Sustainable Living Assistant

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(To be read in conjunction with the Background Information and Selection Procedure that gives additional information about working and living at Sunseed).

This role will begin once a suitable candidate has been found.

About the role
If you are a passionate food lover, Sunseed may be the right place for you to experiment how to coordinate delicious vegetarian cooking for a challenging sustainable, low-impact community! The Sustainable Living Assistant/Food Focalizer is dedicated to carrying out responsibilities related to the food management as a whole. You will be caring from the shopping/ordering process to the consumption of goods, considering organizational, nutritious and educational aspects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the volunteers in the kitchen and help them cooking
  • Plan a balanced vegetarian weekly diet
  • Organize the shopping according to our food policy
  • Promote solar and energy-efficient cooking
  • Supervise food storage and avoid food waste
  • Coordinate with the gardens’ team
  • Support SL coordinator in preserving, foraging and baking

Desirable Skills

  • Ability to communicate well in Spanish and English
  • Experience in nutrition and cooking
  • Age 26+, full driving license for at least 5 years
  • Ability to drive a van
  • First aid training

To apply for this role: Please send an email with the subject line ‘SL – Sunseed staff application’ and your CV and letter of motivation stating how you meet the responsibilities of the post, to admin.coordinator@sunseed.org.uk.

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted and the position will be appointed once a suitable candidate has been found.