Nourish is looking for a Summer Intern

Are you passionate about ensuring everyone has access to good food?  Are you searching for a rewarding paid internship this summer?  Nourish is looking for a Summer Intern to assist with its Taste of Nourish programming.

If you want to join our team and spend a summer cooking, gardening and working around food issues, consider this opportunity:

A Taste of Nourish Intern Position Summer 2015

Position :    A Taste of Nourish Assistant (time-limited, bargaining unit position CUPE Local 3521) Contract Length :   May 25, 2015 – August 14th, 2015, 32.5 hours per week Wage:  $13 per hour, plus Mandatory Employer Related Costs Location:  Peterborough City and County Tasks and Responsibilities:

  1. To assist chefs, community cooks, gardeners and seed savers in delivering food literacy workshops through A Taste of Nourish.
  2. To conduct pre- and post-series interview with all participants.
  3. To create a welcoming atmosphere for all participants involved in A Taste of Nourish activities.
  4. To keep detailed statistical information, create visual documentation and monitor progress of activities.
  5. To problem solve issues as they arise.

Qualifications: Must fulfill Service Canada eligibility requirements as follows: -Must be a registered full-time post-secondary student during the preceding academic year. -Intends to return to school on a full time basis in the next academic year. -Not attending full-time classes while participating in this placement. -Be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusively) at the time of intake/selection. -Legally entitled to work in Canada. -Cannot have another full-time summer job. In addition the candidate needs to demonstrate:

  • Extensive experience and comfort leading growing and cooking workshops.
  • Solid practice in facilitating workshops for adults.
  • Demonstrated commitment to anti-oppression.
  • Proven ability to work independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills in English.  Additional languages (including ASL) an asset.
  • Certification in first aid, crisis intervention and safe food handling are assets.
  • Holding a valid Ontario driver’s license also an asset.
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 If this position appeals to you, please submit a letter of intent and a résumé detailing qualifications and experience by noon on Friday, May 8th, 2015 to: Joëlle Favreau, 216 Simcoe St. Peterborough, Ontario, K9H 2H7 E-mail :  jfavreau@ywcapeterborough.org