Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Employment Opportunity

Our blog updates have been few and far between lately, mostly because there is so much happening!  Today we made peach chutney and mango chutney AND there's a companion planting workshop, and next week long-time volunteer Nancy will be sharing her family's recipe for pickled nopales with Mexican rice and chicken.

Want to know more about what's happening this summer?   Check out the schedule of summer events which includes cooking workshops, the urban agriculture apprenticeship workshops, and Norquay Orchard drop-in workshops.  You can also find us on Facebook  for quick snapshots and updates.

Meanwhile, this employment opportunity has come up right in Renfrew-Collingwood,.  CityReach Care Society is one of our close partner organizations and we think they're doing amazing work.  Interested in joining their team?  Read on for more info:


Position:  CityReach Care Society (the urban outreach subsidiary of Broadway Church) is seeking an individual for the full-time position of Food For Families Program Coordinator.

Description:  The Food For Families Program Coordinator will assist the Program Manager to plan, organize and implement the various food-related services offered in the Food For Families program consistent with the core values of Broadway Church, in conjunction with CityReach Care Society’s vision and mission statement.

Skills required:
Knowledge and understanding of issues related to poverty, food security, non-profit programs, social service resources, and managing volunteers
-        -Strong social skills for interacting with individuals from culturally and socio-economic diversity
-       -Physically fit and able to lift heavy boxes and objects for food distribution
-       -Valid BC Driver’s License and ability to drive large cube van

Compensation:  Monday – Friday – 35 hours per week – Salary based on experience with full benefit package.

Apply to:  Interested applicants should email their resume and references to, Damaris Galvez – Food For Families Program Manager –

Submission Deadline:  Friday, July 12, 2013

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