Third Sector Jobs: Centre Manager, The Welcome Centre

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Post: Centre Manager (Lord Street)
Salary: £24,657 to £26,470, depending on experience

Full time position (job share considered)

We are looking for a motivated, resourceful individual with excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills to join us at The Welcome Centre. You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth day to day operations of the food bank; this is an exciting role with varied responsibilities, in which no two days are the same.

Key Responsibilities:          

  • To provide leadership, direction and supervision to the team delivering The Welcome Centre‚Äôs food bank service at our Lord Street site.
  • To ensure food bank stock is received, stored, transported, and distributed efficiently and safely
  • To ensure The Welcome Centre‚Äôs food bank service is high quality and client focused, identifying and implementing opportunities for service improvement.

About The Welcome Centre
The Welcome Centre is a large, independent food bank in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. We’re one of the largest food banks in the north of England. We have a team of five staff working across two sites, supported by almost 100 volunteers. Each year we support thousands of people in crisis in our community. Everyone we support is referred to us from one of our frontline partner agencies, and once people are referred to us we provide practical support including food, toiletries, and other essential items. We also offer people one to one advocacy, guidance and support to help them address any underlying or ongoing issues which prevent them getting back on their feet. You can find out more about The Welcome Centre at www.thewelcomecentre.org.

Next steps
If you would like to apply, please visit Centre Manager to download an application pack. If you would like more information about the role, email trustees.thewelcomecentre@gmail.com. Application packs include a full Job Description and Person Specification for the role.

Closing date for applications: 4pm Friday 28 June 2019

Interviews: Tuesday 9 July 2019

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Musicians Raising Money for The Welcome Centre

We Shall Overcome will raise funds for The Welcome Centre, supporting those hit by the worst effects of austerity, this Friday (Good Friday) in Huddersfield. 

Since 2015, the demand for food banks nationally has increased significantly and the first quarter of 2019, The Welcome Centre has already provided 4178 packs to local people in crisis. Our busiest year ever.

Event date: 19th April
Venue: Northern Quarter, Huddersfield
Time: 8pm until late
Fee: Donation entry. All funds raised to the Welcome Centre.
Artists: Pat Fulgoni (Chill-out Drum & Bass) Johnny Campbell (Alt-Folk) Monika Zlámalová (Indie-Folk)

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