Job Posting 66429

Community Garden Outreach Leader
Sunset Community Association
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Sunset Community Centre (6810 Main Street)
closes in 4 days (Sat, 28 Nov)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $14.65-$17.00/hr

Sunset Community Association is seeking an energetic leader to set-up and facilitate community outreach activities with the Sunset community garden. The outreach leader will also connect with neighbourhood agencies in hosting community events and activities such as workshops, seed swaps, and special events as part of social engagement with the community.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Outreach and liaising:
    • With community groups and partners, such as SVNH, GVFB, United Way.
    • With community members and host community events and activities, such as gardening workshops, seed and plant swap, giveaway
  • Installation or set-up of planters. Handheld building tools and gardening tools will be used
  • Planting of seeds and seedlings in the community garden
  • Maintenance of garden beds on a regular basis, including weeding, pest control, deadheading, seed collection, and harvest
  • Minor maintenance and care of the garden shed
  • Managing promotion of activities and community garden
  • Seeking additional resources, including grants, to support additional community garden projects and support
  • Maintaining safety of staff and community members during work hours, community workshops and events
  • Performing basic first aid as needed
  • The development and expansion of additional community garden beds and spaces


  • Managing a small and tight budget, and light administrative duties
  • Ability to speak a second language is an asset
  • Ability to work independently and contribute positively to a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience working with all ages
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Valid First Aid and CPR, Clearance of a Police Record Check

To be eligible to participate in the Canada Summer Jobs initiative, individuals must:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations

Work Schedule: Up to 40 hrs/wk, maximum 280 hours. Part-time basis with ending date no later than Feb 28, 2021.

Community Garden Outreach Leader - An hourly wage of $14.65 – $17.00 (+4% in lieu of benefits), dependent on grant funding and budget

Please apply by Saturday, Nov 28th, 2020 with a resume and cover letter to:

Jeff Chan


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