We’re Hiring! Education Program Coordinator!

Just Food is hiring a 7-week contract position. See below for job description and position information. If interested in applying, please contact info@justfood.ca ASAP with your resume and cover letter all in one document, and the subject line specifying which position you are applying for. 

Interviews will be held on an on-going basis as applications are received with hiring ASAP. 

Type: Full-time, 7 week contract, 35 hours per week

Anticipated Start Date:  Immediate 

Compensation: $16/hour

Location: 2391 Pepin Court, Ottawa, Ontario 

Note that these positions are funded by Canada Summer Jobs, and individuals must be:

  • Between 18–30 at the start of employment
  • Be a citizen, have permanent residency or refugee status
  • Be legally entitled to work in the province.

Education Program Coordinator (Community Gardening Network – CGN)

Support Just Food’s Community Gardening Network initiative, which supports 100+ gardens city-wide in Ottawa.  With the guidance of a supervisor, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Coordinate educational opportunities for and/or at gardens
  • Outreach to community gardens to research current status, needs, successes, innovations, resources and create lessons learned blogs to share with other garden coordinators  
  • Strengthen the Ottawa Seed Library 
  • Conduct contact data management for all gardens, becoming familiar with Nationbuilder software.
  • Coordinate outdoor events at specific gardens, including bike tour
  • Assist day-to-day administration at CGN.
  • New projects related to communications that arise during the position.

Start-up Farm Program

Just Food established the Start-Up Farm Program to support new farmers in the Ottawa region. By offering access to land, shared infrastructure/equipment, and training, the program aims to enable more people in this region to start their own successful farm business.

> Read More about Just Food’s Start-up Farm program