About the position:
Common Roots Urban Farm BiHi Park is one of two Common Roots locations in the HRM. It is a hybrid garden located in Halifax West that focuses on education, community engagement, skills development and growing vegetables and flowers for sale and donation. In April 2019 the farm’s Halifax location moved from Bell & Robie to BiHi Park. Following a successful move in 2019 we are looking to engage our new community and neighbours and to increase our educational offerings.
We are looking for someone who is very passionate about local food and food skills to help us as we develop lunch and learns, schools programming and reach out to the community to engage them in our on-farm events and new market stand.
Terms of Contract
April 6 - Nov 15, 2020; 30 hrs/week including 3.5hrs most Saturdays; $18 per hour
The position is as an employee of MetroWorks Employment Association, the parent organization for Common Roots.
Duties and responsibilities:
1. Coordinate and Support Educational Activities:
2. Community Outreach:
The ideal candidate for this job will:
Deadline for applications: Sunday March 29
Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with ‘Education and Community Development Coordinator’ in the Subject line.
Please note, this position will be funded through the Job Creation Partnership.
Payment is made through Employment Nova Scotia and generally works out to be above $15/hour for a 30 hour per week position.
To be eligible, you must be unemployed, and be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. You also must meet ONE of the following:
Have a current Employment Insurance (EI) claim
Have had an EI claim that ended within the last 60 months
Have been employed with gross insurable earnings of $2000 or higher annually in at least 5 of the last 10 years.
Other criteria may apply. Please refer to: https://novascotia.ca/employmentnovascotia/programs/job-creation-partnerships.asp
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 11 2020 ID: 56402