The Front Street Community Oven seeks to hire an Experience Manager and Event coordinator to implement innovative and Covid-safe programming at the Front Street Community Oven.
The Oven is a wood-fired oven built by the community, for the community, in Robie Tufts Park, Wolfville. We offer private bookings (for families, birthdays, etc.), weekly Open Ovens where anyone can come and use the Oven, and other events such as multi-cultural cooking workshops, and more. Our aim is to create a space for connection, skill-building, and appreciation of local and international foods and cultures. We are guided by core values of Community, Inclusion & Diversity, Accountability, and Lifelong Learning. As such, this is a position that offers both meaningful work that creates positive change, and an opportunity to deepen your skill set. To learn more about us, please visit http://www.frontstreetoven.ca.
The Event Coordinator and Experience Manager will organize and manage all of these offers, and ensure welcoming, safe experiences for our volunteers and guests. The person in this role will also support impact measurement, event promotion and communications, and support the board in developing a social enterprise model for the Oven. Last, but not least, they will set up a system that will allow the Oven to continue smooth operations into the fall (beyond this work term).
The following skills and experience are considered an asset:
This role requires working both on the computer (remotely from home), and outdoors. The Oven operates in most weather, except when a weather warning is issued. At times, the employee will be required to light the Oven or keep it going, so comfort with handling the fire inside the Oven is required. Full training on how to safely operate the Oven will be provided at contract start.
The Coordinator will work independently, reporting to and receiving support from the Board of Directors. This position provides an opportunity to deepen your skills.
This position requires some flexibility regarding working hours: The Oven operates 7 days a week, with some events hosted on evenings and weekends; while the coordinator will not have to be present for all events, some evening and weekend work will be required (time can be taken off in lieu to make up for those hours).
Those with allergies should know that the work environment means you may get in contact with various foods, including allergens such as peanuts, nuts, flours, gluten, etc.
Work term, hours & pay
This position is funded by Canada Summer Jobs; as such, applicants must meet the following criteria:
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We recognize that our internal culture should reflect the diversity of the province. We encourage applications from African Nova Scotians, Indigenous Peoples, and other Racially Visible Persons, and Persons with Disabilities. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify in your covering letter or your resume.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 8 2021 ID: 60198