Position: Market Lead
Type: summer job / age 30 & under (incl. non-students)
Organization: Fresh Roots Urban Farming Society
Location: South and East Vancouver, BC
Application Deadline: January 31, 2020
Good Food For All
Everyone should have access to healthy food, soil, and community. We enact this vision by cultivating engaging gardens and programs that catalyze healthy eating, ecological stewardship, and community celebration. Fresh Roots stewards 1/2 acre market gardens on school grounds across the lower mainland. Our fields produce good food for the community, empower youth through vocational skills development, and serve as hands-on outdoor classrooms for over 5000 students each year. Fresh Roots is blooming - we have so many great programs on the go we are looking for new team members to help us grow more food and engage more kids and youth in growing and eating good food!
Good Food, Youth Empowerment and Experiential Learning are Fresh Roots’ core programmatic pillars. You will work with the Good Food team to support our educational farms towards our production, sales and educational goals, helping make our farm spaces the best examples of educational farms on school grounds in the world!
If you love seeing food you grew from seed go into the hands of customers, organizing teams, and working to create a bridge between youth and the ecological world, this is the position for you! Through this role you will:
Position Details and Requirements
How to Apply
E-mail a short cover letter (500 words) and resume (in one document) to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and the name of the job position in the subject.
Your cover letter should address the following:
Applications must be received no later than January 31. Review of applications and interviews will begin immediately upon reception. We regret that due to the high volume of applicants only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Fresh Roots hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 8 2020 ID: 55553