Job Posting 85220

Food Justice Supervisor
Archway Community Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
Abbotsford
closes in 12 days (Fri, 8 Jul)
full time  •  $29.84 per hour

Job Summary:

We envision a world in which our food systems are sustainable, resilient, and equitable. The system is inclusive of local farms and local food producers, businesses, and individuals who are ethnically, culturally, and economically diverse, healthy, thriving and empowered.

 

The Food Justice Supervisor is responsible for effective oversight and coordination of all aspects of the daily operations of the Food Justice Program/Food Hub, including financial performance, human resources, operational systems, and stakeholder relations. Additionally, the supervisor collaborates with the Manager, Food Security to foster relationships with internal programs and community food-based organizations to address food access, food security and availability challenges.

Your Role:

Archway’s Food Justice Supervisor contributes by:

  • Developing a human rights-based approach to food, identifying program gaps, and making recommendations for improvement in current food provision strategies.
  • Overseeing the Bulk Buy Collective and the development of new programs to include a commercial kitchen, fresh food recovery, community meals and educational workshops.
  • Reaching out to internal and external stakeholders, analyzing areas of food injustice and food insecurity, and making policy recommendations.
  • Building on strengths and resources to ensure the development and implementation of strategies that contribute to and address decolonization, anti-oppression, food equity and access.

This position is a great fit for someone who has excellent communication, coordination and relationship building skills!

Our Offer

  • Wage: $29.84 per hour
  • A full-time position at 35 hours per week, between 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM weekdays; some weekend work required.
  • Hybrid work from office/work from home model.
  • Three weeks’ vacation in your first year, four weeks in your second year.
  • A great benefits package including extended health and dental, you choose your plan.
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program that includes online access to wellness resources.
  • A pension plan, Archway meets and beats your contribution.
  • In-house training opportunities.
  • Opportunity to network with Archway and community stakeholders.
  • Rewarding work in a positive environment.

Getting an Interview – you will be considered if you have:

  • A Diploma in Human Services or a related field, OR experience in Food Security, Food Justice or Human Rights.
  • At least 2 years experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in community services or related field.
  • Experience working in a position that addresses food security issues is preferred.
  • Experience giving presentations and facilitating meetings and conversations is an asset.
  • Experience managing volunteers is an asset.
  • Previous experience maintaining successful relationships with community groups, employers, government, and referral agencies is preferred.

The Job Requires you to:

  • Have a Class 5 BC Driver’s License.
  • Obtain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is a condition of employment.
  • Be available to work in person during regular working hours Monday to Friday (some weekend and evening work may be required).
  • Meet with the public, requiring adherence to COVID-19 safety protocols.
  • Handle frequent interruptions, requiring switching tasks.
  • Sit for long periods.
  • Occasionally perform some heavy lifting – 50 lbs.
  • Be knowledgeable of budgeting, budget management, and billing.
  • Be able to use virtual meeting platforms such as Microsoft Teams and Cisco WebEx.
  • Have knowledge of human rights, food justice and food security concepts, including food sovereignty, and the issues that impact food security.

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