Job Vacancies

We have a range of job roles available across the EMERGE Group, from drivers and depot operatives in EMERGE Recycling and FareShare Greater Manchester to woodworking roles in Touch Wood.

When vacancies arise we advertise them here, so please keep an eye on this page and on career websites and our social media accounts for notifications and details of how to apply.

 In the meantime, why not volunteer and add experience to your CV? Contact our Volunteer Team about opportunities for one off or regular volunteering on 0161 223 8200 Option 6.

Volunteer Coordinator

Full Time, Permanent
£19,000 to £23,000 per year

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Volunteering team, supporting the FareShare Greater Manchester and Touch Wood operations. It’s a busy and varied role, but primarily focuses on recruiting, engaging and retaining volunteers to support the important work we do.

The role requires someone with ideas and a good knowledge of the voluntary sector to recruit, train, and develop volunteers across our service. The Volunteer Coordinator will work closely with the Volunteering and Employability Programmes Manager to identify ongoing volunteering needs for the organisation.

You’ll be organised and highly proficient in all administrative duties. You’ll also help to manage and deliver our employability programme supporting administration of short courses. You must be able to provide monitoring data to be used in compiling monthly reports for Board meetings, funding reports and audit purposes. You’ll have strong communication skills including a good telephone manner and be confident in dealing with enquiries at all levels.  We reach a wide variety of people from different backgrounds, abilities and communities.

We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest pool, reflecting the diverse range of people we support.

Closing date for completed applications is noon on Friday 28th January 2022.  Interviews are expected to take place during week commencing 31st January 2022.  


Operations Supervisors

Full Time, Permanent
£10.50 per hour

Our Operations Supervisors are a key part of the FareShare Greater Manchester operations team.  This role splits its key responsibilities between the Food Allocations and Warehouse teams to effectively redistribute surplus food to our Community Food Members (CFMs).   You’ll be involved in a wide range of duties including

  • receiving food deliveries from suppliers,
  • quickly and accurately recording goods-in,
  • inputting information into our database,
  • speaking with our CFMs to confirm their orders,
  • supervising staff and volunteers in the Warehouse,
  • picking and packing orders,
  • keeping compliance-related paperwork accurate and up-to-date and
  • ensuring we meet relevant Food Safety and Health & Safety standards at all times.

Alongside your commitment to reducing food waste and food poverty, you’ll have: a “can do” flexible approach to your work, outstanding organisational and admin skills, top-notch communication skills, experience supervising people in a busy operational environment, a good level of IT literacy, and first-rate attention to detail.   We support a wide variety of people from different backgrounds, abilities and communities and so you’ll be able to demonstrate your commitment to respecting and embracing diversity.

Closing date for completed applications is noon on Monday 31st January 2022.  Interviews are expected to take place during week commencing 7th February 2022.