Get involved

Some of the ways you can be involved with Arun and Chichester Food Partnership, including the latest events and opportunities.

Ways to be involved

Good Food Charter

Read our Good Food Charter and see what small changes you or your business can make to improve the local food system.

Good Food Charter

In your area:

Find out what food projects are there in your area.

Check out our community food map and filter by informal food provision, lunch club or foodbank to see what is happening and how you can get involved as a volunteer or access help.

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Current opportunities

If you are currently working in the local food industry or community sector and want to learn more about what we do and how to get involved, get in touch and we can arrange a call or visit.

Interested in community food growing? We are looking for people to join the ‘Arun Community Growers’ where we are building a network of like-minded people interested in growing food as part of a team. Visit our Facebook page to find out more.

We are currently looking for people to join the Littlehampton Grow Club which happens on Tuesday afternoons and takes place across different venues.

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 Volunteer roles

Interested in volunteering with a local food project? Get in touch and we can help match you with an opportunity.


No events currently planned – check back soon.


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Paid vacancies

 Operations Coordinator (Part time / Permanent Contract)

Chichester District Foodbank is a vibrant and ever-evolving community project which provides emergency food to over 7000 local people every year. We are looking to employ a part time (30 hours per week) Operations Coordinator for the North of the District at £21,083.40 (£26.355 FT equivalent). Occasional weekend work. The candidate must have a clean driving license and access to a car.

As the Operations Coordinator you will oversee the running of our foodbank centres in the North of the District, Midhurst and Petworth. You will manage a team of volunteers to ensure the foodbank centres run efficiently in distributing food parcels and supporting our clients. In addition, you will be responsible for the day to day operations including recruitment, induction and ongoing training of volunteers, networking with other agencies administrative duties, fund raising and maintaining legislative standards. i.e. Health & Safety.  The right person will be driven, self-motivated, be able to work in a team, enjoy problem solving and creating effective systems. There are many pressures and challenges working for a foodbank so this role will suit someone who thrives in a pressured environment.

As a Trust with a Christian foundation, the appointee will be required to work in a way that is actively sympathetic, respectful of and supportive towards the Christian values and work of the Charity.

If you would like to chat about the role or apply, please get in touch for a full job description and view the job pack here.

Tel: 01243 773687 ex2000                


Deadline for applying is 21st April 2024.  Interviews: 30th April 2024.