About Potluck & the DTES Kitchen Tables Project
Potluck is an award winning social enterprise operating in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) of Vancouver, BC, on the traditional, ancestral, unceded territories of the Coast Salish people. DTES Kitchen Tables Project (Kitchen Tables), a program of Potluck Cafe Society, is grounded in the Right to Food philosophy and is the primary expression of Potluck’s mission to increase the food security of nutritionally vulnerable populations.
Founded in 2009, Kitchen Tables works in collaboration with DTES residents and food providers along with multiple collaborators to create a just and sustainable DTES food system that enables people to access abundant, healthy food in a dignified manner while creating jobs for people experiencing barriers to employment.
The role of the DTES Kitchen Tables Project Manager is a unique, exciting and rewarding opportunity. As Project Manager, you will combine your passion for food system reform and community economic development with the required entrepreneurial skill to design and implement innovative projects that support people in place.
The role of the DTES Kitchen Tables Project Manager is 100% hands on, providing supportive leadership and mentorship to the Project’s DTES Community Staff, while overseeing the day-to-day operations of Kitchen Tables’ community-based programs and activities.
The Program Manager reports directly to Potluck’s Director of Food Strategy and works closely with the Executive Director along with others members of the management team. This position offers plenty of opportunity for personal and professional growth over a 1-3 year term.
Key Success Factors
Success in the role of DTES Kitchen Tables Project Manager will be achieved with:
Please submit your cover letter and resume by email to:
along with a half-page essay on the Right to Food in Vancouver and two references who are familiar with your work. Please keep the entire application, including cover letter and essay, in one file. Only people who are to be interviewed will be contacted.
Deadline for applications: February 19th, 2017 at 5:00pm (PST)
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GoodWork ID: 38260 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Feb 14 2017