Food Jobs- Summer Round Up!

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Looking for work in the food sector? Look no further! Here is a list of food organizations that are currently hiring!

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Food Share: Community Kitchens Facilitator
Facilitate engaging, hands-on, and culturally relevant community kitchens with groups across Toronto both in community and on-site. Design and facilitate community kitchens programming rooted in food justice.

Please send applications to Human Resources – hr@foodshare.net by 5:00 pm on Thursday, July 4th, 2019

Program Assistant
FoodShare Toronto is looking for a Program Assistant to support the Community Kitchens, Good Food Box and Community Garden Programs. The Program Assistant will support daily operation of Good Food Programs and have the opportunity to connect with community members through community gardens and delivering food demonstrations at Good Food Markets, working alongside staff in each of these teams.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Human Resources – hr@foodshare.net by July 3rd by 5:00 pm.


Finance and Operations Manager
The Manager of Finance and Operations will be a strategic thought-partner and report to the Executive Director. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing Meal Exchange’s finance and operations functions. This position requires a person with keen attention to detail and the ability and desire to multi-task and take on a wide range of responsibilities. Experience with financial oversight, budgeting experience and accounting is required.
To Apply:
Please include your cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references and submit to opportunities@mealexchange.com. In your cover letter, show us your commitment and passion – we want to know what drives you to make change in the world, and why you’re the right fit for Meal Exchange and this position. We want to know how your experience and specific track
record makes you the right person for this job. We thank all applicants for their interest but only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Student Opportunities:
Summer Chapter Coordinator
Media and Communications Coordinator

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The Stop: On-Call Relief Chef
The Stop is currently looking to hire Relief Chefs. This is an on-call position. Depending on availability, Relief Chefs will be called in as needed to fill in for a variety of shifts, working with a team of volunteers to deliver high quality, nutritious and fresh meals as part of The Stop’s Drop-in community dining program and Market Café.

Please submit your cover letter and résumé to jobs@thestop.org attn. Hiring Committee – Relief Chef.


Black Creek Community Farm- Urban Harvest Community Leader

Do you love cooking and food preservation? Do you have passion to learn and teach others about food waste reduction? The Urban Harvest Black Creek, an urban food initiative with the City of Toronto to reduce waste, is looking for 12 Community Leaders to be trained in facilitating canning & preservation workshops.
Requirements
• Be at least 18 years old and a resident of Jane-Finch community and surrounding area
• Commit to attend 3 training workshops
• Willing to co-lead at least 2 canning and preservation workshops for the community
Those who successfully completed the training will facilitate engaging, hands-on, and culturally relevant community cooking and preservation workshops across 4 community kitchen sites.
To apply, please fill out this Urban Harvest Black Creek Community Leader Application Form.


Green Thumbs Growing Kids- Indigenous Program Co-ordinator
Green Thumbs Growing Kids is a community-based non-profit organization bringing gardening into elementary schools, for children to learn about the environment and food through hands-on activities. We partner with a cluster of schools in the downtown East neighbourhoods of Regent Park, Cabbagetown and St. James Town.

Send resume and cover letter in one document to:
jobs@greenthumbsto.org
You must be registered with Miziwe Biik:
http://miziwebiik.com/services/forms/
(click on Client Registration to qualify).


Organic Council of Ontario – Member Communications and Events Coordinator
The Organic Council of Ontario is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and dynamic Member Communications and Events Coordinator who is passionate about agriculture and the environment. OCO has a small staff team with a broad scope: we punch above our weight! Ideal candidates will have a balance of left and right brain thinking with both sharp attention to detail, technical know-how, problem solving skills, administrative and logistical prowess; as well as an eye for digital marketing, the capacity to parse complex issues into clear sentences, strategic thinking and political acumen. A successful candidate will be equally at ease chatting on the phone with farmers as they are chatting on Slack.

This position is funded through the Jobs Creation Partnership program. Participants will be paid the maximum employment benefits for a total of 42 weeks

To apply, send a CV and cover letter in one pdf document to hiring@organiccouncil.ca by July 19th at 5pm with Member Communications and Events Coordinator in the subject line.

Policy and Education Coordinator
The Organic Council of Ontario is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and dynamic Policy and Education Coordinator who is passionate about agriculture and the environment. OCO has a small staff team with a broad scope: we punch above our weight! We seek candidates with a balance of left and right brain thinking, with the ability to hold the big picture without losing sight of important details, and the problem solving chops to excel at new tasks. Ideal candidates have a curious mind and know how to ask the right questions to gain clarity or build consensus on tricky regulatory issues with diverse players. They will be able to grasp organic regulatory and standards issues quickly and communicate them in engaging and accessible language.

To apply, send a CV and cover letter in one pdf document to hiring@organiccouncil.ca by July 19th at 5pm with Policy and Education Coordinator in the subject line.