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Pecan is a highly respected and dynamic Christian charity. We have been working throughout Southwark for 30 years, helping people who face seemingly impassable barriers to find a way through, re-write their futures and flourish. Our strong staff and volunteer team work with the most vulnerable people to transform lives and communities. Our work is founded on our mission, vision and values, and we are committed to showing kindness, raising self-belief and inspiring hope for the future in the individuals we serve.
When working for Pecan, you can expect to become a valued member of a diverse and supportive team. In addition to a place in our 30-year legacy, you will receive a generous holiday allowance, pension contribution and life assurance cover. You can also expect regular team meetings and social opportunities, and a variety of other benefits. Read about our Christian Ethos here.
We are an equal opportunities and disability-friendly employer. We guarantee to offer an interview to those with a disability who meet the minimum criteria.
Southwark Foodbank Warehouse Coordinator
Part time £22,300 pro rata | Permanent | Based in Peckham
Coordinate volunteers in the warehouse
Controlling stock levels
Monitoring Health and Safety
Receiving deliveries and donations
Please read the Job Description before applying.
To apply please send a CV and 1 page covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
In the covering letter please address these 7 questions:
Why do you want to work for Pecan?
What does Kindness, Belief and Hope mean to you?
What is your experience of managing volunteers?
What relevant warehouse/logistics experience do you have?
How do you meet our driver requirements on the person specification?
What IT experience do you have?
Anything else you would like to tell us?
As we are looking to start the post during a time when public transport is under tremendous strain, we are looking for candidates who can get to Peckham High Street SE15, by alternative travel options.
Closing Date: 9am, Friday 10th July
Interview Date: Wednesday 15th July
If you have any further questions please email email@example.com
3 year term | Based in Peckham
Pecan values diversity in its Board and welcomes applications from all sections of the Christian community. We are especially keen to recruit; more members of the BAME communities in Southwark, young people and people who have experienced any of our services.
We are looking for people with the following experiences;
Being a church leader in Southwark or have received a service from Pecan
Or worked in any of the following sectors; charity, commercial or public services
Expected time commitment
Pecan’s Trustees meet a minimum of 4 times a year as a full board. Sub committees meet 2 to 3 times a year. The Trustees also communicate regularly with the CEO via email and phone. We expect all trustees to be active.
Please read the Recruitment Pack before applying.
To apply please send a CV and covering letter to
In the covering letter please address these questions:
Why do you want to be a Trustee of Pecan?
What do our values of Kindness, Belief and Hope mean to you?
What skills and experience will you bring to Pecan?
Please email your application by Monday 10th August 2020 to
An informal evening meeting with two Trustees between 24th August and 4th September 2020 at your home or Pecan’s office.
Meet with the CEO at Pecan’s office between 7th and 15th September 2020
If you have any further questions please email
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WHY WORK FOR PECAN?
At Pecan we are committed to transforming lives through kindness, belief and hope by enabling individuals to believe in their potential. As a Christ centred organisation we seek to treat all people with inclusivity, openness and respect, demonstrating Jesus’ grace and love in action.
Pecan's 30 year legacy working in the community of Southwark
8% pension contribution
Generous holiday allowance
Life Assurance Cover
(4 times annual salary)
Accredited London Living Wage Employer
Up to £100 contribution towards the cost of glasses
Employee Assistance Programme
In-house fruit and veg rota
Regular appraisal and supervision
Internal and external training programmes
Certified Disability Confident Employer
Wellbeing programme for physical and mental wellbeing
Free Perkbox membership
Based in vibrant Peckham
Regular prayer together
4 team away days annually
Investors in People
19 years continuous recognition.
We currently hold a Silver accreditation.
The 2017 report states:
“100% of people feel appreciated for the work that they do at Pecan. It is a very positive environment in which to work and there is much praise from leaders, managers and colleagues.”