We’re Hiring! Oasis Food Hub Project Assistant – Community Engagement

Commitment: 35 hours per week, for 8 weeks
Salary: $14/hr
Start Date: May 27th, 2019

How to apply: send your resume to sjtcommunitycoop@gmail.com We will send you an application form which you will need to fill out and send back to us by May 10. We will then contact those we are interested in for an interview.

Job Description: Seeking an outgoing community activator for the OASIS Food Hub – a community-run initiative to increase healthy and affordable and climate-resilient food in the St. James Town neighbourhood. This is an innovative food security project in the early stages of development that will be the first of its kind in the world.

This summer, we will be focused on increasing community awareness and commitment to the project. You will be a part of a two-person team – supported by member-owners of the St. James Town Co-op – focused on:
• Networking and Presenting to Community Groups such as Resident Associations
• Outreach at Street Festivals
• Run a 3-hr space once a week: informational sessions, co-op orientations, educational and community gatherings

• Young Person 15-30 years old (federal grant requirements)
• Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
• Preference Given to St. James Town Residents

Our ideal candidate has the following skills:
• Inter-Personal Skills
• Public Speaking
• Coordination of people and events
• Working in a diverse community

Our ideal candidate also has Knowledge/Interest/Experience in one or more of the following:
• Food Security and Climate Change
• Urban Agriculture
• Co-operatives
• Community Development
• Facilitation
• Nature-Education
• Events Coordination
• Lobbying
• Alternative Economies such as Time Banking and Gift Economy

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