Seeking a Food Skills Coordinator

Qajuqturvik Community Food Centre (QCFC) is seeking a Food Skills Coordinator for its facility in the heart of Iqaluit. This is a full-time, three month contract with the possibility of extension if funding permits. In coordination with the Executive Director, the Food Skills Coordinator is responsible for the delivery and evaluation of QCFC’s Pre-Employment Program.

QCFC is a registered charity that strives to strengthen health, belonging and food sovereignty in Iqaluit. QCFC works in partnership with Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC). Community food centres are places where people come together to cook, share, and advocate for good food. For more information, visit qajuqturvik.ca or cfccanada.ca

A vulnerable sector check and positive references may be requested. Fluency in Inuktut is a strong asset. In conformance with Article 23 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement, preference will be given to Inuit applicants. Housing is not available. Compensation is $43/hr.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Engage in community outreach with participants and potential program partners;
  • Interview, screen, and supervise program participants;
  • Facilitate food skills program, building a safe and inclusive space for participants;
  • Provide support to program participants and ensure successful completion of Pre-Employment Training Program;
  • Represent the values and vision of Qajuqturvik Community Food Centre.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in culinary arts or related field of study;
  • 2 years of experience with program development, group facilitation, or community outreach;
  • Knowledge of food security and nutrition issues;
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire, teach, and empower community members;
  • Fluency in Inuktut and experience in Northern communities is a strong asset;
  • Other lived experiences, education, and skills will be considered in lieu of formal education and related work experience.

TO APPLY

Please submit your resume to info@qajuqturvik.ca or apply in-person at building 655 by January 6, 2023. We thank all those who express interest but only those candidates being considered will be contacted.

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