Job Posting 71510

Right to Food Campaign Coordinator
FoodShare Toronto
Toronto Metro area
closed 13 days ago (Fri, 11 Jun)
full time  •  $49,999

We are currently seeking the ideal candidate to fill the position of:

Right to Food Campaign 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.

Main Tasks: Coordinate the development and implementation of a three year campaign advancing the right to food in Toronto in collaboration with the Advocacy and Programs Director. 

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Map out and implement a right to food campaign that is geared at mainstreaming the right to food within the City of Toronto
  • Collaborate with Community Food Programs staff on the development of educational materials and workshop outlines to be used in right to food workshops, ensuring education work aligns with the campaign goals 
  • Collaborate with Communications staff on the development of online campaign tools that mobilize FoodShare’s existing base of supporters around the right to food 
  • Organize events (virtual and in-person when safe) that engage FoodShare’s networks (program users, Good Food Box customers, Good Food Market Coordinators) around the right to food 
  • Track project related costs and ensure expenses fall in line with project budget 
  • Track project related metrics and milestones
  • Support the reporting process to funders and project stakeholders 
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • 2+ years of experience in community organizing, movement organizing, and working on campaigns related to social justice issues 
  • Experience working with diverse communities and a strong foundation in anti-oppression that informs this work 
  • Knowledge of the policy landscape surrounding food security and rights based frameworks in Toronto and more broadly
  • Strong communication skills, ability to communicate persuasively with a wide variety of stakeholders 
  • Experience working in collaborative environments with staff from across multiple departments 

Job Requirements: 

  • Available to work evenings and weekends as needed, with advance notice, with time off taken in lieu 

Salary: $49,000 annually (37.5 hours per week)*

Benefits: Extended health and dental benefits at start. RRSP or TFSA contributions after successful completion of probation period. 3 weeks vacation (paid) + paid winter shutdown per year.*

Contract Type: Indefinite

Reports to: Advocacy and Programs Director 

* Note that as part of FoodShare’s commitment to equity, all staff get equal pay for equal work. As a result salaries and benefits are non-negotiable.

TO APPLY: Please send applications to FoodShare’s Human Resource Department -  by 5:00pm on Friday June 11, 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.

Please note:

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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