OzHarvest Careers

OzHarvest Opportunities

Exciting News – We’re Hiring!



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], using the subject line: Alexandria Food Rescue Driver



Gold Coast 

Nourish Coordinator

  • Full Time Fixed Term Contract (12 months)

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate trainer to coordinate the delivery of our Nourish Program on the Gold Coast. 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.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Certificate IV Training & Assessment TAE40116 or TAE40110 (and the following two units of competency: TAELLN411 and TAEASS502)
  • 5+ years’ cooking commercially or as a culinary/hospitality trainer or instructor
  • First Aid Certificate or equivalent
  • Management experience working within education/social work/ youth service
  • Extensive experience in delivering training within the Australian Qualifications Framework, including working within or with RTO’s
  • Capability to mentor, provide guidance and support to the participants during and post course completion
  • Excellent office administration and organisational skills Police Check and a Working With Children Check (Blue Card) Valid driver’s licence

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

If this sounds like the perfect role for your, we’d love to hear from you! Please send through a 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 



Casual Chefs

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 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 for this role.

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