About Food Banks Canada
Food Banks Canada supports a unique network of over 4,700 food-related organizations in every province and territory that provides support to Canadians who visit food banks over 1.1 million times each month. Together, the network annually shares over 200 million pounds of essential safe, quality food; provides social programs that help to foster self-sufficiency and advocates for policy changes that will help create a Canada where no one goes hungry.
About the Role
The Policy and Advocacy Officer is responsible for assisting the Manager of Government Relations and Advocacy and the Chief Network Services Officer on the development of strategy and implementation of public policy and advocacy initiatives for Food Banks Canada in collaboration with the food bank network and in support of the strategic plan. This role works with Food Banks Canada staff, the food bank network, provincial and federal government staff, and elected officials to advance long-term solutions to reduce hunger and poverty in Canada.
What You Will Be Doing
What You Will Need
Food Banks Canada is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes.
Diversity forms the foundation for excellence and Food Banks Canada seeks team members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented on any grounds listed under the Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age and/or self-identify as Indigenous (status, non-status, Metis, and Inuit).
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