AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS VOLUNTEERS - ABV
We currently have a volunteer opportunity for the following:
Emergency Strategy Planner
Make an Impact and difference that people feel.
Join Australian Business Volunteers on our mission to positively change communities. Whether you are an individual or a business, you can create vibrant and viable communities.
What we do
ABV delivers economic change to communities across the globe through donated business expertise. We create self-reliance and resilience and leave a lasting economic impact – one that endures generations.
How we do it?
We offer meaning opportunities for skilled business professionals to volunteer their expertise across communities in Australia and the Pacific. We work with communities to understand their needs and work with our Skilled Business Volunteers to match them to projects, that bring the right skills at the right time to help deliver outcomes.
About the opportunity
Primary Purpose of the Position
South Coast Community Kitchen provide food boxes to families that need food assistance. Operations include sourcing food products, managing storage, packing and distribution to identified recipients. It is run out of 2 hubs: 1 based in Moruya and servicing 25 households, and another based in Batemans Bay servicing 45 households. Recipients of food boxes are assessed and have been identified to be amongst the most in need of this assistance with the local communities. The program: sources food supply, sometimes produces cooked/baked food if this is deemed most appropriate, then delivers food recipients. Logistics include ensuring a steady supply of food, volunteer resourcing, pick-up, storage, preparation, packing, and distribution. A strategic plan needs to be drawn up to enable continued operations during disasters, emergencies or otherwise extreme situations.
• Expertise in project planning
• Experience in the areas of food security, supply change logistics, general logistics, and/or emergency management.
- Key Dates: Start ASAP
- Duration: 2-3 months, 3 hours per week
- Location: Remote/Online
- Partner Location: South Coast NSW
Interested to Apply?
Please note, if you are interested in applying for the role, we will require you to meet the following criteria:
- 5 years professional experience in the relevant field
- Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident residing in Australia. Australian Citizens residing overseas may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- Willingness to complete a National Police Check
- Willingness to complete a Working with Children Check
- Covid 19 Vaccination
What will happen next?
Our volunteer recruitment team will be in touch with you to advise you of the next steps.
Find out what our volunteers love most about working with our communities:
Throughout our 40-year history, ABV has relied on our passionate and committed volunteers who use their impressive business skills to build marketplaces, mentor entrepreneurs, strengthen institutions and transform communities.
Visit our website to see more about what our volunteers have be involved in and view their stories.
ABV is an equal opportunity employer and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally & linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds are encouraged to apply for this position.