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Community Larder Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,030
  • Renfrewshire with hybrid working
  • Closing 9th October 2023

  • Advertised from 18th September 2023
  • 12 Months Contract, 35 Hours per week,



Local Energy Action Plan is a registered charity operating in Renfrewshire. This role sits within LEAP Together, an area of the organisation with the following aims:

  • Building resilience locally by improving community services and facilities, through environmentally sustainable means
  • Tackling social isolation and food insecurity locally
  • Improving wellbeing within the community
  • Creating meaningful volunteering opportunities


Our Community Larder is currently based out of premises at Lochhead Gardens with over 500 member households / c1300 individuals. The objective is to redistribute food and other basic household items which would otherwise be going into landfill, reducing unnecessary waste and production. We are also reducing food insecurity within our community. We are moving through a time of significant development and our vision is that the site will become a social space, where community members will meet and events and activities will take place. We operate the project along the guidelines for Dignified Food Provision.


Reporting to the Project Manager, the role can be split between home and on-site working, at the Community Larder or out of our shared workspace on Lochwinnoch High Street. The role will involve management of two members of staff, to ensure smooth operation of the service, and coordinating a large Volunteering Team.

Offering volunteering opportunities is as important as any other part of our work, and a focus of this role will be managing and developing those individuals to ensure the work is meaningful and their development is prioritised. It will also involve building partnerships with local people and organisations.


This role is offered at £30030 pa. It will be hybrid working with some hours being on a set schedule and others being made up flexibly. It will require occasional

This role is part funded by the National Lottery Community Led Fund.

Application notes

To apply, please forward your CV to together with a covering letter.

Deadline Monday 9th October, 12pm.