202-3002 32nd Ave, Vernon BC Canada V1T 2L7 info@certifiedorganic.bc.ca

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

This role reports to Rebecca Harbut. The position will work closely with Alex Bisset, Outreach Coordinator

 

SUMMARY

The role of this position is to support the outreach efforts of the Sustainable Agriculture KPU Farm outreach project which is funded by TD Bank. is a three-year project. They will provide support to the outreach coordinator by working in the learning garden as well as specific outreach events.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Carry out tasks in the learning garden, including; weeding, planting, harvesting.
  • Assist the outreach coordinator with the development of outreach materials such as signage, lesson plans, and communication materials.
  • Assist the outreach This coordinator with outreach events such as garden tours, workshops, school tours/visits
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Understanding of basic garden skills and ability to carry out physical tasks including planting, harvest, weeding and general agricultural practices.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and contribute in a collaborative manner.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in an urban garden or agricultural setting is desirable.
  • Ability to work outside in range of weather conditions.

 

Days and Hours:

Monday – Friday 8:30-4:00; Note: some weekend days may be required for outreach events.

 

Salary Information

Anticipated hourly pay rate: $20.00

 

Does this role sound like it was made for you, yet you don’t check every box?

We at KPU understand that experiences and qualifications may look differently for everyone and, if this job description is of interest to you, we encourage you to apply.

 

Note to Applicants:

Kwantlen Polytechnic University welcomes and encourages applications from equity deserving groups and diverse experiences including, but not limited to, Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, and members of the 2S/LGBTQIA+ community.

If there are any barriers that you are experiencing or an accommodation that we can provide to support you through the application process, please reach out to us at humanresources@kpu.ca.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

We thank all applicants for their interest in employment with KPU. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is committed to protecting the safety and welfare of employees, students, and the general public, and upholding the reputation and integrity of the University. For this reason, final applicants will be asked to undergo a background check.

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