Logo via the City of Toronto.
The Atmospheric Fund is offering a paid “Policy Researcher” internship running from June to August of 2013. According to the official job description:
The Policy Researcher will work under the supervision of the VP Programs and Partnerships to provide background research related to key policy areas of potential interest to TAF, identify key policy players, describe the roles they are currently playing or plan to play in the future, and to assist in developing a recommendations report concerning the most appropriate and effective roles TAF could consider playing in this sphere.
Applications may be submitted by forwarding a CV and cover letter to:
Lyle Jones, Stakeholder and Engagement Coordinator
About The Atmospheric Fund (via the City of Toronto):
The City of Toronto established Toronto Atmospheric Fund in 1991 to focus on reducing local greenhouse gas and air pollution emissions. Working with a $23 million endowment from the sale of the long-closed Langstaff Jail Farm, TAF operates as an arms-length agency at no cost to the City. TAF helps the City achieve the targets set out in the Council-approved climate plan and supports energy cost savings through energy efficiency. TAF-supported projects such as a streetlighting retrofit, traffic light LED conversion, and building retrofits have generated $55 million in savings for the city to date.
Full details on the position, including responsibilities, qualifications, and compensation can be found here.
It’s that time of year again when Sustain Ontario is looking for motivated young people to join our team. Are you a food policy fan? Do you get excited over the idea of transforming Ontario’s food system? Are you looking for an internship that will put you on the provincial food map? Well, look no further. Sustain Ontario is starting our new part-time food intern program and we want you to join us. We offer great work experience, a huge network of contacts along with a flexible hours and work you can sink your teeth into. We are hiring up to 7 part-time interns to begin as early as May 1st. Please see our Opportunities page for more details. Applications due April 29th.
EcoSuperior was successful in receiving a 3-year Trillium grant to develop their Food Strategy, and they now have 2 positions available:
Program Coordinator - Applications accepted until Friday, April 19
Food Strategy Coordinator - Applications accepted until Monday, April 29
Click on the links for more info!
From Canadian Organic Growers:
JOB VACANCY at CANADIAN ORGANIC GROWERS
Location: National Office in Ottawa, ON
Position: Outreach Director
Application Deadline: March 31, 2013
COG is Canada’s oldest organic organization and only national organic agricultural charity. We’re looking for a dynamic communicator, organic champion, and team builder to help us achieve our bold new vision for the organic movement. It’s going to take hard work, dedication and strategic thinking–are you up for the challenge?
This leadership position will work closely with the Board of Directors, Operations Director, volunteers, project coordinators, and summer students, providing coordination of the Canadian Organic Grower’s outreach and communication initiatives.
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Via the Stop
The Stop Community Food Centre in Toronto is seeking a full-time Urban Agriculture Coordinator. More details from the Stop on this truly exciting opportunity below.
Via the Stop (full details on position and on how to apply after the jump):
The Stop Community Food Centre
Urban Agriculture Coordinator
The Stop began over 30 years ago as one of North America’s first food banks, and has grown into a vibrant community centre, using food as a gateway to addressing many issues, including poverty, the environment, social isolation and health in one of Toronto’s lowest-income neighbourhoods. The Stop’s mission is to increase access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity, builds community and challenges inequality.
The role of the Urban Agriculture Coordinator is to help people who have experienced marginalization and poverty gain access to the land, skills and other resources they need to grow their own food, while also fostering leadership and community development. We are seeking a dynamic, organized self-starter who is equally passionate and knowledgeable about growing organic food and supporting diverse community members. The UA Coordinator will work with a collaborative, professional team primarily out of our Green Barn location.
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From The Mustard Seed Co-operative Grocery, Inc.:
Word cloud of The Mustard Seed Cooperative’s sourcing priorities.
The Mustard Seed Cooperative Grocery, Inc., a new non-profit cooperative in Hamilton, ON, is seeking a General Manager to take a lead role in planning, organizing, directing, and controlling resources for the opening and subsequent management of a downtown grocery store. We welcome applications from highly motivated and dynamic individuals with managerial experience in the grocery industry and a strong knowledge of and commitment to cooperative values.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This full time salaried position is anticipated to start in April 2013. The full posting and instructions for applying can be found on our website.