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Summer Student Garden and Greenhouse Assistant

Summer Student Garden and Greenhouse Assistant
REPORTS TO: Garden and Greenhouse Educator
COORDINATES WITH: Volunteers and other students
HOURS OF WORK: 30 hours per week for a 9 week period

POSITION SUMMARY: This position will assist in the creation and maintenance of an offsite Community Garden and Edible Forest, as well as the growing and harvesting of food in the outdoor gardens and greenhouse for use in community meals, education programs and sharing with the Local Community Food Centre patrons.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Work with volunteers and community members who participate in gardening activities.
2. Assist in the day to day activities and maintenance of all on site and off site gardens.
3. Assist the Greenhouse and Garden Educator with programs.
4. Other duties as assigned.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
1. Ability to work on feet and perform physical activities for extended periods.
2. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
3. Previous experience working in a garden and/or greenhouse preferred but not necessary.
4. Possession of valid safe food handling, CPR and First Aid Certificates would be useful5. Ability to work well with peers, community members
6. Must be able to take direction especially in relation to safe workplace practices
QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Experience working with volunteers and demonstrated ability to work within a diverse community (people of different ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds)
2. Excellent interpersonal skills
3. Experience with multi-tasking in a busy environment
4. Demonstrated ability to work with and show sensitivity to those who experience poverty and discrimination
5.Must be eligible under the Canada Summer Jobs program
WORKPLACE GUIDELINES AND EXPECTATIONS:
1. Assistance in furthering the mission of LCFC
2. Adherence to all LCFC and CFCC policies.
3. Maintenance of confidentiality in regards to all LCFC matters.
4. Treatment of all volunteers, staff, clients and community members with dignity and respect at all times

5. Adherence to the maintenance of a scent, perfume and smoke free environment

To apply send a cover letter and resume to debra@thelocalcfc.org by May 4th, 2021

Summer Student Kitchen Skills Assistant

REPORTS TO: Community Chef/Volunteer Coordinator
COORDINATES WITH: Volunteers and other students
HOURS OF WORK: 30 hours per week for a 9 week period
POSITION SUMMARY:
This position will assist the community chef in planning and coordinating delivery of community meals, including preparing and clean up of space.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Work with volunteers and community members who participate in
2. Assist in the day-to-day planning and preparation and delivery coordination of community meals.
3. Other duties as assigned.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
1. Ability to work on feet and perform physical activities for extended periods.
2. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
3. Previous experience working in a kitchen preferred.
4. Familiarity with basic kitchen equipment.
5. Possession of valid safe food handling, CPR and First Aid Certificates would be useful.
6. Ability to work well with peers, community members.
7. Excellent organizational skills.
8. Must be able to take direction especially in relation to safe workplace practices.
QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Experience working with volunteers and demonstrated ability to work within a diverse community (people of different ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds)
2. Excellent interpersonal skills
3. Experience with multi-tasking in a busy environment
4. Demonstrated ability to work with and show sensitivity to those who experience poverty and discrimination
5.Must be eligible under the Canada Summer Jobs program
WORKPLACE GUIDELINES AND EXPECTATIONS:
1. Assistance in furthering the mission of LCFC
2. Adherence to all LCFC and CFCC policies.
3. Maintenance of confidentiality in regards to all LCFC matters.
4. Treatment of all volunteers, staff, clients and community members with dignity and respect at all times

5. Adherence to the maintenance of a scent, perfume and smoke free environment

To apply send a cover letter and resume to debra@thelocalcfc.org by May 30th, 2021