20 Aug, 2019
THE STORY SO FAR City on a Hill began with a small team and a big vision to make a difference in our world for the glory of God. Since our inception in October 2007, we have witnessed a special work of God's grace as he has united hundreds of men and women around the mission of Knowing Jesus and Making Jesus Known. As part of this mission, as Christians, we are called to serve the poor, the outcast, the sick, the lonely and the imprisoned. At City on a Hill, we do this through our mercy ministry, Many Rooms. Since 2009, with the support of an army of faithful volunteers, Many Rooms has been serving the homeless and disadvantaged in our communities through Friday night and Saturday dropin centres. Those in need come for a free nutritious meal and the opportunity to participate in activities that encourage community and belonging. ROLE DESCRIPTION In this role you will work with a team of trained volunteers to provide a safe space and a nutritious meal for Melbourne’s homeless and disadvantaged community. This is a part time position, 3 days per week. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Service management: - Organise logistics for food delivery and equipment requirements - Service oversight of Food safety processes (Level 2 standard) - Risk management and safety at the kitchen - Ensuring community meals are served, on time and within budget - Develop appropriate linkages with City on a Hill, Melbourne congregation to serve and support Volunteers: - Build a local ‘Many Rooms’ team of volunteers through City on a Hill, Melbourne to realise the broader outworking of City on a Hill’s mercy ministry - Recruit, lead and empower Kitchen volunteers to deliver a weekly meal service and community for participants - Provision of relevant training and development of Kitchen volunteers - Oversight of volunteer safety at The Kitchen - Ensure that all Kitchen volunteers meet safe ministry and food safety requirements Participants: - Empower the Community Development Teams to build relationships with participants to foster community and inclusion - Be aware of service referral options when required - Contribute content/stories for promotional use, understanding and adhering to privacy policies Administration: - Contribute to the revision of policies and training documentation for ‘The Kitchen’ - Contribute to maintaining positive internal and external stakeholder relationships - Maintain good networks with partners and other service providers, including reporting and evaluation of programs Innovation: - As the Many Rooms Coordinator, you will lead a local church volunteer team to engage in other Many Rooms programs and activities (where appropriate) that serve the marginalized and disadvantaged in the local community – ie Care Pack Initiative, Living Room KEY SKILLS, GIFTING & CHARACTER The Many Rooms Coordinator will demonstrate: - A faith in Jesus and a heart for social justice - the disadvantaged and marginalised in our community - An ability to effectively and efficiently: o communicate to a variety of people o manage time, prioritising duties and responsibilities o recruit, manage and empower volunteers and stakeholders - A creative and innovative mindset - A desire to continually improve and develop a high-quality service - An ability to maintain trust, discretion and confidentiality when handling sensitive personal and organisation information - Be committed to the mission and vision of City on a Hill and an active member of the church (or willing to be). OTHER It is expected that the Many Rooms Coordinator will be involved in City on a Hill, Melbourne staff meetings, and meet regularly with the Many Rooms National Director. All Many Rooms staff must hold a current employee Working with Children Check, have a National Police History Check that returns no disclosed outcomes that would exclude them from the role, and uphold the standards outlined in the Anglican Church of Australia Faithfulness in Service code of personal behaviour for church workers. To apply for this role, please send your resume along with a cover letter addressing the Key Skills, Gifting and Character to email@example.com. Please include contact details of at least two referees familiar with your relevant skills to this role. Applications close 5pm, Monday 2 September 2019.
City on a Hill Melbourne VIC, Australia Part time