|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Richmond Food Security Society||Contract - Full Time||Experienced (Non-manager)||3800040000CAD$38,000.00 - 40,000.00(Hourly)||2019-06-11||2019-08-06|
Richmond Food Security Society (RFSS) is a not-for-profit organization inspiring a robust Richmond food system through education, advocacy, and community building initiatives.
We are a small team of staff supported by many 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 grow the community and have fun while doing it. We are a living wage, equal opportunity organization, and will not discriminate on any basis.
We are seeking a dynamic and energetic Education Program Coordinator to join our team. The successful candidate will start by learning and enhancing core operations of current programs that include the Kids in the Garden Program, the Summer Employment Program and the Get Rooted Youth Program.
The Kids in the Garden Program brings facilitators into elementary schools to work with different classes, support a school’s garden, as well as build a culture and confidence around gardening and sustainable food awareness in the school environment.
Our Summer Employment Program offers children and youth the opportunity to develop employment and gardening skills while maintaining a flourishing green space during the summer months and the Get Rooted Youth Program engages youth to fuel their personal development while building leadership skills.
There is significant growth potential in this role, and the opportunity to be involved in the planning, designing, and implementation of new projects and programs. The successful candidate will report to the Executive Director and must be passionate about education and community development, exceptionally organized, and a real people person with a solid teaching and gardening background.
The Successful Candidate will:
This position will start based primarily out of the RFSS office in gorgeous and centrally located Paulik Park, Richmond. Travel around Richmond will be required for meetings, program delivery, and events.
Application deadline: Ongoing, or until the position is filled. Early applications encouraged.
Start date: August 22, 2019
Compensation: Starting at a living wage of $20/hr + annual increases + prorated 3 weeks annual vacation + prorated 10 annual wellness days. Salary is negotiable depending on experience.
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, permanent full time. Hours are typically between Mon-Fri 8:30 AM 4:30 PM. Up to 10 evenings and up to 10 weekends are required per year for programs and special events. Some work from home is possible (laptop provided), as are flexible hours.