Harvest Coordinator Job Posting 2017

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Anticipated Start Date: June 12th, 2017

Location: Victoria, BC

Hours per week: 20/wk for 20 weeks

Wage: $20/hr

Please apply by end of day May 29, 2017

With cover letter and resume with subject heading: “Harvest Coordinator Application” to: tim@lifecyclesproject.ca

Overview:

The successful candidate will coordinate the day-to-day activities of the Fruit Tree Project food rescue, managing the harvest and redistribution of gleaned fruit throughout the community. Working alongside seasonal staff, the Harvest Coordinator will coordinate specialized volunteers (tree assessors, harvest leaders, redistributors, pickers), manage the fruit tree database and harvest scheduling system, answer community inquiries, collect harvest data, facilitate public outreach events and manage social enterprise contracts. The ideal candidate will possess excellent organizational, communications & office management skills. A person with a strong commitment and understanding of food security and the interrelationship between food insecurity, health and poverty is preferred. A demonstrated knowledge and experience of fruit tree harvesting and maintenance is a benefit. The Fruit Tree Project Manager will support this position.

Key Responsibilities:

PROGRAM DELIVERY (50%):

COMMUNICATIONS, OUTREACH & ADVOCACY

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT & EVALUATION:

Skills and Abilities:

Compensation: $20/hour – 20 hours/week – 20 weeks