Position: Cooking for Change Animator
Organization: North York Harvest Food Bank
Location: North York, Toronto, Ontario
Since 1986 North York Harvest Food Bank has been the primary food bank in northern Toronto. In 2015 we distributed over 2 million pounds of food through our 47 member agencies running over 70 community programs.
An independent, charitable organization, we envision a community where all members are able to meet their food needs. Our mission is to engage our community in meeting the food needs of northern Toronto by providing dignified food assistance, education and long-term food solutions.
The Cooking for Change Animator will take on a leadership role in the coordination of the Seniors Cooking for Change project. This project aims to use community kitchens as a means to engage seniors living in the Bathurst Finch neighbourhood in issues that matter to them. Each kitchen session will serve as a forum for discussion, an opportunity to introduce new concepts and partners, and a meeting place for action planning. The Animator will recruit and work alongside a steering committee made up of 6-8 engaged residents. This project will tie to existing campaigns and initiatives will involve partnership with the local Action for Neighbourhood Change and other local organizations.
The Cooking for Change Animator reports to the Senior Manager, Program Services
10 hours per week for 24 weeks, starting March 5, 2018
$20 per hour
Please forward cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org , attention Sahar Ghafouri, Senior Manager, Program Services by Friday, February 23. Please quote the job title in the subject line.
North York Harvest Food Bank is committed to employment equity and encourages applicants from equity seeking groups.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those to be invited for an interview will be contacted.
North York Harvest Food Bank, 116 Industry St, Toronto, Ontario, M6M 4L8. http://www.northyorkharvest.com
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GoodWork ID: 44137 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Feb 13 2018