Community Kitchen Coordinator Jobs Vacancy in Cmha Simcoe County Branch Barrie
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Community Kitchen Coordinator Jobs Vacancy in Cmha Simcoe County Branch Barrie Jobs Details:
Community Kitchen Coordinator – Resource Development -* *PT /Temporary
The Coordinator, in accordance with the agency’s policies, standards, and guidelines, is responsible for implementing community kitchen/urban pantry work plans, develop and coordinate foods skills volunteer activities, and coordinate community food programming.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
- Degree/Diploma or equivalent experience in a related field of study, culinary arts, foods and nutrition, health services, social services, or in a related field,
- Minimum three (3) years experience working in community-based food security projects.
- Legally able to work in Canada.
- Access to a vehicle is required.
- Candidates with a proficiency in French are strongly encouraged to apply.
- Experience in mental health and/or addictions (community-based setting preferred).
PROGRAM AND SERVICES
- Coordinate Food Skills/Community Kitchen activities in accordance with the Grow grant application, at multiple partner locations in Barrie.
- Coordinate operations of the Barrie Good Food Box, including receiving and collection orders, purchasing produce, coordinating packing day, manager buyer’s database.
- Report to the Urban Pantry Coordinator and establish best communication, reporting and meeting strategy to meet common objectives.
- Attend monthly Urban Pantry steering committee meetings and others as requested by partner sites.
- In conjunction with the Urban Pantry coordinator, create capacity within the community to provide food skills training and add food skills building opportunities at new and existing sites.
- Measure and evaluate program impact through support of data collection, reporting and development of activities such as grant writing and annual reporting.
- Create a sustainable and diverse volunteer base by training, and matching food skills volunteers.
- Encourage student and newcomer food skills volunteering.
- Recruit, train and support volunteers and /or participants involved in Urban Pantry initiatives, including the “Community Kitchen Champions”.
- Provide opportunities for Food Handler Certification for participants in conjunction with the SMDHU.
- Develop and implement ongoing training and development of a Community Food Advisor program.
- Role model professional behaviour and positive communication with participants, volunteer and partners.
- Program on going volunteer recognition and plan the annual volunteer appreciation event with Urban Pantry Coordinator.
- Cultivate communication, leadership, and food skills amongst program participants, community volunteers and partner agencies.
- Facilitate groups, building a safe and inclusive space for participants.
- Create and update community food resources and programs such as handouts and manuals in conjunction with the SMDHU.
- Create systems for health, safety and cleanliness in kitchens, in conjunction with the SMDHU.
- Support other program and partner staff to develop gardening, cooking and nutrition skills as well as an expanded scope of each kitchen to suit the needs of the participants.
- Engage in food demonstrations at partner sites.
- Advocate for healthy food in Barrie community.
- Responsible for transporting clients in the community and, on occasion, outside of the geographical area.
HOURS OF WORK: 26.25 hours per week. Ability to work from home and work flexible hours (days, occasional evenings and weekends).
CMHA Simcoe County Branch is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code CMHA Simcoe County Branch will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $25.00 /hour