We are looking for someone to join our team at Oasis Foundry and Boulton to coordinate our Food Pantry Project, coordinating the smooth running of the pantry, the volunteer team and looking to develop the project.

The Food Pantry currently functions twice a week, on Tuesdays at the Oasis Academy Foundry, and on Wednesdays at the Oasis Academy Boulton, in the Winson Green area of Birmingham.

 Key responsibilities will include:

  1. Coordinating the weekly planning, preparation and opening of the pantry.
  2. Coordinating and supporting the team of volunteers.
  3. Overseeing registration, financial and monitoring and evaluation processes according to hub policies and procedures.
  4. Supporting the development of enterprise projects within Oasis Community Hub
  5. Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of volunteers and pantry members.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Food hygiene qualification level 2 or immediate possibility of achieving this qualification.
  • Experience working with vulnerable families in difficult circumstances.
  • Knowledge of safeguarding, food hygiene and health and safety practices.
  • Experience of working with and supporting volunteers.
  • Ability to function in diverse settings and with a wide range of partners including academy and hub staff.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing team, working in a community, education and healthcare setting.  As part of the package, Oasis offers:

  • A pension scheme, offering 7% employer contribution.
  • A generous holiday allowance, starting at 25 days per year (plus 8 Bank Holidays).
  • Policies which promote well-being and are family friendly.

Please email your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@oasisuk.org . Your covering letter should be no more than one page of A4 and respond to the following 2 questions:

  1. Why do you think you would be a good fit for this role?
  2. How would you seek to incorporate the Oasis ethos into your working practice?

The Oasis ethos is encapsulated by our:

  • Passion to include everyone
  • Desire to treat everyone equally, respecting differences
  • Commitment to healthy and open relationships
  • Deep sense of hope that things can change and be transformed
  • Sense of perseverance to keep going for the long haul

If you want any more information or would like to visit the Hub to find out more please contact Carolyn Gilmore – Hub Leader – 07866 818207.

Completed applications should be returned by midnight on Wednesday 11 October 2023. Interview will take place at the Oasis Hub (Foundry or Boulton) on Thursday 19 October 2023.

We actively encourage applications from people of all ethnic backgrounds and minority and underrepresented groups.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

PART-TIME – 16 hours/week (0.4 FTE)


SALARY:  £9,341 p.a.

Oasis supports Equal Opportunities.  Registered Charity No. 1026487