Position: Field to Table Coordinator
Type: full-time 1-year contract
Location: Mississauga, Peel Region/GTA, Ontario
Who we are: Ecosource is an innovative environmental organization that empowers the community to become more environmentally responsible through creative public education. We specialize in hands-on programming that aims to increase environmental sustainability in Peel Region and beyond. Learn more about our work at http://www.ecosource.ca.
The position: Ecosource recently launched a Local Food Hub in the heart of Mississauga. With new on-site facilities, including a commercial teaching kitchen and demonstration food garden, we are looking for someone to help us develop new hands-on programming. The Field to Table Coordinator will support community education workshops and events about local food, as well as support farmer’s market outreach and urban agriculture food production. You are an enthusiastic, innovative and self-starting individual who has the experience necessary to develop educational local food programming and support community outreach.
This is a full-time 1-year contract at 35 hours per week, with the possibility of extension dependent on funding. Some evening and weekend work will be required. Salary is in the mid $40,000s (dependent upon experience) and a comprehensive benefits package is offered. Ecosource offers a great team-oriented work environment with excellent opportunities for skills expansion. Ecosource provides equal opportunity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified persons.
Deadline for applications is Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 at midnight.
Interviews are planned for the week of December 19th with a start date of early January 2019. A Police Record Check will be required upon hiring.
Qualified applicants please submit a cover letter and resume detailing how your experience matches with each of the qualifications listed for this position via e-mail to: Merissa Nudelman, Local Food Manager, Email: mnudelman ecosource.ca* .
Documents should be formatted in Microsoft Word or PDF format (preferred). Please note that resumes without a cover letter or generic cover letters and resumes, will not be reviewed. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Dec 31 1969 ID: 49475