Paid internship: Project support officer

Job title:                                  Project support officer (internship)

Location:                                 hybrid (Edinburgh office on Tue and Wed); some travel will be required

Hours of work:                       4 day / week

Contract type:                        fixed-term: 1st June 2024 – 31st March 2025

Salary:                                     Real Living Wage (currently £12.00/h)


About this role

The purpose of this role is to support Nourish team across a range of projects. Some of the work will be in relation to the Dignity in Practice peer learning programme and dialogues. This work seeks to embed dignity and cash-first approaches in responses to food insecurity. It will include working with community food organisations, people with experience of using community food services and local authorities.

Other work will emerge over the course of the internship and will likely include producing briefing papers and online communications, responding to government consultations and supporting stakeholder engagement.

The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues at Nourish and in the wider stakeholder network which includes small-scale farmers, academics, activists, cooks and chefs, public health professionals and many more. This role has potential to develop depending on the postholder’s skills and experience.


Application process

Please see the job description for more details. To apply, please send a completed application form to  Please also complete the equality and diversity monitoring form.

The application deadline is 12th May 2024.