Foodbank Network Regional Development Officer: West Midlands
Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
The Trussell Trust operates the largest and highest-profile network of foodbanks in the UK, and right now we’re looking for a talented individual to inspire, direct, and target its development in the West Midlands. Resourceful, energetic, and with a gift for motivating those around them, the successful candidate will combine an aptitude for thinking large-scale with a keen eye for detail. With substantial experience of working closely with local communities, they will be passionate about tackling poverty and hardship in the UK.
Interested? Download the role description for more information. To apply, please complete the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form and send them, together with a current CV and covering letter explaining why you believe you would be suitable for the role, to firstname.lastname@example.org by 16.00 on 20 August. Interviews will be held in the week beginning 1 September.
Foodbank Network Manager, Scotland
Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
The Trussell Trust operates the largest and highest-profile network of foodbanks across the UK. As we start work on the next phase of our strategy to provide support to people in crisis, we’re looking for a talented individual to take responsibility for the network’s development across Scotland. Innovative, proactive, and with the ability to think strategically on a large scale, the successful candidate will be passionate about the work of the Trust and committed to tackling poverty and hardship all over the UK. With a particular focus on the issues affecting Scotland, they will be confident communicating the Trust’s vision with articulacy and conviction, and equipped with the experience and determination to inspire the same passion in others.
Interested? Download the role description for more information. To apply, please complete the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form and send them, together with a current CV and covering letter explaining why you believe you would be suitable for the role, to email@example.com by 16.00 on 1 August. Interviews will be held in the week beginning 11 August.
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Do you want to be involved in one of the fastest growing charities in the UK? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your initiative, develop new skills and have the chance to grow? Why not make a Trussell Trust internship your next step after uni? There won't be much time for making tea...!
We provide a range of internships lasting between 6 and 12 months, and whether you’re interested in frontline service provision or honing your marketing, finance or fundraising skills, we'll have something for you.
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Trussell Trust interns have gone into careers ranging from marketing to accountancy with some becoming Trussell Trust staff members:
'It’s been an invaluable experience; I’ve learnt so much, been given amazing opportunities and had responsibilities whilst receiving great support from the team. I’d recommend the internship to anyone interested in finding out what it’s like to work at the heart of an exciting, innovative and growing charity.'
Charis, Trussell Trust Intern 2012-13
‘Being a Trussell Trust intern gave me the experience of the third sector that I needed to start a career in this field. There’s a friendly atmosphere and I was gradually given more responsibility over the year. You know that everything you do is helping a great cause.’
Beccy, Trussell Trust fundraising intern 2009-10, now Development Officer at Selwyn College, Cambridge.
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