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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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Student Nutrition Community Development Animator

Main tasks:

Support the community development component of student nutrition programs (SNP) across the City of Toronto in partnership with Student Nutrition Ontario – Toronto (SNO-Toronto) and partner staff from Toronto Public Health, Toronto District School Board, Toronto Catholic District School Board, the Toronto Foundation for Student Success and the Angel Foundation for Learning.

Detailed Job Description (includes but not limited to):


Reports to: Student Nutrition Senior Manager
Location(s) of Position: FoodShare Toronto and community
Salary: $36,000 annually, prorated to 10 months, 37.5 hours per week, FoodShare benefits (Class B)

Position Available: October 2, 2017 – June 29, 2018.

TO APPLY: Please send applications to Human Resources – by 5:00 pm on Friday September 29th, 2017.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check and FoodShare will cover the associated cost.

Please note:

FoodShare is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally-protected factors

If you feel you need accommodation because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at 647-770-7602 or 416-363-6441 ext. 272 or by email – at your earliest convenience. You will also be briefed on FoodShare’s policies regarding accommodation and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Please note that only candidates selected to move forward in the hiring process will be contacted.

Click here for a PDF version of the Student Nutrition Community Development Animator job posting.

Recipe for Change Lead Event Support Volunteer

Silent Auctions add so much to an event! We’re looking for someone who can help make an amazing auction happen at Recipe for Change 2018. As Lead Event Support Volunteer, you will support all elements of the Silent Auction and support any new contests and systems developed to raise funds for FoodShare. The Lead Volunteer will volunteer over several months and work in consultation with FoodShare staff to deliver tasks outlined below, in team meetings and involve additional volunteers as needed.

Role Components


Recipe for Change is FoodShare’s signature fundraising event attracting 350+ guests to the St. Lawrence Temporary Market for a night of diverse, delicious food and drink in support of FoodShare’s work in schools.

Hours of work

Work hours are flexible and the Lead Event Support Volunteer would be expected to volunteer up to 10 hours per week depending on the event schedule. For example, October through November would require less time commitment contributing a few hours each week, and more time would be required in January and February. Responsibilities that can be completed remotely can be done at home or at FoodShare HQ, 120 Industry St.


Application Process

FoodShare welcomes and encourages applications from persons of all cultural and racial backgrounds. FoodShare welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.