Summer Jobs for Youth At The Table (2020)

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

All three positions (see below) are for 12 weeks, 35 hours/week, at a wage of $15/hr. 

Applicants must meet the Canada Summer Jobs criteria for applicants:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • 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 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. We will also prioritize access to employment for youth from low-income backgrounds and that face barriers to employment.

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 Please indicate preference of the positions available, reasons for wanting to work with The Table and availability from May to August in the cover letter.

Positions will remain open until suitable candidates are found. 


Community Food and Outreach Worker

The youth will work primarily 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. 


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.


Community Kitchen Assistant

The Community Kitchen 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 and serving of food at community meals and events.