Background to CERES

Position Description

CERES Fair Food Delivery Driver/Packer

CERES is an environmental community organisation in East Brunswick. It is located on 4 hectares of land on the banks of the Merri Creek and has become an icon of locally based education and action on environmental and social-justice issues.

Projects encompassed within CERES include local and community projects (e.g., Community Gardens and Chook Group, Bicycle Users Group), educational programs for schools (both environmental and cultural), accredited training and work-experience programs, non-profit income generating programs (café, nursery and the market), recreational activities and courses for adults and children, celebratory festivals (including the Kingfisher Festival, Harvest Festival) and a volunteer program.

Background and Aim of the Position

CERES Fair Food is an exciting social enterprise aiming to build a more resilient food supply system. The service has a number of key objectives, which are to:

We are rapidly expanding and are now looking for reliable, punctual part-time driver/packers who have a positive, ‘can do’ attitude and outlook. You will have previous driving experience in Melbourne, preferably in a role which is time critical, so you will need to be able to think on your feet and have a certain amount of flexibility. This role also requires someone with a friendly disposition as there will be some customer contact and it’s important that you able to develop and sustain relationships.

In return we offer a fun and supportive environment in which to work. You will be playing a key part in an exciting, dynamic and completely ethical organisation that is a force for social change.

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Skills, Experience, and Qualities Important to Position (Selection Criteria)

 

Conditions of Employment

 

To Apply for this Position

Submit an application including details of:

 

Please forward applications to:

Jesse Hull

CERES Fair Food 6/198 Beavers Road Northcote, Vic, 3070

Or email jesse@ceresfairfood.org.au

Applications close Wednesday 5th September at 5pm.

8 Responses

  1. Thanks for posting this.
    My name is Gerard and i would like to express intrest in the above position.I have lived in Northcote for the past 12 years and have worked in melbourne for the past 15 years for various community organisation. I am interested in the position of driver packer. Currently i work locally for my self in maintenence and general odd jobs as i have a trade.
    I have a current drivers licence and have much experience in delivery, packing vans loading and unloading. I have good people skills and i also enjoy working for community organisations. I would be happy to send my resume and discuss further this position.
    Gerard Daly.
    0407059915

  2. Hi Gerald,

    Thanks for your interest and enthusiasm!
    To apply for this Position could you please submit an application including details of:

    -Your Response to the Selection Criteria
    -Qualifications
    -Previous work experience
    -Indication of involvement and/or commitment to environmental and social justice issues
    -Curriculum Vitae
    -Three Referees

    Please email this information to Jesse Hull at jesse@ceresfairfood.org.au

  3. Hi Steve,

    You are correct. This is a typo. In any case, we have decided to take applications on a rolling basis, so please feel free to apply.

    Thanks for your question.

    CERES Fair Food

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