We are currently seeking the ideal candidate to fill the position of:
Flemo Farm Community Engagement Coordinator
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.
The Flemo Farm Community Engagement Coordinator will lead the engagement of local community residents at a ½ acre hydro corridor farm in Flemingdon Park. They will work in collaboration with the Farm Coordinator to train local residents in composting, provide tours of the site, work together with the community farmers, lead the farmer’s market, and connect youth and seniors to the farm. The position also involves supervising and training participants during the growing season, designing and implementing an outreach plan, and coordinating community engagement events in close collaboration with our project partners at the Flemingdon Health Centre.
Detailed Job Description
Required Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
Please note that the successful applicant will be required to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Police Check, Food Handler’s Safety certification, and Emergency First Aid and CPR certification. FoodShare will cover the cost of these certifications
Salary: $49,000/ Annually prorated
Benefits: Reimbursement option of eligible expenses of up to $1000 (prorated based on start date)
Duration: 7-month contract - Start date to be confirmed with selected candidate (Expected start: May/June)
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract: Part-time (22.5 hours per week)
Reports to: Community Food Growing Senior Manager
TO APPLY: Please send a Cover letter and Resume to FoodShare’s Human Resource Department - by 5:00pm on May 14, 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
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