Greener Kirkcaldy
Greener Kirkcaldy

Charity registered in Scotland SC041412

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity, working on a local scale to benefit people and our environment. We are concerned about climate change and by the impact of rising food and fuel costs. We would like to see a future where everyone is able to heat their home affordably, eat well, and tread more lightly on our planet.


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Community Cook

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,364 – £26,364
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 19th August 2019

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity, working on a local scale to benefit people and our environment. We are concerned about climate change, social justice and community development. We would like to see a future where everyone is able to heat their home affordably, eat well, and tread more lightly on our planet.

We launched the Lang Spoon Community Kitchen in April 2019. Our vision for a place for people to come together to grow, cook, eat and learn is coming together and we now have an exciting opportunity for a Community Cook to join Greener Kirkcaldy’s Community Engagement Team. The Community Cook will have a key role in coordinating and leading a programme of food courses, workshops and events to groups and paying members of the public. You will also have a lead role in developing and monitoring a range of systems from HACCP, to managing stock and the use of the kitchens, to supporting volunteers and working with local partners. You will have an interest in sustainable food and minimising waste.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about engaging people in all aspects of food and drink, friendly, non-judgemental and has a positive attitude. You will have genuine interest in building a community where everyone can afford to eat good, healthy and sustainable food. You will be highly motivated and able to cook a wide range of foods and cuisines with the ability to guide learners of all ages and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity if you have a passion for food, sustainable food, people and learning

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This vacancy has now closed

Development Worker (maternity cover)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £23,480 – £24,480
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 19th August 2019

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity, working on a local scale to benefit people and our environment. We are concerned about climate change, social justice and community development. We would like to see a future where everyone is able to heat their home affordably, eat well, and tread more lightly on our planet.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced community development worker (maternity cover) to join Greener Kirkcaldy’s Community Engagement Team. We are currently delivering two Climate Challenge Fund projects ‘Gear Change to Tackle Climate Change’ and ‘Zero Waste Kirkcaldy’. We also deliver other projects (subject to funding) to meet the needs and aspirations of local people: tackling fuel and food poverty, protecting and enjoying the environment, and bringing the community together. You will be responsible for developing and facilitating programmes of events and activities, recruiting, training and supporting volunteers, developing marketing and social media campaigns, and working with local partners.

You will have experience of, and a passion for, engaging communities in climate change, sustainable transport, reducing waste, sustainable food and food skills, and ‘going greener together’. You will be motivated, have excellent organisational skills and the flexibility to work with a range of people, work well in a team and use your own initiative and be willing to adapt to the needs of the project. You will also Experience of planning and delivering practical carbon reduction activities, and communicating the impact of climate change would be a particular advantage for this post.

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Volunteering

Driver (Community Fridge Volunteer)

Driving / Escorting

4th July 2019

Greener Kirkcaldy's Community Fridge redistributes surplus food from local businesses, organisations and individuals. We receive donations daily, and anyone is welcome to come and take food from the fridge. The fridge is open Monday - Friday. We are looking for volunteers to c… Read more

Cycle Ride Leader/Assistant

Sports / Outdoor Activities

4th July 2019

Do you enjoy cycling? Would you like to encourage more people to get on their bikes? We are looking for volunteers to help run (or help with) leisurely bike rides, either for the public or within a group/organisation. Volunteers can run activities for their communities, or ass… Read more