QCFC Hiring Food-Skills Coordinator


Position Title: Food Skills Coordinator

Location: Qajuqturvik Community Food Centre, Iqaluit, Nunavut

Position Type: Full-time, Permanent

Reports To: Program Director

Base salary: $80,000 - $90,000 depending on experience

Qajuqturvik Community Food Centre (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.

QCFC is seeking a full-time Food Skills Coordinator for its facility in the heart of Iqaluit. In conformance with Article 23 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement, preference will be given to Inuit applicants. Housing is not available.

Key Responsibilities:

Program Development: Develop and implement food skills programs and workshops.

Coordination: Coordinate scheduling, logistics, and facilitation of food skills sessions.

Community Engagement: Engage with community members, local organizations, and stakeholders to assess needs, gather feedback, and promote participation in food skills programs.

Resource Management: Manage resources, including supplies and equipment, necessary for the successful operation of food skills programs.

Evaluation and Reporting: Monitor and evaluate program effectiveness, collect data, and prepare reports for internal and external stakeholders.

Collaboration: Collaborate with other staff members, volunteers, and partners to integrate food skills programming with QCFC’s other initiatives and services.

Advocacy: Advocate for policies and initiatives that promote food security, healthy eating, and food sovereignty within the community and beyond.

Key Competencies:

Community Engagement: Ability to engage with community members and build relationships based on trust and respect.

Program Development: Strong program development skills, including needs assessment, curriculum design, and evaluation.

Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively convey information and ideas to different audiences.

Organizational Skills: Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize responsibilities, and meet deadlines.

Cultural Competency: Sensitivity to and understanding of Inuit culture.

Teamwork: Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, volunteers, and partners to achieve common goals.

Adaptability: Flexibility and adaptability to work in a dynamic environment and respond effectively to changing circumstances and priorities.

Knowledge of Inuktut is a strong asset.


$80,000 - $90,000 depending on experience

$2500 Inuktut bilingual bonus

Full health and dental benefits (employer-paid premiums)

Matching RRSP

3 weeks annual vacation, increasing each year of steady employment

5 days paid Indigenous cultural leave

1 week paid leave during Christmas closure

Flexible work arrangements

Paid sick days

Application Process:

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume by June 14, 2024 outlining your qualifications and experience related to the position. Applications can be sent to info@qajuqturvik.ca with the subject line "Food Skills Program Coordinator Application."

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