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Enaadmaagehjik o/a Wikwemikong Development Commission

Community Food-Share Coordinator
Contract Position 52 Weeks
37.5/hrs. Week

Under the general direction of the Economic Development Officer the Community Food-Share Coordinator will work with partners and organizations to develop a community food share and gardening model; build infrastructure in community gardens; build capacity through community volunteers; and train community members in food and agricultural related initiates.

Duties include:
• Work with community partners and organizations to strengthen local food and gardening programs and support long-term sustainability of our local food system;
• Develop and facilitate regular food and garden workshops on topics such as harvesting, season extensions, preserving, and traditional hunting/fishing and cooking;
• Coordinate garden/harvesting workdays throughout the season;
• Design and deliver learning/training initiatives that enhance food learning and capacity with community members and organizations;
• Collaborate with community members, partners, organizations to develop a food share model that takes into account our traditional values and culture;
• Establish a volunteer base;
• Establish and maintain participant tracking and other data collection systems;
• Project management duties, including monthly reporting, budget management and ensuring that deliverables are met.

Qualifications include:
• Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent with some post-secondary education preferred;
• At least 2 years gardening and/or food production experience;
• General building and carpentry skills;
• Ability to facilitate groups of volunteers;
• Experience in workshop delivery;
• Knowledge and experience in gardening techniques and maintaining gardening infrastructure;
• Strong oral and interpersonal communication skills, must be a team player and must have a willingness to learn, experiment and adapt;
• Knowledge of community food initiatives;
• Experience in working within First Nation communities;
• Knowledge and appreciation of the Anishnabek culture, language and heritage; and
• Valid driver's license and have access to a vehicle;

Deadline: August 11, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
Start Date: August 28, 2017

Please submit a covering letter, resume and 3 recent work references (within last three years) to:

Enaadmaagehjik Development Commission
2102 Wikwemikong Way
Wikwemikong, ON
P0P 2J0

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a current Criminal Reference Certificate (CPIC).

 

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Enaadmaagehjik o/a Wikwemikong Development Commission

Contract Position (33 weeks)
Zhimaatchtaan Economic Awareness Conference Coordinator

Under the general direction of the Economic Development Officer and under the direct supervision of the Business Development and Leased Properties Manager, the ZEAD Conference Coordinator will perform the following:

DUTIES
1. Prepares and organizes ZEAD Conference Agenda
2. Monitors Budget and Work Plan for the conference.
3. Hold monthly meetings or as required with the Conference Planning Committee.
4. Prepares meeting reports.
5. Will follow up and assist with contacting proposed conference speakers.
4 Is responsible for advertising and market the conference.
5 Organize and coordinate workshops, keynote address, entertainment, etc.
7. Organize and seek quotations for catering, entertainment and other services required for the conference.
8. Prepare Conference Report as required and to satisfy the funding agency.
9. To perform general office related duties, maintain filing system, incoming/outgoing correspondence, processing reports regularly and follow up on phone calls.
10. Seek donations from band department/employers for door prizes and conference agenda packages.
11. Liaison with government funding agencies, other organizations and/or employers.
12. Organize evaluation of workshop facilitators and overall conference evaluation.
13. Provide financial and administrative reports as required.
14. Coordinate the ballot boxes for the annual business and volunteer awards.
15. To report problems immediately to the General Manager and will assist in resolving and the follow up of any disputes when required.
16. Other assigned duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Grade 12 Diploma and at least 2 years office administration.
• Excellent organizational, administrative and time management skills.
• Strong writing skills, especially in correspondence writing, etc.
• Must have strong oral and interpersonal communication skills, must be a team player.
• Must be proficient in the use of computer and essential software.
• Knowledge and appreciation of the Anishnabek culture, language and heritage are all considered an asset.
• Must meet LDM Funding requires, which include:
• Applicant must be unemployed, must have received Employment Insurance in the last three years and a Wikwemikong Band Member

Deadline: August 11, 2017
Start Date: ASAP
Salary Range: $14.00 per hour

Please submit a covering letter, resume and 3 recent work references (within last three years) to:

Enaadmaagehjik Development Commission
2102 Wikwemikong Way
Wikwemikong, ON
P0P 2J0

For more information and complete job description, please contact Mary Lynn Odjig at 705-859-3001.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted and Pending Funding

 

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