapchat filters would be a plus, along with a strong understanding of the latest digital formats and some great ideas of how to build social presence in creative and original ways.

Reporting directly to the Brand and Marketing Manager, the Social Media Coordinator / Graphic Designer will be involved in the development of the OzHarvest digital strategy, and execution of below the line elements for behavioural change campaigns and events. The successful candidate will also be instrumental in supporting digital implementation across our education and engagement pillars as needed.

Graphic design skills and experience in InDesign and Adobe Creative Suite necessary.

Please note that you must have a valid and current, Police Check and a Working With Children Check (WWCC) for this role.

To learn more about the duties and responsibilities of the role please read the attached Job Description

Please send through your Cover Letter and CV addressed to Ashley Killeen at ashley.killeen@ozharvest.org using the subject line Social Media Coordinator & Graphic Designer

 

 

 

Sydney Food Rescue Drivers (Casual)

We are seeking dedicated, friendly and professional people to proudly act as an ambassador for OzHarvest! You will be driving our bright yellow vans to facilitate the redistribution of good quality surplus food and delivering it to the various charities we serve in Sydney.

If you have experience driving and are passionate about food rescue, we want to hear from you.

A good knowledge of the Sydney metropolitan area is a must.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Professional experience as a Driver
  • Valid Full C Class Drivers Licence
  • A valid Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • A valid Police Check

To learn more about the duties and responsibilities of the role please read the attached Job Description

Please send through your Cover Letter and CV addressed to Henrique Serai at careers@ozharvest.org using the subject line Sydney Food Rescue Drivers

 

 

 

Sydney Chef & Food Truck Coordinator (Full Time)

OzHarvest’s very first Food Truck is on the road delivering delicious meals and educational programs all around Sydney! We’re looking for a passionate Chef who will be responsible for the end-to-end management of the Food Truck. This newly created role includes building recipes, ordering ingredients and stock, and coordinating Food Truck Events in NSW.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as Chef ambassador for OzHarvest
  • End-to-end management of the Food Truck Events in NSW including (but not limited to)
    • Events and menu planning including the efficient and cost effective ordering of food supplies (including rescued food when available)
    • Booking kitchens, rostering chefs, menu planning and creation of food for food service
    • Liaising with the NSW Volunteer Coordinator for volunteer support
    • Work with the Sydney Logistics Team to coordinate the maintenance and upkeep of the Food Truck including – services and pre-start vehicle check and on board kitchen (refrigeration), fuel and signage
  • WHS Health & Safety and compliance

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Must have successfully completed a Cert 3 in Hospitality
  • 7 years’ full time experience inclusive of approved professional cookery training
  • Current and valid Driver’s Licence
  • Experience as Food Handling & Safety Supervisor

Please note that you must have a Full C Class Licence, Police Check and a Working With Children Check (WWCC) for this role.

To learn more about the duties and responsibilities of the role please read the attached Job Description

Don’t delay sending through your application as we will hire the right person as soon as we find them.

Please send through your Cover Letter and CV addressed to Travis Harvey at careers@ozharvest.org using the subject line Sydney Chef & Food Truck Coordinator

 

 

Cooking for a Cause Chefs (Casual)

Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth & Sydney

We are looking to add to our pool of Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney casual chefs to help us facilitate our Cooking for a Cause program.

This is an exciting, multi-dimensional role best suited to a dynamic individual with a strong interest in social justice, education and preventing food waste.

The chef is responsible for the passionate and outstanding delivery of OzHarvest Brisbane, OzHarvest Melbourne OzHarvest Perth or OzHarvest Sydney’s Cooking for a Cause events. Our events are run in our professional kitchens using rescued products to produce restaurant-quality food to be distributed to people in need. The cooking is done by corporate volunteers under supervision of the team of OzHarvest chefs.

This is a casual role with bookings that vary from month to month, so the work is sporadic.

As a key customer-facing role, the chef conveys the spirit, excitement and innovation of the OzHarvest brand. The chef must be able to relate with people from diverse backgrounds (especially corporates and volunteers) and have the ability to oversee, mentor 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 organise and run cooking sessions, improvise new recipes and produce high quality food. Ability to address groups to tell the OzHarvest story is a must.

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

Brisbane: please send your resume with a cover letter addressed to Amy Cobb at careers@ozharvest.org 

Melbourne: please send your resume with a cover letter addressed to Madeline Wilson at madeline.wilson@ozharvest.org

Perth: please send your resume with a cover letter addressed to Jennifer Keen at careers@ozharvest.org

Sydney: please send your resume with a cover letter to Tracy Bialek at  careers@ozharvest.org