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Hiring: Marketing & Volunteer Coordinator
Organization: The Sharing Farm
Location: Richmond, Greater Vancouver BC
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The Sharing Farm is an urban community farm combining the practice of sustainable farming set within a framework of food justice and food security in the region. We are a not-for-profit organization that grows produce on donated city lands for the Richmond Food Bank and other community agencies. We also sell our produce via a CSA (community supported agriculture) program, a Farm Stand, an online store, farmers markets and our annual Richmond Garlic Fest.
The Sharing Farm is located on the south bank of the Fraser River, on the unceded territory of the Musqueam people. The four-acre farm is situated within Richmond’s Terra Nova Rural Park, located at the west end of Westminster Highway, alongside the West Dyke, in Richmond BC. It is accessible by bus, skytrain, car, or bicycle.
For more information about the Sharing Farm please visit sharingfarm.ca
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in food security and sustainable agriculture. There is room to grow in our organization and we are looking for someone who will build this position and return for future seasons.
Compensation: Depending on experience and/or skills, $22-$24 per hour, plus access to Farm produce, and 4% vacation on top of pay.
Schedule: Wednesdays-Saturdays, 20-30 hour work week, averaging 25 hours/ week. (Hours will be fewer at the start of the season, peak in August, and reduce again in fall.) May-October.
Be available for 2 Sunday Cobb Oven events, (June and September, TBC.)
Must be able to work approximately 40 hours the week of Aug 14th, including Aug 19 & 20 (Richmond Garlic Fest).
Application deadline: March 31st, 2023
Please submit resume and a cover letter to:
Leslie Williams, Executive Director
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 23 2023 ID: 67377