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Carlton Kitchen Library Project Assistant (Volunteer Position)

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Organisation : Cultivating Community

Location : Melbourne

Time required : 4 hours a week (flexible)

Duration of project : 4 months (minimum)

Sector : Community Support Services

Posted on : 7 Aug, 2019

About the role

Cultivating Community

Cultivating Community is a not for profit organisation working toward an equitable food system that sustains the health and diversity of our communities and our environment.  Our passion for creating a better food future involves activities spanning food systems advocacy and support, urban agriculture, community food centres, school food gardens, food waste management and environmental education.  Our mission is to work with diverse and low-income communities to create fair, secure and resilient food systems. 

Carlton Kitchen Library

This exciting project, the first of its kind in Australia, will offer the local community an opportunity to loan kitchen appliances and equipment to people for short periods of time to support their latest cooking project, program or event. The library will include events kits with cups, cutlery and bowls to assist with the reduction of single use plastics. In addition the library will facilitate cultural cooking workshops and community meal events.

Located at the Open Door Community Outreach Hub at 480 Lygon Street Carlton, the library will open in September 2019.

About the Volunteer Position

In the lead up to the launch in September, we are looking for a skilled and energetic volunteer to provide assistance with project planning, marketing and communication.  The role would include:

  • Assisting in our equipment drive through reaching out to sponsors and seeking donations for the kitchen equipment library.
  • Research into equipment library models, volunteer systems and sustainable event practises.
  • Working with the Volunteer Coordinator to develop, maintain and implement a volunteer roster
  • Assist with curating content for social media, newsletters and website
  • Assist with development of library guide, volunteer guide and sustainable event guide
  • Assist in community consultations

To Apply:

Send us your cover letter and CV.  Apply as soon as possible.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Cultivating Community
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply for this role

For details concerning this role , please contact

Peta Christensen/Julia Pecoraro

Phone : 0394293084

Email : volunteer@cultivatingcommunity.org.au


Please quote in application: Carlton Kitchen Library Project Assistant (Volunteer Position) via Pro Bono Australia.


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