Summer Jobs for Students At The Table

The Table Community Food Centre is seeking three energetic, responsible and motivated students to fill summer positions with us.  

All three positions (see below) are for 12 weeks and applicants must meet the Canada Summer Jobs criteria for applicants:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  •  have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to
  • return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has
  • been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act2; and,
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial
  • legislation and regulations.

The Table is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from the Canada Summer Jobs priority students including students with disabilities, Aboriginal students and students who are visible minorities.

To apply for a position please send an email with attached cover letter and resume in a single file (PDF or MS Word format) to summerjobs@thetablecfc.org. Please indicate preference of the positions available, and reasons for wanting to work with The Table in the cover letter.

 

Community Food and Outreach Worker

The Community Food and Outreach worker will assist our staff with the Table's participation in local community festivals, Canada 150 events, and food-themed fundraisers by developing outreach materials, engaging the public during the events and assisting with basic setup and tear down of event displays. The student will also work with the Good Food Bank Coordinator to provide important community services by developing and implementing educational activities about healthy food choices such as food demonstrations, creation of fact sheets and recipes. The student will also support the staff and volunteers of the food bank with basic operations including fundraising, food drives, welcoming and processing clients, and overseeing client use of the food bank. They will work with local farmers and gardeners to coordinate the donation or "gleaning" of fresh, local produce for the food bank and other programs at The Table. 

Application Deadline: May 19 Start date June  4

 

Community Gardener

The Community Gardener will participate with staff and volunteers in the planting, tending and harvesting of produce from The Table's gardens. The Community Gardener will also work to inform and engage the broader community about growing and consuming more local food through participation in community festivals and events like The Table's popular Barns Farms and Wicked Chefs event which is increasingly bringing tourists to our area while it celebrates the local agricultural community's diverse offerings. 

Application Deadline: This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  Start date: as soon as possible. 

 

Food Skills and Event Assistant

The Food Skills and Event Assistant will assist our Food Skills Coordinator and Community Chef in delivering food skills and food access programs.  The student will assist with the preparation of food and the serving of food at community events, festivals and 150th events that The Table is participating in over the course of the summer. 

Application Deadline: May 19 Start date June  4