Thursday, December 30, 2010

Employment Opportunity

Employment Opportunity: Just Food Edmonton (JFE) / Personal Community Support Association (PCSA)

Position: Community Garden Network Facilitator, Edmonton region.

Contract position; funded annually; required roughly 1 week per month; potential to increase over time.

Build community capacity to support community gardening; increase opportunities to participate in community gardening through the creation of 6 new gardens in 2011. General Duties:

1. Administer Grant program

2. Secure funding for programming

3. Deliver supports to new garden leaders

4. Provide general program support

Starting Date: February, 2011

Annual contract estimate: $15,000

The Candidate: The successful candidate will be outgoing, and possess the following Qualities and Training:

1. Community development or community building experience

2. Understanding of organizations: public and private

3. Some program experience

4. Growing food experience (not necessarily “horticultural”)

5. Ability to work flexible hours with peak intensities throughout the year

6. Access to a vehicle (a mileage policy is in place).

To Apply: Submit résumé and cover letter to by 4:30 p.m. January 7, 2011. Please note: only the successful candidate will be notified. We thank all applicants for their interest.

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