Position: Food Security Coordinator
Organization: Strathcona Community Centre Association
Location: Strathcona, Vancouver BC
Food Security Coordinator
Food is integral to many programs at the Strathcona Community Centre. It brings people together, facilitates cross-cultural sharing, improves access to healthy food sources, and provides the fuel needed to ensure that everyone can take part in community recreational opportunities.
The Food Security Coordinator will oversee the community centre’s food security programs, which include Breakfast Program, Backpack Program, Community Kitchens, canning clubs, farm trips and workshops. This team leader also develops and oversees food supports for other community centre programs including centralized food purchasing, menu planning, snack production, food and nutrition resources and food-related infrastructure such as kitchen equipment. In addition, the Food Security Coordinator collaborates with partner neighbourhood and city-wide food organizations. This position reports to the Community Recreation Supervisor and the Strathcona Community Centre Association (SCCA).
Community Food Programs and Initiatives
Networking and Partnerships
Fundraising and Budget Management
Operations and Administration
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES
The ideal candidate will have strengths and core competencies in program development, coordination, and oversight as well as in interpersonal communications and ability to establish connections and trust with staff and community centre members.
Period of employment: One year term (with extension subject to review)
Hours per week: 35 hours
Wage rate: Salary under review
To apply, please submit a one-page cover letter and Curriculum Vitae, including at least two references, to the Community Recreation Supervisor of Strathcona Community Centre.
Please submit CV to:
Strathcona Community Centre
Attn: Linda Koehler, Community Recreation Supervisor
601 Keefer Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 3V8
Fax: 604 713-1848
or email: linda.koehler vancouver.ca*
Deadline for application:?June 27th, 2018
OPERATED JOINTLY BY THE VANCOUVER BOARD OF PARKS & RECREATION AND THE STRATHCONA COMMUNITY CENTRE ASSOCIATION.
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GoodWork ID: 46039 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jun 10 2018