We are currently seeking the ideal candidate to fill the position of:
CAMH Garden Coordinator and Community Gardens Lead
At FoodShare, we advocate for food justice by supporting community-based food initiatives and through ongoing advocacy and public education. Our vision is a Toronto where all people can feed themselves, their loved ones and their communities with dignity and joy.
This position is responsible for the Sunshine Garden and Greenhouse space at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), as well as facilitating workshops, garden installations, and resource connections for community gardens across the city.
Duties include (but are not limited to):
Participate in FoodShare staff and team meetings, all staff training, board staff retreat and reporting requirements such as timesheets and handle other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience:
Salary: $42,500/ Annually (for 37.5 hours per week)
Benefits: Extended health and dental benefits (class A) at start. RRSP or TFSA contributions after successful completion of probation period.
Location of Position: Community Food Growing Programs
Contract Type: Full time indefinite
Reports to: Community Food Growing Senior Manager
TO APPLY: Please send applications to FoodShare’s Human Resource Department - by 5:00pm on Sunday April 18, 2021. Please note that only candidates selected to move forward in the hiring process will be contacted.
FoodShare’s recruitment process involves the anonymization of all resumes prior to their being screened by the hiring committee. This step removes applicant personal details (names, email, addresses), educational institutions, years of work experience, and personal interests to reduce potential for bias. Please make sure to detail your experience in your resume/ cover letter to ensure the committee has the information they need to assess your qualifications for the role.
Thank you for your interest in joining our team!
FoodShare is a food justice organization. This means that we are committed to working to identify and dismantle systemic forms of oppression that cause and perpetuate food security inequities.
Racialized people and others from equity-seeking groups are over-represented in food insecurity and poverty statistics, but are significantly under-represented in community based food organizations. We believe that those most affected by an issue must have access to paid positions in organizations tasked with challenging poverty and food insecurity. FoodShare strives to create a workspace that reflects the diversity of identities and lived experiences that exist within the communities we work alongside.
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