Rate: $20 – 24/ hour based on experience, approx. 10-15 hours per week
Start date: asap
Ending date: October 15, 2022
WHO WE ARE
The West Village Community Development Co-operative (West Village Co-op) has worked alongside marginalized families in west-Guelph for over 20 years providing accessible recreation and educational programs, community events, food and other supports.
The West Village Co-op is seeking an Urban Farm & Community Garden Coordinator.
We are looking for a community-minded organic grower to manage our approx ¾ acre urban farm and coordinate an approx ½ acre community garden in west-Guelph. You will join us in April in a part-time capacity (working 2-3 days for approx. 10-15 hours/ week) to organize all aspects of operating our growing spaces, including bed prep, planting, harvesting, weed management, cover crops and soil fertility. You are a grower excited about facilitating food and garden workshops for our community gardeners and have some experience working in community settings. This position will occasionally connect with a Garden Advisory Committee. You will also assign and oversee the work of our seasonal urban farm staff (1-2 university students) in running the summer co-op farm.
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HOW TO APPLY
Application deadline: Friday, April 29, 2022, 4:00pm
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In keeping with the West Village Co-op’s organizational value of inclusivity, it is our aim to have a staff team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We provide equal opportunity in employment and encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including Back, Indigenous peoples, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S persons and others.
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: Apr 18 2022 ID: 64021