Community Fruit Harvesting

Community Organisation

Community Fruit Harvesting
6 Hollyhock Place
Browns Bay
Auckland 0630
781 days ago

Community Fruit Harvesting are looking for a Volunteer coordinator in the Bays

Di Celliers from Community Fruit Harvesting

Job Title: Auckland Area Coordinator
Purpose:
To encourage and manage the picking, preserving and distribution of excess fruit in your area. The Area Coordinator is a volunteer representative of Community Fruit Harvesting and acts as their agent to support the mission of the organisation. … View more
Job Title: Auckland Area Coordinator
Purpose:
To encourage and manage the picking, preserving and distribution of excess fruit in your area. The Area Coordinator is a volunteer representative of Community Fruit Harvesting and acts as their agent to support the mission of the organisation. Training, tools and support will be provided, to ensure success in the role.

Qualifications: This person should be:

• passionate about the prevention of food wastage and helping those less fortunate, in their community;

• have the ability to communicate effectively using email and the ability to create and edit documents in MSWord and MS Excel;

• have excellent communication skills with a pleasant manner;

• be responsible and responsive with problem-solving ability;

• have own transport and access to a mobile phone;

• be willing to learn about fruit harvesting in particular and at least some basic preserving knowledge in order to liaise with preservers.

Key Responsibilities:

• Liaise with all volunteers in their designated area by setting up a local networks of pickers and preservers

• Regular marketing and promotion of Community Fruit Harvesting in your area to source more fruit trees to pick and to generate new volunteers

• Communicate with donors and receivers to clarify their needs and satisfaction

• Assign all pickings in your area and distribute produce when received

• Ensure pickers have clear directions and necessary equipment

• Ensure pickers are clear on health and safety issues relevant to their task

• Ensure picking jobs are completed timeously

• Receive reports once pickings and distributions are completed

• Submit regular on-line reports on completion of picks, using the format provided.

• Submit regular on-line reports of fruit and preserves donated, using the format provided

• Attend training and seminar meetings when requested

• Abide by and support the philosophy, policies and guidelines of the organisation

• Form partnerships with community groups in your area

Time commitment: This varies per season and is dependant on how good the marketing is in the area. Usually Autumn (March, April) and Winter (July, August) are our busiest times, during which there could be one or two picks to organise per week. Very quiet Oct-Dec and May-June.

Please contact Di at pickfruit@xtra.co.nz if you would like to apply.

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929 days ago

Glass jars needed please

Di Celliers from Community Fruit Harvesting

Please can you save your glass jars for us? Smaller than 500g size, but not baby food jars, preferably cleaned.
We need them to make jam for the food banks. Thanks.
Please email pickfruit@xtra.co.nz if you can drop them off in Browns Bay.
We have had the busiest January ever, already donating … View more
Please can you save your glass jars for us? Smaller than 500g size, but not baby food jars, preferably cleaned.
We need them to make jam for the food banks. Thanks.
Please email pickfruit@xtra.co.nz if you can drop them off in Browns Bay.
We have had the busiest January ever, already donating about 5000kg of fruit and 500 jars of preserves this month to food banks and people in need.

1047 days ago

Preserving workshop at Kaipatiki

Di Celliers from Community Fruit Harvesting

Enjoy a relaxed and hands-on workshop. Learn to preserve seasonal fruit - Nicola will teach you how to make lemon curd, marmalade and jam.
Date: Saturday 14th October 2-4pm
Venue: Kaipatiki Youth Development Trust - Marlborough Hall
$10 entry fee - Free for Community Card holders and Student - … View more
Enjoy a relaxed and hands-on workshop. Learn to preserve seasonal fruit - Nicola will teach you how to make lemon curd, marmalade and jam.
Date: Saturday 14th October 2-4pm
Venue: Kaipatiki Youth Development Trust - Marlborough Hall
$10 entry fee - Free for Community Card holders and Student - bring ID on the day.
Register via the following link: goo.gl...
AND by buying your ticket -
Pay into our bank account: 12-3059-0027244-00.
Please use your name as the reference and event date.
This event has been kindly sponsored by the Auckland Waste Minimization Fund

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1047 days ago

Preserving workshop at Kaipatiki

Di Celliers from Community Fruit Harvesting

Enjoy a relaxed and hands-on workshop. Learn to preserve seasonal fruit - Nicola will teach you how to make lemon curd, marmalade and jam.
Date: Saturday 14th October 2-4pm
Venue: Kaipatiki Youth Development Trust - Marlborough Hall
$10 entry fee - Free for Community Card holders and Student - … View more
Enjoy a relaxed and hands-on workshop. Learn to preserve seasonal fruit - Nicola will teach you how to make lemon curd, marmalade and jam.
Date: Saturday 14th October 2-4pm
Venue: Kaipatiki Youth Development Trust - Marlborough Hall
$10 entry fee - Free for Community Card holders and Student - bring ID on the day.
Register via the following link: goo.gl...
AND by buying your ticket -
Pay into our bank account: 12-3059-0027244-00.
Please use your name as the reference and event date.
This event has been kindly sponsored by the Auckland Waste Minimization Fund

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1047 days ago

Preserving workshop at Kaipatiki

Di Celliers from Community Fruit Harvesting

Enjoy a relaxed and hands-on workshop. Learn to preserve seasonal fruit - Nicola will teach you how to make lemon curd, marmalade and jam.
Date: Saturday 14th October 2-4pm
Venue: Kaipatiki Youth Development Trust - Marlborough Hall
$10 entry fee - Free for Community Card holders and Student - … View more
Enjoy a relaxed and hands-on workshop. Learn to preserve seasonal fruit - Nicola will teach you how to make lemon curd, marmalade and jam.
Date: Saturday 14th October 2-4pm
Venue: Kaipatiki Youth Development Trust - Marlborough Hall
$10 entry fee - Free for Community Card holders and Student - bring ID on the day.
Register via the following link: goo.gl...
AND by buying your ticket -
Pay into our bank account: 12-3059-0027244-00.
Please use your name as the reference and event date.
This event has been kindly sponsored by the Auckland Waste Minimization Fund

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