[Sust-mar] Community Garden Coordinator, summer, Halifax, Nova Scotia
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SUMMER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Position: Community Garden Coordinator
Organization: Nova Scotia Public Interest Research Group http://www.nspirg.org
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Deadline: Thursday, June 30th at 11pm; interviews will be held July 8th
Start Date: July 13th
Please send a cover letter and resume to: info at nspirg.org
The garden coordinator is responsible for overseeing the care and harvest of Seymour Green, NSPIRG's collective garden. Primary duties will include working with the garden volunteers and members to plant crops for the upcoming season; recruit new garden members, coordinate workshops, prepare educational materials, fundraise and organize public events. The coordinator will also work with NSPIRG staff on ongoing projects and campaigns, network with other community gardens in the HRM, and work to improve the on-site infrastructure.
The ideal candidate possesses some or all of the following qualifications:
Dedication to challenging oppression of all forms
Comprehensive knowledge of food politics and the role of community gardening in this realm
Experience coordinating volunteers
Experience organizing public events
Hands-on experience with organic, urban gardening
Familiarity working within a non-profit organization, and commitment to NSPIRG's mandate
Ability to work independently
Flexibility and enthusiasm
This is a 8-week, 35hrs/week, $2,316.00 HRSDC funded position.
The terms of eligibility for applicants, as defined by HRSDC, are as follows. The applicant:
1. Must be a Canadian resident not currently employed elsewhere full-time.
2. Must be 15-30 years of age.
3. Must be a full-time University student in the previous and coming year.
NSPIRG has an anti-oppression hiring policy, which recognizes and welcomes the unique contributions that individuals from diverse communities bring to our organization, and invites individuals from these communities to apply. We encourage applicants to describe the unique contributions they, as individuals with diverse experiences would bring to the NSPIRG organization in their cover letter or resume.
Applications may be dropped off at:
NSPIRG-Dal Hiring Committee
Room 314, 6136 University Ave
Halifax, NS B3K 4B8
Or emailed to: info at nspirg.org
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