Position: Gardening and Program Assistant
Type: summer jobs / summer student positions
Organization: FPM project The Common Table
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Flemingdon Park Ministry is a not-for-profit organization that works to break the barriers of social isolation and food insecurity in and around the neighbourhood of Flemingdon Park. We walk alongside our friends and neighbours to build healthy relationships and strive for a strong and equitable community. The Common Table is our farm and market program that brings healthy food to the tables of families in our neighbourhood. Families shop for fresh vegetables using their market points - none of our produce is sold.
Overview: We are seeking a Gardening and Program Assistant to work with the Project Lead in support of the urban farm and community market program, The Common Table. The Gardening and Program Assistant will work under the direction of the Project Lead to implement garden and greenhouse plans, as well as assist in planning and implementing programming.
Models FPM’s Core Values
FPM welcomes applications from persons of diverse backgrounds and is an equal opportunity employer. We highly encourage applicants to be between 15 and 30 (inclusive) years of age at the start of the employment, full-time students in the previous academic year and intending to return to school in fall 2019, and legally entitled to work in Canada. This opportunity is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Summer Work Experience Program in order to provide students with valuable experience in the green jobs sector.
(Green Jobs are jobs with employers that help reduce the consumption of energy and raw materials, limit greenhouse gas emissions, minimize waste and pollution, and protect and restore ecosystems.)
25 hours a week (contract until August 30)
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Grow food - work on organic farms, market gardens...
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Apr 23 2019 ID: 53197