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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.

Food Allocations Assistant

Full Time, Permanent
£9.90 per hour

Our Food Allocations Assistants allocate FareShare food to Greater Manchester community food members (CFMs), working closely with the Warehouse team to ensure timely, accurate and food safety compliant deliveries and collections.

Key responsibilities include

  • confirming food orders with CFMs on the phone or via email using our in-house database system
  • ensuring food coming in to the Warehouse is entered quickly and accurately onto the database to avoid wastage
  • managing any issues or problems experienced by CFMs with care and attention
  • understanding and following all food safety and other relevant procedures
  • training and supporting our team of Food Allocations volunteers where needed
  • supporting the Warehouse operation by doing goods-in, and picking and packing orders where required 

Working alongside a team of staff and volunteers, the successful candidate will be committed to providing outstanding customer service to our CFMs.  You will need strong communication skills, attention to detail, the ability to juggle priorities calmly and effectively, and a positive can-do attitude to succeed in this role.  You’ll also need to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and the ability to build the trust and engagement of our CFMs.  Experience using standard MS Office packages is essential, and previous experience using in-house databases is desired.  

Closing date for completed applications is noon on Monday 30th May 2022.  Interviews are expected to take place during week commencing 6th June 2022.


WEEE Recycling Assistant

Warehouse Operative

Touch Wood Operative

Between 15 and 21 hours per week

Temporary contract to 30 November 2022

£9.90 per hour

These are supported green job vacancies, offered through the Green Employment and Skills partnership led by One Manchester.  Recruitment will be targeted to individuals who are located within Manchester (targeting North and East Manchester) who are unemployed, and who face barriers to employment.

Individuals recruited to the roles will benefit from additional support from a Green Employment Coach providing, employment support, coaching, and referral into aligned training offers. If you are successful, we will provide you with an induction to the organisation goals and procedures and various wider training opportunities through attendance at workshops/ seminars/ events that we and our partners are running across the city to give industry insights. All employees will also receive Carbon literacy training.

Application details

Click to complete the Expression of Interest form and one of the Green Employment and Skills Partnership team will be in touch to discuss further: