Hiring Food Security Assistant

Hiring Food Security Assistant
Full NameSSI Farmland Trust
Rate$20/hr
LocationThe Root Food Hub and the Burgoyne Valley Community Farm

Duration: 35 hrs/week, 8 weeks

Responsibilities:

Assisting the Burgoyne Community Farm’s Operations Manager
- volunteerism, education, soil building, invasive plant removal, brush cutting, grass trimming, assisting in building passing lanes, Environmental Farm Plan research, and assisting with farm tax application

Assisting the Local Food Share Program
- Hosting weekly gatherings at The Root where local gardeners drop off their extra produce to swap with each other, assisting with day to day operations for the Root Food Hub, and based on time and interest, possibility to assist with fruit harvesting

Qualifications:
- Between the ages of 15 - 30
- Interested in growing skills in agriculture, non-profits, food security, and community building
- Canadian Citizen or permanent resident

How to Apply:
If you are passionate about agriculture and making a difference, please submit your resume and a cover letter describing in a few sentences about why you feel you’d be a great fit for this role. Please include the cover letter and resume as one PDF file. We will be accepting applications until May 21. View full job description here: https://www.ssifarmlandtrust.org/post/hiring-food-security-assistant

Applications can be submitted to: info@ssifarmlandtrust.org

The SSI Farmland Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, communities and experiences. We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where differences are valued and respected. We believe that diversity enhances our ability to serve our mission and enriches the work experience for all employees and volunteers. You may request a copy of our policies and procedures to see what we have in place to support this mission.

May 8, 2024 4:45 PM

34 days, 14 hours

Listing ID 932663c0c793a3af
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