(35 hours/week, 1 year contract starting April 2017)
The Stop Community Food Centre began over 30 years ago as one of North America’s first food banks, and has grown into a vibrant community centre, using food as a gateway to addressing many issues, including poverty, the environment, social isolation and health. The Stop’s mission is to increase access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity, builds health and community and challenges inequality. The Stop runs an urban agriculture program at several sites in the Davenport West and Wychwood Heights neighbourhoods of Toronto, which include vegetable gardens, a traditional medicine wheel garden, a greenhouse, and an outdoor bake oven.
We are looking for a candidate to lead activities at the Mashkikii;aki’ing community garden, which includes the medicine wheel garden and our greenhouse. The Garden Worker will work to involve members of the community (volunteers, Native Men’s Residence program participants, adults, seniors, children and youth) and deliver garden programming. Interested applicants must be registered and working with an employment counsellor with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Services. Please note this position is subject to government funding.
Salary: $17/hour Hours: 35 hours/week Start date: April 2017
Please submit your cover letter and résumé by Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 12:00p.m.
Subject line: Mashkikii;aki’ing Garden and Indigenous Community Worker
to: jobs thestop.org*
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GoodWork ID: 38999 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Mar 16 2017