07 April 2011

Myatt's Fields Park Little Cat Cafe advertises for Food Manager

Myatts Fields Park cafe on Vassall View Vassallview.com
Myatt's Fields Park Food Manager vacancy
As a result of the funding previously announced and £55,000 from the Big Lottery Fund’s Local Food scheme  the Little Cat Cafe Cafe in Myatt's Fields Park in Vassall Ward in Lambeth is advertising for a Food Manager to develop the cafe into a financially sustainable business.

The Manager will help to develop a menu for the cafe using local recipes and locally grown food from the park greenhouse. The food manager will also run a range of food based projects using greenhouse vegetables and fruits where possible. These include an older people's lunch club, a parent's breakfast club, a Food Heroes club (where local people are paid to share their family recipes with other people) and a Young Food Heroes club.

Food Manager
for Myatt’s Fields Park 
Two year Fixed Term until 2013
Part Time 21 Hours per week £17,600 per annum

Myatt’s Fields Park has undergone a £3 million renovation which was completed in 2010.We are now building on this with an exciting new food project which involves using food grown in our greenhouses to
supply our café, as well as a range of food projects.Funding from the Big Lottery Fund’s Local Food scheme has been secured for a Food Manager who will manage and develop our café business as well as running food based community projects in the park.

Your aim will be to develop a food project in Myatt’s Fields Park which will promote healthy eating, provide training and employment, develop a local food culture and showcase locally grown food.

You will be part of a partnership spanning London Borough of Lambeth and the voluntary sector, breathing new life into a much-loved local park.

How to Apply: email Lindsay Avebury lindsayavebury@hotmail.com or telephone 020 7640 2306 for an application pack.
CVs and covering letters to be returned to: Lindsay Avebury, chair, Myatt’s Fields Park Project Group,
26 Flodden Road, SE5 9LH
Closing date for applications: 22nd April 2011

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Myatts Fields Park Project website

Myatt's Fields Park is situated in Camberwell: between Calais Street, Cormont Road and Knatchbull Road, SE5 in Vassall Ward in Lambeth.