Glasgow Community Food Network
Glasgow Community Food Network
The Glasgow Food Policy Partnership (GFPP) is a partnership of people from a range of public, private and third sector organisations who come from different perspectives and different backgrounds but who believe that a fairer, healthier, more sustainable and resilient food system would make Glasgow an even better city to live in.

Current vacancies

Project Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £26,500
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th December 2020

A Low Carbon Food City for All

The Low Carbon Food City project is a partnership approach to climate action through food systems change. The project builds on years of excellent work carried out by the community food sector, and is framed around key actions in the new Glasgow City Food Plan. It will enable communities to be actively involved in creating a sustainable, fair and healthy food future, ensuring participation from the ground up.

Core themes of the project are community participation, urban agriculture, food education, campaigning, and COP26.

The Project Coordinator will support delivery of the Low Carbon Food City project by working with partners to develop innovative approaches that help deliver outcomes and outputs. Specifically, this role will take a lead on driving forward the urban agriculture ambitions, in addition to other project tasks.

This post is part of a team structure, and will work cooperatively with the Project Manager,Community Activators and Project Support Officer.

A Job Description is available for download below.

Shortlist

Project Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £26,500 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th December 2020

A Low Carbon Food City for All

The Low Carbon Food City project is a partnership approach to climate action through food systems change. The project builds on years of excellent work carried out by the community food sector, and is framed around key actions in the new Glasgow City Food Plan. It will enable communities to be actively involved in creating a sustainable, fair and healthy food future, ensuring participation from the ground up.

Core themes of the project are community participation, urban agriculture, food education, campaigning, and COP26.

The Project Support Officer will provide a broad range of assistance to the project team, to enable effective delivery of activities, outcomes, and outputs. This will include keeping effective records, researching up to date best practice for sharing and dissemination, supporting community food sector mapping and supporting volunteers involved with the project.

This post is part of a team structure, and will work cooperatively with the Project Manager, Project Coordinator and Community Activators.

This unique project is delivered in partnership with GCFN, Urban Roots, Glasgow Eco Trust, St Paul’s Youth Forum, The Space, and Central and West Integration Network. The project is funded through the National Lottery Climate Action Fund.

A Job Description is available for download below.

Shortlist

Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £28,500
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th December 2020

A Low Carbon Food City for All

The Low Carbon Food City project is a partnership approach to climate action through food systems change. The project builds on years of excellent work carried out by the community food sector, and is framed around key actions in the new Glasgow City Food Plan. It will enable communities to be actively involved in creating a sustainable, fair and healthy food future, ensuring participation from the ground up.

Core themes of the project are community participation, urban agriculture, food education, campaigning, and COP26.

The Project Manager has overall responsibility for the smooth running and management of the Low Carbon Food City project. The role will oversee the project, supporting and ensuring delivery of outcomes and outputs, reporting to funders and stakeholders, and underpinning partnership and collaborative working.

This post is part of a team structure, and will work cooperatively with the Project Coordinator, Project Support Officer and Community Activators.

This unique project is delivered in partnership with GCFN, Urban Roots, Glasgow Eco Trust, St Paul’s Youth Forum, The Space, and Central and West Integration Network. The project is funded through the National Lottery Climate Action Fund.

A Job Description is available for download below.

Shortlist

Community Activator

  • Part time
  • £21,200 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th December 2020

A Low Carbon Food City for All

The Low Carbon Food City project is a partnership approach to climate action through food systems change. The project builds on years of excellent work carried out by the community food sector, and is framed around key actions in the new Glasgow City Food Plan. It will enable communities to be actively involved in creating a sustainable, fair and healthy food future, ensuring participation from the ground up.

Core themes of the project are community participation, urban agriculture, food education, campaigning, and COP26.

The Community Activator posts are integral to the delivery of project activities. We are recruiting for 5 Community Activators who will be hosted by GCFN’s partner organisations. This will enable connections to local networks and existing projects. The Community Activators principal role is to galvanise and catalyse community participation, giving people the skills and support they need to act on sustainable food and climate change.

This post is part of a team structure, and will work cooperatively with the Project Manager, Project Coordinator and Project Support Officer.

This unique project is delivered in partnership with GCFN, Urban Roots, Glasgow Eco Trust, St Paul’s Youth Forum, The Space, and Central and West Integration Network. The project is funded through the The National Lottery Community Fund Climate Action Fund.

Shortlist