Position: Project Director
Organization: Not Far From The Tree
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Hours: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP, April / May 2021
Salary Range: $65,000-$75,000 (dependent on experience)
About Not Far From The Tree
Not Far From The Tree (NFFTT), a Project on the MakeWay Charitable Society Shared Platform, puts Toronto’s abundance of local fruit to use by picking and sharing the harvest with social service agencies across the city. NFFTT has picked and shared over 198,000 pounds of fruit since 2008, and schedules over 300 fruit picks per season.
NFFTT’s mission is to harness the power of fruit trees to create healthy, resilient, sustainable, and connected communities across Toronto. We empower Torontonians to pick and share fruit that would otherwise fall to waste while providing opportunities to connect more intimately with their neighbours, environment, and food system. We act as, and empower people to be stewards of the urban orchard to ensure it’s benefits can be realized for many generations to come. We envision a Toronto where everyone has access to the urban harvest as part of a resilient, local food system that builds community, and is based on the value of shared abundance.
We are seeking an inspiring, results-oriented, and ambitious professional to fill the position of Project Director. The successful candidate is passionate about the work, is a skilled and determined networker and fundraiser, and has the leadership capacity to take the project through its next phase of development
The Project Director is the primary leadership position of Not Far From The Tree’s staff team, reporting to the volunteer Steering Committee, while working in conjunction with the MakeWay Charitable Society Shared Platform Team. NFFTT is a Project on the MakeWay Charitable Society Shared Platform, and as such the successful applicant will be an employee of MakeWay Charitable Society, working with NFFTT.
Leadership, Vision, and Management
Fundraising and Income Diversification
Communications and Community Relations
Description of Work Area
Annual salary range for the Project Director is $65,000 to $75,000 per year, commensurate with skills and experience. Please indicate salary expectations in your cover letter.
How to Apply
Please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org . Applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis. Please apply no later than April 14, 2021. All attachments must each be labeled with the applicant’s full name. In your cover letter, please help us understand why you’re the ideal candidate by addressing the following questions:
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Not Far From The Tree is a project of MakeWay Charitable Society.
For more information, please go to makeway.org
MakeWay is strongly committed to creating a diverse workplace environment and we welcome and encourage applications from the communities we serve.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
MakeWay will provide accommodation during all steps of the selection process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. Please advise us if you need any accommodation.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 29 2021 ID: 59271