JOB TITLE: Project Manager

This is a 1 year maternity leave position starting April 8, 2015. There is potential to expand the position with personal motivation. Seasonally dependent hours: 10-12 hrs/week April-October, 5 hrs/week November-April 2016. Wage is $25/hr.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Project Manager oversees current ongoing projects while strategizing larger goals for food security.

DUTIES:

·         Develops curriculum & delivers 6 ‘Local Food in the Kitchen’, 3 ‘Edible Gardening’ Workshops and coordinates 3 ‘keynote’ workshops collaboratively with Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook Food Sustainability Coordinator

·         Increases community engagement at Cranbrook Public Produce Garden

·         Coordinates group efforts to plan & expand growing space at Cranbrook Public Produce Garden

·         Develops sustainability plan for Community Kitchen project

·         Establishes priorities for development of social enterprise

·         Reports progress to CFAC Steering Committee 

·         Fulfills grant reporting and budget planning deadlines

·         Finds and applies for applicable grants

 

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will possess:

Strong communication & leadership skills, experience in community outreach, knowledge of local gardening & food skills, resourcefulness, comfortable working alone & collaboratively, flexible schedule, public speaking skills, basic computer & social media skills, basic financial skills (budgeting), creativity, time management skills, research skills


 

Must have:

- home office with personal computer

- class 5 driver’s license and vehicle

- Food Safe certificate or willing to obtain

- Basic First Aid certificate or willing to obtain

 

Candidates selected for interview will be asked to give a 5 minute presentation on East Kootenay Food Security or Creative Community Engagement.

Interested applicants please send resume and cover letter to cranbrookfood@gmail.com by March 18, 2015.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.