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As we start to plan for our 2024 season, we are excited to be looking for a new person to join our team! Are you interested in working alongside others passionate about farming and food justice? Know someone who is? Then perhaps you (or they) are our inaugural Community Food Animator!

The Community Food Animator is a core part of the EGP team and will be working directly alongside Becka & Claire. This position involves a high level of responsibility, self-direction, problem-solving and team work. In our dynamic and fast-paced work environment, we place a high value on communication in order to successfully deliver programming. As we are a very small team, we need to be flexible with our schedules as well as work duties. We are looking for a passionate, hard-working, positive individual with excellent communication skills, who genuinely enjoys working in a team to celebrate local food systems and environmental education.

The Community Food Animator will assist with a variety of different programs. Their main responsibility will be coordinating and managing the Loutet Community Farm Markets, including coordinating volunteers and seasonal staff. The will be the main point of contact for vendors (including recruiting, scheduling and ongoing communication). They will also participate with the Farm Team, including helping with harvest days, leading volunteer work parties, and assisting with general farm tasks. Finally, the Community Food Animator will contribute to our Education Programs by leading school tours and supporting the development of education programs.

Please note that this position is pending grant funding, but we wanted to cast the net wide and early to be sure to find the best candidate we could!

Find all the position details, including how to apply, via the link below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Community Food Animator EGP 2024.docx