Position: Mashkikii;aki’ing Coordinator
Organization: The Stop Community Food Centre
Location: Toronto, Ontario
ABOUT THE STOP:
The Stop Community Food Centre is a leading-edge and nationally respected non-profit organization that has been providing innovative programs and advocacy to address problems of hunger and inequality for over 35 years (www.thestop.org). The Stop’s mission is to increase access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity, builds health and community and challenges inequality.
We are looking for a candidate to lead activities at the Mashkikii;aki’ing community garden, which includes the medicine wheel garden and our greenhouse. The Coordinator will work to involve members of the community (volunteers, program participants, adults, seniors, children and youth) and deliver garden programming. The Mashkikii (MKK) Team with the Coordinator grows Native food crops, such as heritage Three Sisters, various Medicines, including the Sacred Medicines native to this territory and wild-craft directly from the Land. We also support other local Indigenous communities in planting, growing, harvesting and using these plants, with Ceremony, songs and stories.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Coordinating Garden Programs:
Qualifications & Skills:
Start date: February 11, 2019
Salary range: $43,500 - $47,000
Hours: 35 hours/week
Please submit your cover letter and resume [one (1) document] by Friday January 25th, 2019 at 12PM. Subject line: Mashkikii;aki’ing Coordinator to firstname.lastname@example.org
No faxes, emails or phone calls please. Interviews will take place week of January 28th, 2019.
The Stop Community Food Centre is committed to employment equity and encourages applicants from equity seeking groups. We regret that only those applicants being considered will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in The Stop.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 11 2019 ID: 50281