Urban Bounty (UB), formally Richmond Food Security Society is a registered charity aspiring to create a resilient local food system through education, advocacy, and community-building initiatives.
We are a small team of staff supported by volunteers all passionate about urban agriculture and food security. We live the values of the Richmond Food Charter and we courageously engage our community to address challenges. We build community and have fun doing it and hope to create long-term, tangible, systemic results. We are a living wage, equal opportunity organization and encourage Black, Indigenous, and people of colour to apply for this position.
We are looking to hire an outgoing and dynamic Urban Agriculture Program Manager for the long term. The successful candidate will manage core programs such as the Community Garden Program, the Seed Library Program and the Fruit Recovery Program. There is significant growth potential in this role, and the opportunity to be involved in the planning, design, and expansion of the organization.
The successful candidate will report to the Executive Director and must have experience and be passionate about community development. The candidate must be exceptionally organized, and a real people person with solid volunteer and project management skills.
Manage and coordinate the Richmond Community Garden Program, including:
Manage and coordinate the Richmond Community Seed Library Program, including:
Manage and coordinate the Fruit Recovery Program, including:
Have or able to get:
This position is based primarily out of the Urban Bounty office which is centrally located in Paulik Park, Richmond, BC. Travel around Richmond will be required for meetings, in-person program delivery, and events. Virtual work from home is possible with a laptop provided.
Application deadline: Ongoing, or until the position is filled. Early applications encouraged.
Start date: August 2021
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, permanent full-time. Hours are typically from Mon-Fri 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. There may be occasional events and or meetings during the evenings and weekends. Paid time off in lieu of overtime pay and flexibility in hours of work to be agreed upon with the Executive Director. A balanced work/life schedule is encouraged.
Pay: Starting at $25.85/hour during the first 6 months of probation and then a lift to $26.00 for the balance of year one. Prorated 3 weeks annual vacation + prorated 10 annual wellness days. Eligibility for basic health plan credit of $36/month after 6 months probation.
Please feel welcome to reach out in advance of applying to ask any clarifying question and send a cover letter and resume to the attention of the Executive Director, Ian Lai at firstname.lastname@example.org
We thank all applicants for their interest and only those receiving an interview will be contacted.
We acknowledge that we live, work and play on the ancestral, traditional, and unceded territory of xwm?θkw?y?m (Musqueam) peoples.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Aug 26 2021 ID: 61142