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Job Number:  40310
Ottawa Community Leader
Job Posted: Thursday, 7 December 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 12 January 2018
(37 days ago)
Region: Ottawa area Type: Part time
Location: Ottawa Salary: $25,000 - $30,000 per annum

Mealshare exists because not every youth has access to enough food, and we don’t think that’s okay. We’re a non-profit social enterprise that makes it easy for people to provide meals to youth in need. Just buy a Mealshare item at any of our partner restaurants, and you’re providing one simple, healthy meal to a youth in need. We’re adding to our team of passionate change makers.

History Lesson:

We launched in the summer of 2013 with four partner restaurants in Alberta. Since then we’ve grown to 325+ restaurants in 40+ communities. The Mealshare team is a tight-knit family that works collaboratively and efficiently to do change the world. We need you to develop and foster a highly successful Mealshare program in Ottawa, leading to great restaurants joining, current partners staying involved, and passionate support from the community.

A day in the life of a Community Leader:

With support from your Community Leader Coach, you’ll manage Mealshare operations in Ottawa and be expected to:

  • Build and maintain meaningful relationships with our partner restaurants
  • Manage relations with our partner charities
  • Help cultivate Mealshare’s social media presence
  • Pitch and sell to prospective partner restaurants via emails, drop-ins, networking and cold calls
  • Secure funding and general support from the Ottawa community


What it takes:

You’ll be responsible for Mealshare’s operations in Ottawa. You’ll need a heart for helping people and a head for getting stuff done. We are looking for someone upbeat, friendly and personable with 3+ years of relevant experience. Our ideal candidate is:

  • Passionate about changing the world with their career
  • Extroverted; a natural friend maker/people person
  • Trustworthy and genuine
  • Organized and efficient
  • Hard-working with a hunger to exceed expectations
  • A cooperative team player who goes the extra mile
  • Confident and persistent
  • Flexible with hours & workplace
  • A proven self-motivated, responsible professional

Application and Details:

Send your CV to . Tell us how you heard about Mealshare, and why you want to work here. We’ll be accepting applications until Dec 31th and hope to have you start in mid-February.


This position will start at 3/4 time (based on a 45 hour work week) and we envision it growing into full time from there. Annual salary will start between $25-30k. You’ll have a flexible schedule and will work from home, coffee shops and partner restaurants.


Our vacation policy is very accommodating and Rule #1 in our Playbook is ‘Have fun’ (true story). We can’t wait to meet you!

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Send your CV and cover letter to . Tell us how you heard about Mealshare, and why you want to work here. We’ll be accepting applications until January 12th and hope to have you start in mid-February.
Contact Details:
Tanya Clubine

www:   www.mealshare.ca

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