This vacancy has now closed


  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • East Lothian
  • Closing 25th November 2022

  • Advertised from 1st November 2022


The East Lothian Foodbank is looking to recruit new individuals to join its board of volunteer trustees

What is the East Lothian Foodbank?

The East Lothian Foodbank is part of a network of 1200 foodbanks operating across the UK, under the umbrella of the Trussell Trust. We provide emergency food and other services to families experiencing food poverty across the whole of East Lothian, operating alongside multiple partner agencies and utilising a team of wonderful volunteers/employees.

What does the ideal candidate look like?

Your skills brought from your own life and work experience will be invaluable in helping the Board to manage and support the paid staff and volunteer teams to develop the work of the Foodbank. You will be part of the team who ensure the delivery of its mission and objectives at a very critical time for foodbanks across the country. We are keen to consider applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences.

What does the role involve?

You will join the board of trustees for a 3-year unpaid term, meeting monthly (usually in the evening) to discuss/decide upon issues which impact the operations, strategy and funding of East Lothian Foodbank.

Application notes

How do I apply?

Please email by Friday 25th November with a

short introductory paragraph outlining your background and what you think you

would bring to the role. Please be sure to mention any specific skills/experiences that

you think are important.