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Following the success of a fundraising appeal in 2109, The Food Chain has two job vacancies to recruit to. 


Training & Volunteer Co-ordinator 

3 days per week 

£26,000 pa pro rata 


We have a long and strong history of volunteering, with volunteers playing a key role in the provision of our vital services.  

We currently have 200 volunteers who gift us around 8000 hours of their time and skills each year.  Volunteers support all aspects of our work, including fundraising, food preparation and service, dietetic support.  

This post is responsible for the delivery of the volunteer programme including inducting and training new volunteers, ensuring best practice and the monitoring and evaluation the volunteer programme 

Applicants will need excellent interpersonal, facilitation and organisational skills, knowledge of best practice in volunteering and an approachable personality. 




Fundraising Co-ordinator  

(Trusts and Individuals) 

4 days per week 

£26,000 pa pro rata 

Fixed term for 12 months 


We need an excellent Fundraiser who knows how to the make the most of new opportunities. 


Working alongside the CEO and Community & Events Fundraising Co-ordinator you will play a key role in increasing our income from charitable trusts, individual donors and corporate supporters.  

You will already have a successful track record in securing income from charitable trusts.  

We are a small charity and are looking for someone who is a team player with a flexible outlook to get the job done.  




The job description provides further details about the posts and the profile of the people we are looking for.  


To apply, please send your CV and a written supporting statement clearly demonstrating how you meet the person specification for the role. 


Applications may be emailed to  

or sent by post to  


Siobhán Lanigan 

The Food Chain 

Acorn House 

314-320 Gray’s Inn Rd 

London WC1X 8DP 


The deadline for applications is 23:30 on 5th January 2020  

 Interviews will be held in the week beginning 13th January 2020