Position: Market Coordinator
Employer: North Shore Neighbourhood House - Edible Garden Project
Location: North Vancouver, BC
Application Deadline: April 21st, 2021
Job terms: 35 hours/week, May 11th – Nov 6th, 2021
Eligibility: 30 or younger (see below)
Please note this position is dependent upon grant approval.
The North Shore Neighbourhood House (NSNH) is a not-for-profit registered charity serving the North Shore community since 1939. We believe working together to meet the grassroots needs of our neighbours, especially our most vulnerable residents, is essential to building a safe, healthy and strong community. The NSNH values and promotes cooperation, respect and empowerment through the provision of programs and services designed to meet the needs of individuals and the community as a whole.
The Edible Garden Project (EGP) is a program of North Shore Neighbourhood House. The EGP is actively increasing land used for food production, building knowledge and skills around food gardening and working with municipalities to increase opportunities for urban agriculture.
The Market Coordinator will coordinate and manage the Loutet Farm Gate Sales and Loutet Community Farm Markets. They will liaise with the vendors that attend our markets and will actively recruit and network with new vendors. Through this work, they will build the capacity of our markets to foster community and increase awareness of local, sustainable agriculture. They will also be a key part of our Harvest Team, which is responsible for harvesting and processing vegetables twice per week for the markets. The Market Coordinator will work closely with the Program Manager to fulfil the market goals and will work closely with the Farm Coordinator to coordinate the harvest teams at the two farm sites.
Qualifications & Eligibility
Please apply with your resume and a one-page cover letter. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All local shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview. Upon offer of this contract position, the completion of a Criminal Record Check is required.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 25 2021 ID: 59239