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Thank you for your interest in joining our team! With opportunities ranging from urban agriculture animation to student nutrition development, FoodShare has an opportunity for everyone. Our commitment to hiring persons of all cultural and racial backgrounds makes FoodShare a great place to learn and contribute. And a shared daily lunch doesn’t hurt at all. Come join us and help thousands of people who grow, eat and share via FoodShare every day.

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Driver and Customer Service Trainee Job Description

Main Responsibility:            

To drive and deliver produce on behalf of FoodShare Toronto with a specific focus on driving, setting-up, cleaning up and assisting with Grab Some Good Markets.

Detailed Job Description:

Salary: $18.00 per hour for a 35 hour week – position is for 1 year.

Please email your cover letter and resume to Alvin Rebick – alvin@foodshare.net

Applicants must be able to register with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment Training


Field to Table Schools Educator 

FoodShare Toronto is looking for an experienced, passionate, and creative educator with a strong understanding of the food system, including nutrition, cooking, gardening, composting and food justice. FoodShare’s Field to Table Schools program has been delivering food literacy education to students and teachers across Toronto for the past decade. This year we are working with 10 schools to pilot the Good Food Machine – each school will receive 3 hydroponic tower gardens, a mobile teaching kitchen cart, and support from FoodShare Toronto staff to animate these resources and bring fun food literacy education alive in their classrooms.

Job components:

Qualifications

Assets: Valid driver’s license, speak a second language, social media skills

Please note that the successful applicant will be required to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check, Food Handler’s Safety certification and Emergency First Aid certification. FoodShare will cover the cost of these certifications.

FoodShare is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employment equity and value diversity.

Hours of work: 37.5 /wk

Contract position: June 2016 to June 2017

Salary: $36,000 plus benefits

Please email resume and cover letter by 5pm Friday May 27, 2016 to:

Katie German, Field to Table Schools Manager

katieg@foodshare.net


Urban Agriculture Assistant

FoodShare Toronto is looking for a 30.5hrs/wk Urban Agriculture Assistant for a summer eight week job to work with our urban agriculture team in our demonstrations, which include our outdoor gardens, greenhouse, composting system.  This individual must have strong experience and skill in growing food, leading workshops and working with volunteers.

* Note: This is an HRSDC supported position. Applicants must be 30 years of age or under, currently attending school full-time and returning to school full-time in the fall and legally able to work in Canada, off campus.*

Responsibilities:

Qualifications

Hours and Compensation:  33 hrs for a total of 264 hrs (8 weeks) at $14/hr

Duration:  Start date – June 13nd – end date August 7th (these start and end dates will be discussed with supervisor)

How to apply:  Please email your resume and cover letter to Angela ElzingaCheng at angela@foodshare.net.

You will be contacted in one week from the closing date if you are being asked for an interview.  

Deadline for applications: Wednesday, May 27th, 2016


School Grown Facilitator

Number of positions available: 3

* Note: This is a Canada Summer Jobs position.  Applicants must be 30 years of age or under, currently attending school full-time, returning to school full-time in the fall and legally able to work in Canada. * 

Position Overview

FoodShare Toronto is looking to hire an energetic and experienced youth facilitator to assist in the operation of our schoolyard market gardens. The School Grown Facilitator will work alongside the School Grown Coordinator and our eighteen high school youth employees in a small-scale farming operation with an educational mandate.

The ideal candidate would have demonstrated experience working with high school youth (ages 16 to 19) and enjoy outdoor work. Previous experience with gardening or farming is preferred.

Our School Grown program includes three market gardens located at Bendale Business and Technical Institute (1555 Midland Ave), Eastdale Collegiate Institute (701 Gerard St E) and a new location at Heydon Park Secondary School (70 D’Arcy St). FoodShare works with each school’s staff and students in the garden planting, care, harvesting, cooking and market sales. Time will be split between our garden sites and the farmers market.

Detailed job description:

Qualifications and skills:

This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs Program and requires that the applicant:

Hours and Compensation: $15.00/hr at 35 hours a week for 8 weeks

Duration: June 20, 2016 – August 12, 2016 (some flexibility around start and end dates)

How to apply:
Please send your resume and a brief description of why you are interested in the position to katieg@foodshare.net

Deadline for applications: Friday May 27th, 2016