(Maternity Leave Coverage)
Loving Spoonful works toward a healthy, food-secure community in Kingston, Ontario, by facilitating fresh food access, food education and community engagement. Fresh food delivery, school GROW Project garden programming, Community Kitchen programs and engaging the community around creating a better food system are all priorities for Loving Spoonful’s work.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Food Education Manager provides comprehensive management of the food education programs for Loving Spoonful including, but not exclusive to Community Kitchens and the GROW Project. The Manager is responsible for food education programming through appropriate long-range planning, staff and volunteer management and program scheduling, tracking, reporting, evaluation, outreach and recognition. Responsibility for program funding, creation and maintenance of partnerships, and staff hiring are shared with the ED.
The position is full-time 40 hrs/week for a 13-month maternity leave contract beginning on July 17th, 2018. The nature of work means that the Manager must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as required.
The Wage: $48,000 to $ 52,000 + vacation, commensurate with experience.
The Ideal Candidate
We are looking for a candidate with leadership experience and a passion for food security and non-profit work. They are able to manage multiple projects, guide staff, and ensure timely reporting on the successful implementation of diverse food education programs while planning for future programming. They inspire staff and the public about creating a healthier food system for all through food education and community building programs. They have related management experience, are highly organized and have demonstrated success building and maintaining strong community partnerships and delivering on program goals.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Health and Safety
Because of the changing nature of work and work to be done, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.
How to Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59pm Tuesday, May 29th, 2018. We appreciate all applications, but are unable to respond to all applicants.
Loving Spoonful is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applicants from candidates of diverse race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
Loving Spoonful will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodations during the interview process, please include them with your application.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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FoodWork ID: 45669 Date posted to FoodWork.ca: May 14 2018