Part-time Chef Manager
(posted on 6th August 2012)
18hrs (initially) Central Edinburgh circa £23,082 pro rataThis is an unusual and exciting position for an enterprising chef who wants a job that makes a difference.
We are looking for someone to start with us on a part-time temporary basis and take on the challenge of helping us to grow a thriving business in a city centre cafe. You will be working with a crew of volunteers, all people recovering from addiction, to build a profitable cafe venture.
Jamie and Gordon can do it, can you?
Take a look at our job description and information for applicants. If you are interested, make an application by 20th August..
Please use the following links for full details and application form:
Volunteer Fundraisers Wanted!
Entrepreneurial Spirit? Logistics Whizz? Party Animal?
Comas is looking for a team of people who like organising events and activities which will attract attention and money to our organisation.
Creative fundraising is a challenge for small organisations but it is essential to our survival and our ability to do good work for social change. Comas is looking to establish a small team of volunteer fundraisers who will bring ideas and energy to developing fundraising activities which will help us to raise funds.
The team will meet once a month for 2 hours to plan fundraising events and activities. Between meetings, the team will stage the events and activities, with each team member contributing to the team task.
You will gain experience in:
Events Management | Sponsored Activities | Team Work | Leadership | Communications & PR | administration | the inside track on how fundraising works
You will bring:
A regular commitment (approx. 3 hours / week but will vary according to programme of events and activities)
Enthusiasm, good personal skills and confidence to contribute to team work
The monthly meeting will take place in Comas office (currently Abbeyhill but moving to Holyrood in the new year) and fundraising activities will take place in and around Edinburgh.
Public transport costs incurred while volunteering will be reimbursed.
For full details please see the following Volunteer Fundraisers Opportunity
To apply please complete and return the Volunteer Fundraiser Application Form
Ruth has an MBA in Public Service Management and an MSc in Community Development and Health. She is a qualified ILM 5 Coach. Over 20 years she has managed and worked for small and large voluntary organisations, local government and the Scottish Government, focusing on services to children and young people. Ruth is a Clore Social Fellow 2011
Finance and Administration Worker
Graham joined us at the beginning of November after finding out about Comas through his volunteer work with another Edinburgh charity. He has a background in property administration and is enjoying the rewarding move to third sector work.
Recovery Coaching Development Worker
Jim MacDonald is a coach and 1:1 support worker specialising in recovery from addiction
Sally is a coach and B Ed Community Education graduate, who has a diverse range of skills including hypnotherapy
Serenity Cafe Apprentice
Karen leads the Serenity Cafe Women's Group and supports volunteers.
Serenity Cafe Apprentice
Gillian supports the Serenity Cafe arts activities.
Gillian has trained in film and drama with York University and RSAMD.
Mhairi is a Psychology graduate. Her internship is focusing on community development, groupwork and communications.