JOB OPPORTUNITY! North End Food Security Network-Urban Green Team


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 North End Food Security Network-Urban Green Team Job Position

deadline:  5pm, May 31st

The North End Food Security Network, sponsored by The North End Community Renewal Corporation has a Urban Green Team position available. The position is 30 hours per week, from July 1 to August 31, 2013.
Job Description

The North End Food Security Network exists to improve the health of North End residents through making our local food system more sustainable, accessible and equitable, using a community-based system that supports North End residents, organizations and businesses. The NEFSN Urban Green Team staff will assist the NEFSN in the planning and implementation of these opportunities.


Task Description:

1. North End Greening

  • Assist the coordinator in establishing and maintaining community gardens in the North End of Winnipeg
  • Work with other Urban green team members in greening and food security events as assigned
  • Assist the coordinator in facilitating cooking classes and cooking workshops than include nutrition and budgeting components
  • Assist in  security outings, workshops such as composting workshops, strawberry picking and farm mentoring opportunities
  • Assist in managing the Main Street Farmers’ Market

2. Office Administration

  • Assist with daily office tasks that include answering the phone, filing and updating databases, photocopying, newsletter and flyer production and workshop evaluation documentation
  • Develop and maintain an accurate record of all activities/initiatives
  • Prepare progress reports as requested and/or required

4. Other tasks as assigned

The successful applicant will have/be:

  • Between 16-24 years of age


  • Strong-interest in food security & environmental sustainability issues


  • Good  written and oral communication skills


  • Good organizational skills with proven attention to detail


  • Good interpersonal skills and enjoy working with the public


  • Good level of computer knowledge, Internet, Word and Excel


  • Be self motivated and a team player


  • Able to multitask and meet deadlines


  • Familiarity with Winnipeg’s North End an asset

Those interested in applying for this position are invited to forward their resume before 5pm, May 31st to:

509 Selkirk Avenue (Subject Line: North End Food Security Network –Green Team Job position)


Fax: 204- 582-2801

Thank you for your interest. Unfortunately only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. North End Community Renewal Corporation (NECRC), is a registered charity that is committed to the social, economic and cultural renewal of the North End of Winnipeg. For more information please visit the NECRC website at



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