Community Garden Coordinator

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Women’s Place Kenora are looking for a Community Garden Coordinator! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Women’s Place Kenora is a resource centre empowering all women working within a feminist perspective.  We provide peer/group counselling, workshops, referrals, pre-employment and entrepreneurship training, farmer’s market opportunities, community kitchens, lending library, community gardens, free-cycle room, and public awareness events.

The successful applicant should be a dynamic, task oriented individual with a positive and friendly attitude that takes pride in seeing the results of a job through to completion. In this position you will work mainly outdoors maintaining Women’s Place Kenora’s property and working with the women in caring for the community gardens.   The COMMUNITY GARDEN COORDINATOR will also help to develop and facilitate programs about the growing food security network and workshops on the therapeutic value of gardening.  In this position you will contribute to a team effort but also enjoy opportunities to manage your own multiple tasks and prioritize independently. This is more than just a job!  This is a rare opportunity that will provide the experience to learn firsthand the challenges women in our community face on a daily basis.  The COMMUNITY GARDEN COORDINATOR will work under the guidance and mentorship of the Executive Director.

Employer Name: Women's Place Kenora
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Application Deadline: April 30th, 2021
Email: wpk.info@shaw.ca
Hours of Work: Mon-Thurs (Flexible)- 8-week contract
Job Type: Various Hours
Wages: $14.50 per hour

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Maintenance & care of community gardens
  • Assisting women in our community
  • General grounds work (cutting lawn, etc.)
  • Attendance at Farmer’s Market
  • Maintaining the outdoor library and adding/removing additional material as needed
  • Optimize services and program development and assist with delivery of WPK workshops
  • Screen all individuals entering designated entrance for symptoms, signs and travel based on the provided screening guidelines (consists of asking questions on screening form +/- temperature reading)
  • Ensure all individuals entering follow proper precautionary measures and wear appropriate personal protective equipment required
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Open to youth between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
  • Is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
  • Students must have a Social Insurance Number
  • Current criminal reference check required
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please send resume with cover letter and three references to:

Jo-Anne Gustafson

Women’s Place Kenora

530 3rd Street North, Kenora, ON  P9N 2M3

Email:  wpk.info@shaw.ca      Fax:      (807) 468-3904

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