We are Hiring : Efficient & Healthy Cooking, Workshop Leader

Efficient & Healthy Cooking, Workshop Leader
• 10 hours/week (40% remote)
• Salary: £20/hr
• Self-employed (responsible for their own tax/NI/pension)
• Fixed term contract for 22 months
• Deadline for application: Noon, Monday 27 May, 2024

Do you have a passion for efficiency and health?
Do you want to support your community through food education?
If so, our Community Workshop Leader role could be for you!

About the program
Funded by the Volant Trust, “Efficient and Healthy Cooking”, will bring women, including lone
isolated mothers, from minority ethnic, migrants and refugee backgrounds, together and
provide them with an educational and practical program about the health benefits of using fresh
ingredients, efficiency in shopping and cooking, and passing on budgeting tips for keeping food
bills as low as possible whilst eating well. The sessions will happen once a week. Each session
will entail 1 hour theory, 2 hours shopping, and 3 hours kitchen time. The project worker will
instruct and lead the group. participants will learn:
1-Efficiency and sustainability in the context of preparing meals for the family
2-How to avoid compromising health and nutrition
3-How to source ingredients for cooking efficiently
4-How to shop for food considering efficiency and sustainability
5-Practicing efficient and sustainable recipes and cooking methods in a kitchen
6- Learning and practicing food waste elimination and left-over management.

About you
We are looking for someone who shares our passion for health, efficiency and sustainability.
You should also have:
• Excellent communication skills
• Experience of working in a group setting
• Experience of building trusted relationships
• Experience of leading cooking/meal preparing programs.

About us
ELREC, a charity founded in 1971, is a member of the Scottish Alliance of Regional Equality
Councils and has a remit to work across the areas of the City of Edinburgh, East Lothian,
Midlothian, and West Lothian Councils. Pursuing our main objective of standing for equality and
fighting against discrimination, ELREC is a channel to voice and support people from protected
characteristics, including ethnic minorities, and migrants and refugees. We pursue our goals by
conducting various projects and services. You can find out more about our impact and our
values online.

Application notes
Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 27th May 2024
Enquiries: mrostami@elrec.org.uk

Click the link  to know more about the Project and Job Description: https://www.elrec.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/EHC-Project-brief-and-role-description.pdf 



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