Urban Bounty (UB) is a registered charity aspiring to create a resilient local food system through education, advocacy, and community-building initiatives. We are a small team of staff supported by volunteers all passionate about urban agriculture and food security.
We live the values of the Richmond Food Charter and we courageously engage our community to address challenges. We build community and have fun doing it and hope to create long-term, tangible, systemic results.
We acknowledge that we live, work and play on the ancestral, traditional, and unceded territory of Musqueam peoples.
These positions are supported by the Canada Summer Jobs Program. For funding, the candidate must be:
JOB POSTING #225 COMMUNITY GARDEN PROGRAM INTERNSHIP - April 2022
The Community Garden Intern will work with the Urban Agriculture Program Coordinator and Manager and assist with the Community Gardens Program through Spring. Urban Bounty manages the City of Richmond’s community gardens which are valuable green spaces within the community. These spaces provide healthy food for garden members, provide space for social interactions, and create recreational activities for community members of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. The ideal candidate is comfortable working with a diverse population and has strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
This position is based primarily out of the Urban Bounty office which is centrally located in Paulik Park in Richmond, BC. Travel around Richmond will be required for in-person program delivery and events. Administrative work may be done virtually with advance notice.
Start date: May 2022
Hours: 30 hours per week for an eight-week period. Hours are typically Mon-Fri 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM with occasional weekends. Flexibility in hours of work to be agreed upon with the Executive Director.
Pay: $18.00 with 4% Mandatory Employer Related Costs (MERC’s), Employment Insurance (EI), Canadian Pension Plan (CPP), and mandatory vacation pay (paid out at each pay period).
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Apr 30 2022 ID: 64212