Since 2000, ACORN has been the key organization for information on organic farming and food in Atlantic Canada. From seed to farmer to consumer, ACORN works to bring the whole picture together–making food choices healthier and more environmentally responsible. For more information, visit http://www.acornorganic.org .
The ACORN Special Project Assistant will provide vital support to ACORN's team for a range of communication, marketing, and educational projects. Specific tasks will include:
Updating critical organic resources such as ACORNOrganicDirectory.ca that links consumers to organic farms and ACORN's Atlantic Organic Production Survey, a tool used to track the growth of organic businesses in the region
Increasing outreach to the Francophone farming community by translating select sections of acornorganic.org from English to French, developing French content for social media, and doing direct outreach with Francophone members
Coordinating partnerships for Organic Week to promote local organic food and farms across the Maritimes during this national campaign
Support with ACORN’s on-going projects and event planning as needed
Eligible Applicants must:
37.5 hours/week at $12.50/hour for a 16-week contract with start date of May 15th.
The successful candidate will work out of ACORN’s office in Sackville, NB.
These position details are subject to funding approval and may change.
Please email a cover letter and résumé as one single PDF to Tegan Renner at firstname.lastname@example.org . Your résumé must include two references.
Application deadline is: April 20, 2018
We appreciate everyone’s interest in this position; however, only those selected for an in-person interview will be contacted.
The Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from traditionally under-represented groups such as First Nations and visible minorities.
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GoodWork ID: 44131 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Feb 13 2018