Type: Part-Time, Permanent (13-16 hours per week)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: Starting at $20/hour
Food Stash Foundation is a registered charity founded in 2016 with the mission to reduce the environmental impact of food waste and assist food security in our community. We do so by rescuing perishable food from suppliers across Vancouver and redirecting it to charities and households that experience food insecurity. We currently rescue over 60,000 lb. of perishable food from going to waste and redistribute it to over 15 charities through daily deliveries, and to over 75 families through our weekly Rescued Food Box and Pedal to Plate delivery programs.
About the Role
The focus of this position is to aid our Rescued Food Box and Pedal to Plate programs, ensuring programs run smoothly and sustainable growth over time. The successful candidate will play an instrumental role in helping us reach our goal of supporting over 100 families each week by March 2021. Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Program Assistant is responsible for maintaining a clean workspace and sanitized materials, as well as overseeing four volunteer shifts per week. Their week is structured as follows:
(1) Food Sorting shift (Sundays, 9:30AM - 2PM)
(2) Rescued Food Box driver pick-up shift (Tuesdays, 4PM - 7PM)
(3) Rescued Food Box driver pick-up shift & Food Sorting shift (Wednesdays, 4PM - 8PM)
(4) Pedal to Plate Food Boxing shift and warehouse tasks (Thursday evenings or Friday mornings depending on applicant’s availability and preference)
Education & Experience Requirements
This role is right for you if you are:
Note: This job may require additional responsibilities and duties as assigned by Food Stash Foundation.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Food Stash is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from individuals who identify as members of marginalized communities.
Please submit your resume and cover letter to Maddie, Program Manager, via email email@example.com and indicate the position you are applying for with the job title as the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and the position will remain open until filled. We look forward to hearing from you!
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Oct 10 2020 ID: 57692