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We are looking for someone who shares our passion for improving the food landscape in Scotland and the lives of those who live here. You will have a good understanding of social enterprises, small charitable organinsations and education in Scotland. You will be required to contribute to the governance of the organisation including attendance at monthly board meetings – contributing to othe strategic direction of the organisation, overseeing governance and legal obligations.

About Edinburgh Food Social

Our goals are to: Enhance lives and improve health through learning about food. Build confidence by giving people the skills and resources to provide for themselves and their families. Provide safe places for community meals and food events. Nourish people by providing easier access to sources of good food.

Experience Required

Secretary – someone to ensure the smooth running of the Board meetings by sending out the papers and taking minutes. Funding & Fundraising – someone with the expertise who can aid, shape & guide this work. Education – someone with a grasp of school education in Scotland.

Training Details

Various different governance training programmes will be offered to the Board on an ongoing basis

Flexibility & Commitment


2 days per month for 1 year

Location/Travel Details

Meetings usually take place at our kitchen in Craigmillar but will occasionally take place online or in other locations across the city.


Short form will be completed and receipts/copies of receipts provided

Accessibility Details

  • Support Workers Welcome
  • Large print
  • Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs