Food and Rental Lead

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Huronia Transition Homes
  • Food Service
  • Community Outreach
  • Facilities Management
  • Social Work
Full Time
  • Ontario - Central Ontario - Midland
Experienced (Non-manager)$50,000 - 60,0002019-08-142019-09-03

Operation Grow is a social enterprise in Midland holistically designed to address poverty, food scarcity, isolation, and the impacts of violence. This innovative social enterprise combines a hydroponic vertical farm, yoga studio, commercial kitchen and retail space to provide opportunities for women who have survived violence to increase their livelihoods.  We are currently seeking a full time (40-hours per week) Food and Rental Lead to coordinate all food and rental activities at Operation Grow.  

The key responsibilities include:

  • Operation and oversight of the kitchen and relevant programming;
  • Planning and preparing catering for room rentals, and products for re-sale in the adjoined retail space;
  • Coordinate all room rentals, catering and volunteers;
  • Ensure that all facilities and equipment are kept in good working order;
  • Support and train Operation Grow members;
  • Ensure adherence to all relevant legislation and organizational policies and procedures;
  • Promote a healthy, safe, and clean environment;
  • Promotion and awareness of Operation Grow’s business functions to the greater community.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant post-secondary education;
  • Food Handler Certification;
  • Demonstrated experience working in a professional kitchen;
  • Familiarity with community kitchens and large-scale preparation of food;
  • Demonstrated leadership ability;
  • Strong problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work compassionately with marginalized communities;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of intersectional feminism, anti-racism, ant-oppression, violence against women, harm reduction, food sovereignty and poverty reduction.

In keeping with our commitment to represent all our communities, Indigenous women, francophone women, queer-identified and racialized women are especially encouraged to apply.

Strong preference will be given to women who are fluent in both French and English. 

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