Foodbank Pathfinder Project Officer

Contract Type: 
Full time
Application deadline: 
Sunday, 23 January, 2022 - 23:30
Fixed Salary
Per Annum
Durham Christian Partnership

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to be involved in shaping the future of crisis food provision in County Durham. The foodbank is working with Trussell Trust in rolling out a strategic plan aimed at reducing the need for foodbanks. As a Pathfinder foodbank we are seeking to test and hone our strategic approaches within our own context.

The post holder will be working with County Durham Foodbank (DFB) distribution centres and also with the independent foodbanks / food projects to encourage cooperative working between the various projects and with other support and advice providers in County Durham.

You will work closely with DFB staff and volunteers. You will also have the support of Durham Christian Partnership (DCP) the parent charity, who run multiple projects improving care and support for people in County Durham and beyond. The post is based in Chester-le-Street County Durham. The work will involve regular travel around the County and visits to Sunderland and further afield as required. A driving licence and access to a car will be essential.

For full details and an application pack see our website , email or phone 0191 303 8623.

Closing date for applications 23 Jan 22

Interviews Monday 7th Feb 22

Start date asap after acceptance