ID: 212235

Food and Beverage Administration

Animal Welfare Regular - more than 6 months Sydney NSW

About this opportunity

The Volunteer Food and Beverage Coordinator plays a vital role in ensuring the success of the Santa Paws event by managing all aspects of food and beverage service. This position requires strong organisational skills, attention to detail, and a passion for creating a positive experience for event attendees.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organise and manage waste disposal
  • Manage the food and beverage related administrative tasks such as; power, public liability insurance, food safety certification and any registration requirements with the local council. (Randwick Council).
  • Collaborate with the event planning team to develop a food and beverage plan that aligns with the event's theme, budget, and attendee preferences.
  • Research and secure food and beverage vendors, including caterers, food trucks, and beverage suppliers, ensuring they meet the charity's requirements and budget constraints.
  • Coordinate menu selection, dietary accommodations, and food safety practices with vendors to ensure a high-quality dining experience for attendees.
  • Manage all aspects of food and beverage service during the event, including setup, replenishment, and cleanup, ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Monitor inventory levels and track expenses related to food and beverages to stay within budget constraints and provide post-event reconciliation.
  • Collaborate with the Events Coordinator and Marketing team to promote food and beverage vendors to enhance the event experience and increase revenue.


  • Previous experience in food and beverage management, catering, or event planning preferred.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of food safety regulations and best practices.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Passion for animal welfare and the Santa Paws’ mission.


  • Opportunity to gain valuable experience in event planning and food and beverage management.
  • Work closely with a passionate team dedicated to helping dogs in need.
  • Build connections with like-minded individuals in the community.

Suitable for
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Working with Animals