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Position: Food Programmer
Type: full-time July 4 - Sept 1
Organization: Evergreen
Location: Evergreen Brick Works, Toronto, Ontario

Evergreen is a national not-for-profit organization that makes cities more livable. By deepening the connection between people and nature, and empowering Canadians to take a hands-on approach to their urban environments, Evergreen is improving the health of our cities—now and for the future.

Overview: The Food Programmer will coordinate Evergreen Adventure Camp’s lunch program, as well as develop and facilitate all food related programs.


  • Coordinates lunch program with Café Belong
  • Adheres to all safe food handling policies
  • Maintains and organizes the kitchen and outdoor oven areas
  • Cleans all dishes and equipment from lunch program
  • Plans and delivers all camp food related programs
  • Works with the gardener to include produce grown on-site and utlilize vermi-composting system
  • Develops program to track food waste from lunch and food programs
  • Facilitates weekly pizza program, including use of the outdoor wood oven
  • Supports and mentors volunteers
  • Assists with daily extended care program
  • Participates in daily camp debriefs
  • Assumes Camp Counsellor duties as required


Models Evergreen’s Core Values

  • Attention to detail. Does not let important details slip through the cracks.
  • Calm under pressure. Demonstrate composure in stressful situations.
  • Communication. Speak, listen and write in a clear, confident, respectful, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Customer-focus. Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external customers/donors to meet or exceed their expectations and receives positive feedback from internal and external customers/donors.
  • Flexibility/adaptability. Flexible, versatile and/or tolerant in a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency. Adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Cope effectively with complexity and change.


Reporting Relationships:

  • Supervised by: Camp Director
  • Supervises: Volunteers


  • 2-3 years of previous work/volunteer food programming experience
  • Standard First Aid and CPR ‘C’
  • Vulnerable Sector Police Records Check
  • Food Handlers certificate an asset
  • Experience using an outdoor wood burning oven, an asset
  • Experience in a camp setting, an asset

Working Conditions:

  • Working outdoors in inclement weather
  • Standing for long periods of time

Hours of Work:

  • Available between the hours of 8 am - 6 pm, Monday to Friday
  • Full time, 9 weeks, July 4 - Sept 1
  • Available for pre-camp training June 24, 26 - 29

Must be legally able to work in Canada

A Police Record Check is required for this position

Cover letters and resumes can be submitted by e-mail to:
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Please Reference “Camp Food Programmer” in the subject line.

By Mail to Attention: Human Resources
Centre for Green Cities, Suite 300
Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3X8

Evergreen welcomes applications from persons of diverse backgrounds and is an equal opportunity employer.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Evergreens Accommodation policy. Applicants please make your needs known in advance.

We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. No phone calls please.

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FoodWork ID: 38173       Date posted to Feb 10 2017