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Multiple positions: Work Experience Opportunities Grants
Organization: South Island FarmHub
Location: Victoria, BC

These positions are funded with Work Experience Opportunities Grants from the BC Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation. To be considered for a position, and due to the nature of the grants, applicants must be either:

  • an individual qualified to receive BC income or disability assistance, or
  • an Indigenous individual on reserve qualified to receive federal assistance.

Note: Applicants do not need to be actively in receipt of income or disability assistance payments from the BC Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (see BC social supports eligibility) or the Government of Canada.
Note: for applicants who are receiving income assistance, the stipend associated with this position is exempt from BC income eligibility calculations and will not affect the eligibility of individuals participating. Individuals will need to declare the stipend to the ministry for tracking purposes.

Positions:

Production + Driver (x2):

This role will be general support with warehouse operations and back up driving (Class 5 Required). Duties will include attending aggregation and receiving farmer/supplier shipments, support building wholesale and home delivery orders, filling invoices with efficiency and accuracy, and support home delivery as a driver. This is a dynamic role that requires adaptation, multitasking, and communication. The work environment is fast paced and systems-based, but also upbeat and high energy. In the warehouse Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (covering time-off requests as needed). Project time will be directed to developing vehicle sharing/safety processes.

Events Coordinator:

Run + plan outreach events such as farmers' markets and community fairs to spread the good work of the South Island FarmHub to expand our outreach! Provide marketing support in addition to flyer distributing. Weekends required. Drivers license required. You will be driving our van and heavy lifting/loading bins and event materials (signage, distribution materials, etc). Part of this role would require helping research events that we should participate in, and getting approval for the events ahead of time.

The Details:

  • Start date: As early as May 2nd, 2022
  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Hours: 18 hrs / week
  • Pay (by stipend): $600 biweekly (or $3,600 for the full 12-week period)

How to Apply:

Please send a letter of interest and/or resume to hr@crfair.ca with subject line “WEOG - position title.” Applications will be considered on a rolling basis as positions are filled.

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

The South Island FarmHub, and Victoria Community Food Hub Society (VCFHS), are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from individuals from diverse communities, backgrounds, abilities and experiences.


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Apr 26 2022    ID: 64143