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We are currently hiring a new Working Members Manager!

Basis: Part-time, ongoing

Hours: approximately 15 – 19 hours/week

Remuneration: $28.58 per hour.

Desired Commitment: minimum 18 months

Applications close:  Sunday, 4th December 2022

Role Description

  • Be main point of contact for working members (volunteers), both new and existing
  • Maintain functional activities and team rosters for working members to contribute to
  • Communicate information to our wide range of working members
  • Uphold the Workplace Health and Safety policies and procedures of the Food Co-op 
  • Develop programs and systems for more efficient, diverse and reliable working member opportunities
  • Update and maintain job descriptions, contracts and other employee issues
  • Demonstrate a ‘can do’ attitude and a willingness to join an engaging, inclusive and strategic work environment
  • Attend monthly board meetings

Selection Criteria

  • Commitment to the goals of the Food Co-op
  • Excellent written, electronic, individual face to face and group communication skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Experience of and commitment to high standard of service
  • Experience of managing staff and volunteers
  • Strong computer literacy skills
  • Understanding of and commitment to cooperative structures, consensus decision-making and conflict resolution strategies
  • Understanding of and commitment to workplace health and safety 
  • Understanding of financial business strategies is desirable

How to apply for this job

  • Please submit your CV, a brief cover letter, and a document addressing the selection criteria.
    Please include your contact details and the names and phone numbers of two referees
  • Applications will only be accepted in digital form, ideally emailed. Attachments must be in
    Word (.doc), Rich Text Format, or PDF format
  • Email applications must be sent by COB Sunday 4th December to: using the subject line: Working Members Manager application 
  • The Food Coop Shop is an equal opportunity employer
  • For further information contact the Food Co-op at 02 6230 7505