Gavin's Mill Community Project
Gavin's Mill Community Project

Charity registered in Scotland SC047198

Gavin’s Mill is an ancient Corn Mill on the banks of the Allander Water in the small town of Milngavie just north of Glasgow. It is home to Gavin’s Mill Community Project (GMCP), a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation, which aims to look after Gavin’s Mill as a community resource, and to work with local community groups to develop it into a centre for sustainable food and crafts, building on the heritage of the Mill and its surroundings. GMCP also supports development projects in the UK and overseas.

Current vacancies

Café and Kitchen Manager

  • Full time
  • £21,450 – £23,400
  • Glasgow, Milngavie Based
  • Closing 28th February 2021

Gavin’s Mill is situated in the heart of Milngavie, a vibrant and diverse community and at the gateway to the Highland Way. Gavin’s Mill Community Project opened in March 2017 after extensive alterations to the interior of this 17th century Mill building and now holds a vibrant Fairtrade shop and bustling café

Our customers come from near and far to find original, ethical gifts and homewares from around the world, fairly traded and locally sourced wholefoods and to enjoy delicious light lunches and homemade cakes in the Café or by the river on one of our outdoor terraces.

This exciting role will enable the right person to develop the café and kitchen to its full potential. The role involves managing a flourishing, friendly, community café, supported by paid and volunteer staff. You will also manage the kitchen volunteer teams, undertake all food sourcing and co-ordinate food preparation to supply the café. You will run shifts in the café supported by your team during busy periods. There is opportunity to develop the café and kitchen services further in areas such as events and outside catering, all the while ensuring an exemplary customer experience.

Full Job Description and Person Specifications below.