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

by | May 3, 2019 | Blog & News | 0 comments

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

Requirements:
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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