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Organisation : Uniting

Location : VIC Regional

Work type : Casual/Vacation

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 26 Jan, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting

About the role

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Casual positions based in Ballarat
  • Work with a dynamic team delivering excellent service to the community, in a great supportive environment.

About the opportunity 

Breezeway has been operating for 24 years and is an integral service to the Ballarat community, providing meals for homeless and marginalised people. This position is to provide cover for alternate weekends, unplanned absences and rostered leave.  Minimum Shift allocation will be one weekend per fortnight. 

The Meals Supervisor/Cook will be responsible for:

  • The daily duties required to produce a hot lunch and takeaway packs, supervise volunteers and any other tasks associated with the position on a casual basis,
  • Assisting the Crisis Support Coordinator to ensure the safe and effective running of the program and will be required to complete a minimum 5 hour shift.

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About you

We are looking for a person who is motivated, has attention to detail, excellent communication skills, can work unsupervised and be available for shifts on short notice.

Experience in:

  • ensuring the business complies with all relevant food safety standards and codes
  •  the food industry, commercial qualifications would be highly regarded.  Qualifications in Food Handling and Food Supervision or the ability to obtain them.
  • preparation, cooking and serving of 70 plus meals daily.
  • supervising and supporting kitchen workers (volunteers)
  • handling any issues that arise within the business; inclusive of kitchen, dining room and client behaviour

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining the suitability according to position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Applications close on 26 January 2022

Get in touch

For more information or questions regarding the role, please reach out Jen Wright, Coordinator, Breezeway Meals Program on

About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us:

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.


How to apply

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Please quote in application: Meals Supervisor/Cook via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services
Sector: #Aged_Care_and_Seniors, #Children, #Community_Development, #Community_Engagement, #Community_Support_Services, #Disabilities, #Drug_Alcohol_and_Addiction, #Education_and_Employment, #Education_and_Training, #Employment_Services, #Families, #Foundations_Trusts_and_Philanthropy, #Health_–_General, #Homelessness_and_Affordable_Housing, #Humanitarian, #Law_Justice_and_Human_Rights, #Media, #Men, #Mental_Health, #Social_Enterprise, #Women, #Youth_and_Young_People


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