JOB DESCRIPTION

The Food Security Coordinator is based in Fort St John, BC and will report to the Executive Director. The Food Security Coordinator will:

  • Design, execute, and evaluate NOURISH including designing research methodologies, developing programs, supervising and evaluating staff, creating daily schedules and activity plans;
  • Develop partnerships with local community groups;
  • Organize community outreach and information sessions
  • Ensure materials for all activities are gathered and ready for use;
  • Perform risk assessments daily, weekly, and as necessary to keep all participants and staff safe;
  • Complete all mandatory reports and participate in weekly meetings;
  • Represent NEAT and NOURISH professionally at all times
  • Be a positive team player
  • Complete other duties as assigned

This position may require a varied workweek schedule to accommodate special events and other activities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary education in food security/food services or equivalent experience
  • Sensitivity to and knowledge of environmental issues, especially related to local food security
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills
  • Ability to design, gather and analyze research information
  • Ability to build community relationships and use information from the community to guide program direction
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work unsupervised and demonstrate motivation and initiative
  • Ability to work varied hours (mornings, evenings, and weekends)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet usage

REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

To be eligible for the program, job applicants should meet the following criteria: 

  • Is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations. 
  • Valid BC Driver

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