[Sust-mar] Halifax event volunteers needed, FoodWork & GoodWork, Halifax NS
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Wed Nov 5 15:49:41 EST 2014
Role: Event Volunteer (2 or 3 positions)
Organization: FoodWork & GoodWork
Date: Saturday and/or Sunday Nov. 15/16, 2014
Location: downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia
Hundreds of food leaders from across Canada will converge in Halifax November 13-16th, 2014 for Waves of Change: Sustainable Food for All, Food Secure Canada's eighth National Assembly. Farmers, fishers, dietitians, policy makers, activists, entrepreneurs, community organizers, indigenous leaders, students, academics and more will create three jam-packed days of programming, networking opportunities, and learning sessions. This is the first time the FSC Assembly has been held in Atlantic Canada and this edition will feature the top experts from the region as well as across the country with a special focus on fisheries.
FoodWork will be participating in the conference. We need two or three people to assist at our table on Saturday and/or Sunday. The role is to assist at FoodWork's display for a few hours, on whichever day you are available. Orientation will be provided. Experience in food issues is a bonus, but is not required.
enthusiasm for local food, organic food and/or food security
positive and outgoing
asset: familiarity with FoodWork.ca and/or GoodWork.ca
admission to the exhibition at the conference
(see: http://foodsecurecanada.org/who-we-are/our-8th-assembly/take-stand )
meet progressive food organizations from across Canada
help support the local/sustainable food movement
We're seeking anyone who can help out for at least a few hours on either day, between the hours of 8:30-5pm / Sunday 8:30-12:30pm. The event is located downtown, at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel.
If interested, please send us an e-mail expressing your interest and availability, to:
2015 at foodwork.ca
Subject: Halifax event
Please include a phone number where we can contact you, and attach a resume and/or describe your background.
P.S. We are also seeking a billet/host for FoodWork staff to stay while in Halifax. If you live in Halifax and might be able to offer this, please contact us to discuss: 2015 at foodwork.ca (subject: Halifax billet)
We thank everyone for their interest, but due to short timelines we will only be contacting those selected.
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