Position: Jewish Community Garden Coordinator (year-round)
Location: Greater Vancouver / Lower Mainland, BC
Hours: 28 hours per week; with the possibility of increased hours as the program grows
JFS is hiring, on behalf of a community partnership, a Community Garden Coordinator for our new Jewish community garden. The garden is the result of an innovative community partnership between Vancouver Talmud Torah, Congregation Beth Israel and Jewish Family Services. It is approximately 6000 sq. ft., with approximately 1800 sq. ft. of growing areas. Growing areas include a blend of native perennials and trees, edible perennials, annual vegetables, annual ornamentals, and fruit trees. This is a new role, as the garden will be built summer 2022. The Community Garden Coordinator will be involved in stewardship and maintenance of all planted areas, gathering spaces, garden infrastructure, and oversee all associated programs throughout the year. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced grower who is passionate about facilitating community engagement through learning gardens.
Jewish Community Garden Partners
Benefits & Compensation
JFS offers a competitive benefits package including generous paid time off, paid sick days, paid health and dental benefits and RRSP matching. This is a part-time position; 28 hours per week; with the possibility of increased hours as the program grows. Annual salary is $36,400; with three weeks of vacation in the first year. JFS is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.
Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the JFS Director of Food Security, the Community Garden Coordinator is responsible for:
Requirements and Qualifications
Vaccination Policy — JFS requires that all employees and volunteers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Anyone hired after January 1, 2022 will be required to show evidence that they have received at least one dose of the vaccine prior to employment, and we will require that they be fully vaccinated within 30 days of their start date.
Start Date: June 2022
If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please forward a cover letter and resume quoting “Community Garden Coordinator” to Rachel Shanken, Director of Operations at email@example.com by May 16, 2022. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Please note that only qualified candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 11 2022 ID: 64401