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FoodShare is a Food Justice organization. This means that we are committed to working to identify and dismantle systemic forms of oppression in the food movement. Racialized people and others from equity-seeking groups are over-represented in food insecurity and poverty statistics, but are significantly under-represented in community based food organizations. We believe that those most affected by an issue must have access to paid positions in organizations tasked with challenging poverty and food insecurity. FoodShare strives to create a workspace that reflects the diversity of identities and lived experiences that exist within the community we work alongside.

If you require accommodation when navigating the application process, please contact: hr@foodshare.net.

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We are currently seeking the right candidate to fill the position of:

Manager, Marketing and Communications

FoodShare is a Food Justice organization. This means that we are committed to working to identify and dismantle systemic forms of oppression in the food movement. Racialized people and others from equity-seeking groups are over-represented in food insecurity and poverty statistics, but are significantly under-represented in community based food organizations. We believe that those most affected by an issue must have access to paid positions in organizations tasked with challenging poverty and food insecurity. FoodShare strives to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of identities and lived experiences that exist within the communities we work alongside.

If you require accommodation when navigating the application process, please contact: hr@foodshare.net.

Summary of Position:

The Manager, Marketing and Communications, will lead, develop and oversee FoodShare’s public-facing communication properties, which includes digital and web content; social media platforms; monthly e-newsletter and regular blog posts; and print collateral. The Manager will support fundraising staff in achieving revenue goals by providing relevant messaging and leveraging digital communications and social media. This person will also oversee media relations and work with program staff to gather data and stories of program results and community impact. Importantly, the manager will lead marketing strategies in support of FoodShare’s social enterprise initiatives with particular focus on FoodShare’s key social enterprise initiative, the Good Food Box.

The Manager, Marketing and Communications reports to the Director of Development and Communications.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Leadership and Management

Marketing 

Communications 

Media Relations

Qualifications:

Reports to:   Director, Development and Communications
Salary:   $52,500 plus benefits

TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Coordinator by email to hr@foodshare.net by Friday, May 29 by 5:00pm.

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


Community Food Programs Coordinator

Job Description:
FoodShare’s Community Food Programs (CFP) is a team of passionate and creative educators and group facilitators from a variety of different backgrounds. We have a strong understanding of the food system, including cooking, gardening, composting and food justice and value the many benefits of bringing equity-seeking, racialized and underserved communities together through food.

The CFP Coordinator will work with Program Educators to develop, oversee and deliver diverse, interactive, food literacy education for children, youth, adults and seniors across the city both online and if possible, in person. Main tasks will include developing equitable and accessible curriculum, preparing, delivering and evaluating hands-on workshops, organizing events, scheduling and supporting Program Educators, working collaboratively with community partners, and overseeing general administrative functions of the program. The Coordinator will also support the Program Manager with some fundraising and reporting tasks as needed.

2020 Coordinator Duties May Include:

Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience:

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

Contract Date: Start as soon as possible in June 2020 – April 30, 2021
Reports To: Community Food Programs Manager
Program: Community Food Programs (formally called Field to Table Schools)
Annual Full-Time Salary: Starting at $42,000, plus benefits (prorated)
To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to hr@foodshare.net no later than 5 pm EST on Sunday, May 29th, 2020.


Community Garden Educator
[Short-term contract]

Main Tasks: The Community Garden Educator is responsible for supporting the Community Food Growing (CFG) Balcony Project, which involves distribution of community growing kits including irrigated planters, soil mix, seedlings, and educational tools to support food growing on balconies in Toronto.  They will also be responsible for delivering online training and responding to participant inquiries about the program.

Detailed Job Description (duties include, but are not limited to):

Required Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

Please note that the successful applicant will be required to obtain Emergency First Aid certification. FoodShare will cover the cost of these certifications.

Contract Date: Start as soon as possible in June 2020. 3-month contract

Reports To: Community Food Growing Manager

Program: Community Food Growing (formally called Urban Agriculture)

Hours and Compensation:  22.5hrs/week. 12 weeks, $19.38/hr.

Duration:  This is currently a short-term contract, based on funding.  June 8, 2020 to August 28, 2020

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to hr@foodshare.net no later than 5 pm EST on Friday, May  29th, 2020.

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 an accommodation because of illness or disability during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at your earliest convenience – hr@foodshare.net. 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.


Social Enterprise: Casual Driver 

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! 

FoodShare is a Food Justice organization. This means that we are committed to working to identify and dismantle systemic forms of oppression in the food movement. Racialized people and others from equity-seeking groups are over-represented in food insecurity and poverty statistics, but are significantly under-represented in community based food organizations. We believe that those most affected by an issue must have access to paid positions in organizations tasked with challenging poverty and food insecurity. FoodShare strives to create a workspace that reflects the diversity of identities and lived experiences that exist within the community we work alongside. 

If you require accommodation when navigating the application process, please contact: hr@foodshare.net. 

Main Tasks: This position provides support to the daily operations of the Social Enterprise Department at FoodShare Toronto. This position contributes to delivering quality products to customers by following organizational procedures. 

Detailed Job Description (include, but are not limited to): Work closely with the Social Enterprise team and assist the organization to: 

○ Drive FoodShare cube van trucks, bus, or mini-vans, delivering produce to schools, markets and Good Food Box customers. 

○ Ensure that all deliveries are run in an efficient and timely manner. 

○ Organize vehicles so all products required are accounted for and received in good condition by the customers. 

○ Represent FoodShare and provide courteous, respectful and excellent customer service. 

○ Fill out issues and delivery time tracking sheets and other documents as needed. 

○ Collect and reconcile cash and cheques received from customers. 

○ As time permits, and as assigned, pick up produce at the Ontario Food Terminal and from suppliers as needed and deliver to the FoodShare warehouse. 

○ Follow and ensure compliance with all organizational procedures and policies, including Health and Safety policies. 

○ Assist with packing and other duties in the warehouse as needed and assigned. 

○ Assist with regular maintenance, cleanup and sanitation of trucks and warehouse as needed. 

Reports to: Warehouse and Social Enterprise Manager

Location(s) of Position: 120 Industry Street, Unit C

Salary: $19.38 per hour 

Job requirements: 

Please send applications to hr@foodshare.net for consideration. Applications should include Resume and Cover Letter.