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Job Opportunity - we have an exciting opportunity - Community Hub Officer

Aber Food Surplus are hiring! Would you like to be part of something bigger? We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as Community Hub Officer for our new project Environment, Community, Opportunity (ECO): Food Sharing Hub. The team at Aber Food Surplus have recently received Big Lottery Funding to employ an additional member of staff for a fixed term contract until 15/01/2021, 32 hours/week, £25,000 per annum.  

We are looking for a solutions-focused, passionate and ambitious individual to help coordinate and deliver the co-creation of an environmental and community hub in the centre of Aberystwyth. This will contribute to our overall vision of facilitating Aberystwyth to become a zero-food waste town and in the process providing an empowering and exciting platform for our community to flourish and take action towards positive environmental change and a more beautiful World.   

Aber Food Surplus are a pioneering not-for-profit social enterprise focused on tackling food waste and delivering meaningful community change. We aim to tackle the root causes of problems and do this in a collaborative, creative and constructive way. We have a flat structure and encourage anyone who is curious, enthusiastic and proactive to apply. We are a Living Wage accredited employer and will accept job-share applications.  

Application closing date – Monday 22nd July 2019 (12 midday). Interview dates: Weds 31st July & Thurs 1st August 2019.  

How to apply - Please submit a current CV and a Covering Letter (no more than 2 pages) that tells us why you are applying for this role, why you would like to work with Aber Food Surplus, and how you meet the requirements for the role. 

Additionally, please submit a piece of work you are proud of and tell us why, e.g. this could be a written piece of work, a blog, a photograph, piece of artwork, drawing, video, poem, something you have made, etc.  

Please send this to Heather McClure, Aber Food Surplus, Aberystwyth Business Hub, 21 Bridge Street, Aberystwyth, SY23 1PZ or email to . If you have any questions about this application please do not hesitate to get in touch via the details above or the telephone number 07742488982. 

We are an inclusive employer and encourage applications from people from all walks of life, so if you feel you do not meet the above criteria but are excited to work with us and would like to apply, feel free to get in touch with us for a chat.  

Please read the documents below which contain job profile description, more information about the role, Aber Food Surplus and how to apply.

Application Documents:

Job Profile - Community Hub Officer

Overview Document - Aber Food Surplus

Job Profile - Community Hub Officer Welsh

Overview Document - Aber Food Surplus Welsh


Environmental Policy

Equal Opportunities / Equality and Diversity Policy

Wellbeing Policy

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