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FoodShare Executive Director

The Opportunity

FoodShare Toronto, Canada’s largest food security organization is looking for a visionary, experienced non-profit manager and social enterprise innovator to manage the organization, continuing and expanding FoodShare’s 31 year history of advocating for public policies and programs that improve access to healthy affordable food for those who currently experience the most food insecurity.

The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, finances and fundraising of the organization. S/He establishes the organization’s goals, policies and strategic directions, and is responsible for the effective operation of the organization.

The Ideal Candidate

A dynamic individual and innovative thinker, the new Executive Director will bring vision and operational acuity to FoodShare. They will have a demonstrable record balancing operational requirements with commercial partnerships and social purpose innovation, within and outside an organization. The individual must be highly motivated to succeed for those FoodShare serves, and respectful of the existing culture that reflects FoodShare’s community. S/He will be collaborative, collegial, supportive and flexible in their approach

Key Areas of Responsibility

Strategy & Vision:



Advocacy & Media Relations:

Fund Raising:

Financial Planning and Responsibility:

Board Relationships:

Key Competencies

Education and Experience

For More Information

Please apply with your resume to by November 11, 2016. For more information click here to see the CharityVillage posting.

All Enquiries and Applications will be held in strict confidence. Due to the high number of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Volunteer

Volunteer with FoodShare’s Field to Table Schools program at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair,November 4 – 13th!
Over 20,000 students will be joining us in the “aMAZEing Food Journey” to bite down into some locally grown apples to be a part of our epic synchronized crunching event, The Great Big Crunch. They’ll also be growing with the coolest accessory around, their very own sprouting necklace and getting their hands dirty by exploring our hardest working team members, red wiggler worms.

If you like working with children and youth and are available for at least 4 shifts, please get in touch with us by emailing with a little bit about yourself and your experience working in this kind of environment.

Please note:
  • All successful applicants will be required to get a Vulnerable Sector Check if they don’t already have one. FoodShare can cover this cost.
  • All volunteers will be responsible for their own transport to and from Exhibition Place.
  • Reference letters will be available upon request.
Date Day Shift 1 Shift 2
4 November Friday 9am – 12:30pm 12:30pm – 4pm
5 November Saturday 9am – 1:30pm 1:30pm – 6pm
6 November Sunday 10am – 1pm 1pm – 4pm
7 November Monday 9am – 12:30pm 12:30pm – 4pm
8 November Tuesday 9am – 12:30pm 12:30pm – 4pm
9 November Wednesday 9am – 12:30pm 12:30pm – 4pm
10 November Thursday 9am – 12:30pm 12:30pm – 4pm
11 November Friday 9am – 12:30pm 12:30pm – 4pm
12 November Saturday 9am – 1:30pm 1:30pm – 6pm
13 November Sunday 10am – 1pm 1pm – 4pm