The Georgina Community Food Pantry is a charitable non-profit organization, located in Sutton, ON. We are seeking a dynamic youth who enjoys growing and cooking food to assist with our community garden and community kitchen projects. The ‘From Garden to Table Coordinator’ will work both indoors and outdoors learning the importance of food security, growing and eating locally, preserving the harvest, and gleaning from local farms. The individual will need basic food growing and food preparation skills, to help with the harvesting, preparing, and serving of fresh produce, and will assist other staff/volunteers with planned activities (i.e. meals preparation).
The preferred candidate is someone who lives within a commutable distance to The Link in Sutton West and has a driver’s license with reliable access to transportation. The position is for 30 hours/week over 16 weeks (likely five 7-hour days) with a compensation of $16.00/ hour with the position start date by mid-June. We are willing to work a flexible work schedule after August to accommodate those going back to school.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Our office hours are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, so there is some room for flexibility in hours and location. The successful candidate will benefit from a comprehensive training program, quality supervision and recognition of contributions. The Georgina Community Food Pantry (GCFP) is carefully practicing COVID-19 safety measures as ordered by York Region Public Health and as outlined in GCFP’s Emergency Action Plan. The successful candidate must be prepared to make safety provisions and be adaptable to changing requirements.
The Georgina Community Food Pantry is an equal opportunity employer. We work to develop an inclusive work environment where team members feel empowered to express authentic ideas and experiences. We welcome applications from all qualified applicants with an interest in advancing our mission, vision and values.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 3 2021 ID: 60127