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Food Safety/Handling Teacher

SisterWorks Inc.
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SisterWorks is a partner of UN Women to deliver the UN Women’ Second ChanceEducation pilot project in Australia. SisterWorks provides training programs to the most vulnerable women with little English of Refugee and migrant backgrounds. As a Food Safety Teacher, you will be working with 1 other teacher to deliver the food safety content of our 8-week Cooking and Nutrition Programme. The programme is designed to teach our sisters the content and knowledge needed to sit the Food Handlers VIC Level 1 exam.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Welcoming Sister Entrepreneurs, encouraging them to know each other and ensuring they have a positive experience during the training
  • Create an engaging and interactive learning environment that our sisters can get really get involved in
  • Use available SisterWorks tools, such as learning guides, teaching guides and videos to deliver classes that focus on:
  • food safety
  • food safety hazards
  • Keeping foods safe
  • cross-contamination
  • personal health
  • Support the students in their learning and exam process

Desired experience and qualifications:

  • Minimum Food Handlers VIC certification
  • Desirable, Food Handlers Supervisor VIC
  • Prior experience working with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds
  • Ability to lead activities and teach others
  • Good listening and observation skills
  • Capacity to work as part of a team

This role is best suited to someone

  • with a good command of spoken and written English
  • is confident working with women of varied cultural backgrounds and limited English skills;
  • has a warm and inviting personality
  • who is organised and proactive; and
  • can work in a dynamic environment and problem solve challenges with a positive ‘can-do attitude

What SisterWorks has for you The organisation will provide you with a great learning opportunity where you will be able to show your skills and will also nurture yourself by working in a diverse cultural atmosphere. We will acknowledge your contribution with an appreciation certificate at the time of leaving your volunteer service.  We genuinely believe in thanking everyone's effort to make a difference in the culture and community. We encourage you to come forward and be a part of the beautiful organisation. Our organisation and the community will value your contribution. Please feel free to email if you would like to discuss the opportunity, commitment, or other related questions.