Food Procurement Officer

The Parish Trust St. Thomas Church Heol Yr Ysgol, Trethomas Caerphilly CF83 8FL
Apprenticeship rates
29 Apr 2021
09 May 2021
Start Date
About the apprenticeship


Food Procurement
• Sourcing food for redistribution from local and national suppliers.
• Promoting the need of donations of food to the general public via campaigns on social media and other outlets.
• Organising food collections and delivery of food to the CARE Project Food Hub.
• Acting as a liaison with Caerphilly County Council.
• Monitor food levels at the hub, ensuring a steady stream of stock.
Volunteer Organisation
• Ensuring suitable volunteer numbers for the various streams of the project.
• Creating, distributing and managing the rota.
• Training volunteers for their roles and ensuring due diligence is met.
• Ensuring volunteers have access to various training resources and that their training is kept up to date.
• Organising sessions for volunteer troubleshooting and advice.
• Keeping appropriate records of the CARE Project activities.
• Managing and monitoring the food budget.
• Monitoring the CARE Project Support System.
• Ensuring support requests are handled and dealt with appropriately and efficiently.
• Participating in CARE Project SLT meetings and Trustee Meetings when called on.
• Working in collaboration with CARE Project SLT.
• Updating social media platforms and websites of CARE Project operations and news.

Additional information

This is an Apprenticeship Vacancy. The successful candidate will be employed by the company outlined below and receive on-the-job training from them. Alongside this, they will undertake an Apprenticeship Programme with ACT Training and receive support and guidance from an experienced Assessor, to help them achieve the relevant qualifications.



Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to join a growing charity that's passionate about helping others whilst being ethically minded? Are you looking to gain a qualification whilst you work? The CARE Project helped over 9000 people in 2020 with food parcels and we're now looking for someone to join our team to help us source food from individuals, organisations and corporations whilst managing a large volunteer base.


1. A*-C in English GCSE
2. A*-C in Maths GCSE
3. Able to work flexibly


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Associated Community Training Ltd

Level 3 Facilities Management

About the employer

The Parish Trust St. Thomas Church
Heol Yr Ysgol, Trethomas
CF83 8FL

Disability confident


Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Closing Date for Applications: May 13th, 2021 Interview Date: May 25th, 2021

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