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KLFS is hiring!

We are looking for a FoodRescue.ca Coorindator! Thanks to a funding partnership with Second Harvest, Kawartha Lakes Food Source is a pilot community for their program expansion.

This position is intended to introduce FoodRescue.ca into the town of Lindsay. The successful candidate will be required to identify, recruit and engage social service agencies and food businesses in the use of FoodRescue.ca and provide the required support necessary to expand the system into the marketplace.

CONTRACTED DELIVERABLES:

  • communicate with businesses, staff, volunteers, and stakeholders to gain support for this new method of food rescue;
  • Onboard a minimum of 15 social service organizations, schools-based nutrition programs and community service agencies;
  • On board a minimum of 15 food donors;
  • Divert 9,000 lbs. of food, the equivalent of 9,000 meals and avoids 16,714 lbs. of GHG emissions through FoodRescue.ca;
  • Provide ongoing relationship building with agencies to further expand food rescue;
  • Conduct training with employees/volunteers and solicit input to improve our program;
  • Collect and maintain accurate records of activities and generate reports about the program; (h)Support the planning and coordination of activities for this new program;
  • Identify and evaluate risks associated with program activities and act to control any risks;
  • Liaise with other Second Harvest staff to ensure effective and efficient program delivery;
  • Provide assistance in planning and hosting a regional FoodRescue.ca workshop for food donors and social service organizations

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:

  1. Excellent stakeholder and partnership building skills are required
  2. Experience in sales and cold calls would be a strong asset
  3. Strong verbal and written communicator is essential
  4. Ability to work independently and with a team
  5. Project coordination experience is valued
  6. Tracking and reporting are essential and required skills
  7. Organized, decisive, and innovative are desired attributes 
  8. Ability to use social media as a marketing tool
  9. Takes initiative and is creative to achieve deliverables
  10. Commitment to the cause
  11. Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable car are expected

Details:

This position is one year, full time (5 days a week/37.5 hrs per week) and rate of $16.75/hr. 

Occasional evenings and weekends will be necessary for this position.

To apply:

Please send resumes to info@kawarthalakesfoodsource.com or drop off at 41 George Street West, Lindsay on or before Monday, April 15, 2019.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted and those requiring accommodation can request them at this time. 

Thank you for your time to prepare your submission.