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Food Donation Officer

Organisation : Settlement Services International (SSI

Location : Sydney (Campsie)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Program Coordination & Management

Sector : Community Support Services

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 27 Aug, 2019

About the role

  • Full time Contract to end of November with possibility of extension
  • Excellent Benefits including Salary packaging options!



The Staples Bag is SSI’s award-winning, low cost supermarket social enterprise and provides hundreds of people in need each day with access to affordable and nutritious grocery staples. SSI has been successful in a recent grant with the Environmental Protection Agency to launch The Staples Bag Su pplier Engagement Project which aims to increase and diversify stock at our store.


The Food Donation Officer will develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders with the goal of increasing donation of supplies for The Staples Bag. They are required to research, develop, advise upon and implement a range of innovative and effective techniques to engage communities and suppliers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identifying and establishing relationships with suitable suppliers
  • Executing a sound retention strategy for continued donor engagement & support.
  • Monitoring and recording donated stock collection and distribution.
  • Producing reports and forecasts
  • Project evaluation.



Do you have strong stakeholder management experience? Have you got proven experience working in the food industry? Does the idea of making connections and networking invigorate you? If so, we want to hear from you!

Please respond to the “About You” section in your cover letter.



We offer the opportunity to engage in meaningful work that makes a real difference to the lives of our clients, their families, carers, and communities.

We have a fantastic benefits package that promotes work/life balance; something we are very passionate about! This includes a fortnightly Accrued Day Off (ADO) for full time staff, flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options so you can increase your take home pay!

SSI is passionate about social justice and diversity and is committed to being an EEO employer. We embrace diversity in our workforce and encourage applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal, Torres Strait Island heritage and people with lived experience of disability.

We strongly believe in protecting the safety and well-being of children and vulnerable communities and take child protection very seri ously. All employees will undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.

SSI will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Settlement Services International (SSI

SSI is a community organisation and social business that supports newcomers and other Australians to achieve their full potential. We work with all people who have experienced vulnerability, including refugees, people seeking asylum and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities, to build capacity and enable them to overcome inequality. Our vision is to achieve a society that values the diversity of its people and actively provides support to ensure meaningful social and economic participation and to assist individuals and families reach their potential.

How to apply for this role

If you require a reasonable adjustment please email

Applications close date: 27th August 2019

Please quote in application: Food Donation Officer via Pro Bono Australia.


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