Hours: 30 hours/week
Start date: August 19, 2019 (flexible)
Duration: up to 42 weeks
Compensation: $423/week in employment benefits, with possibility for some top-up pending funding
Application deadline: Please apply on or before July 26, 2019
Eligibility: JCP/EI elig. (see "Eligibility", below)
The Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO) supports farmers to build resilient ecological farms and grow a strong knowledge-sharing community. Established in 1979 by farmers - for farmers, EFAO is a membership organization that focuses on farmer-to-farmer education and research. EFAO brings farmers together so that they can learn from each other and improve the health of their soils, crops, livestock and the environment, while running profitable farm businesses. Our main activities include workshops, farm tours, kitchen table meetings, an advisory service, farmer-led research, an annual conference and a bi-monthly newsletter.
ABOUT THE POSITION
EFAO is looking for a motivated and organized individual to support the development of new special events and communications in celebration of the association’s 40th Anniversary, and the redesign of our print newsletter. The position will also provide opportunities to connect with Ontario’s ecological agriculture community and take part in a dynamic grass-roots organization dedicated to supporting farmers.
This position is funded through the Ontario Jobs Creation Partnership (OJCP) program. Please see eligibility requirements below.
Working with EFAO’s Education Director, tasks of the Special Events Coordinator may include the following:
Newsletter Redesign and Development
Outreach and Communication:
This position is funded through the Ontario Jobs Creation Partnership (OJCP) program. Participants will be paid the maximum employment benefits for up to 42 weeks. Please see this Q and A for more information.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jul 4 2019 ID: 54094