Temporary Full Time Employment Opportunity: 8 weeks Food Recovery Assistant at the Food Hub

Temporary Full Time Employment Opportunity: 8 weeks
North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society
Food Recovery Assistant

30 hours/week      Wage: $20/hour

The Kaslo Food Hub is seeking a Food Recovery Assistant for July and August. This position is a temporary summer position and applicants must be between ages 15-30. Funding for this position is partly provided by the Government of Canada. 
Key Duties & Responsibilities
•    Processing excess food to reduce waste and convert it into shelf-stable food through dehydrating, freezing, etc.
•    Harvesting and processing local fruit for our Feeding Families Not Bears program
•    Gardening, watering and weeding in Food Hub gardens
•    Working with and directing volunteers in food processing
•    Education, promotion and outreach of Food Hub programs
•    Helping with Food Hub programs like Food Cupboard, Farmer’s Market and Special events as directed
•    Tracking stats and keeping work logs
•    Package soups and other foods made at the Food Hub
•    Stock shelves for Food Cupboard service
•    Other light duties like cleaning, organizing, etc.
Work Experience and Skill Requirements:
•    General knowledge of Food Safe food handling principles is an asset
•    Comfort with and experience preparing and storing food is valuable
•    Ability to receive direction and work independently
•    Flexibility and willingness to do a variety of tasks related to our Food Hub programs
•    Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
Please email the Administrator at North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society with your resume and cover letter to: administrator@nklcss.org  

NKLCSS is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage members of the BIPOC and LGBTQIA2S+ communities to apply.