Job: Field to Table Schools Summer Intern

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Title Field to Table Schools Summer Intern
Salary 10.25/hr
Location Toronto
Job Information

Field to Table Schools Summer Intern

FoodShare Toronto is looking for a passionate and creative educator with a strong understanding of the food system, including nutrition and cooking, gardening, composting and local food to support the Field to Table Schools program during July and August.

Job Components

  • Developing resources for the Field to Table Schools program
  • Co-facilitating workshops for children, youth and adults
  • Supporting the care and maintenance of onsite gardens
  • Other duties assigned as required


  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Demonstrated interest in issues of food security and nutrition among children and youth
  • Understanding of community development
  • Experience gardening, cooking and composting
  • Strong oral speaking, communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to plan and facilitate workshops and meetings
  • Experience working with/in non for profit sector
  • Experience in preparing reports, budgets and financial statements
  • Computer skills (e.g., Word, Excel, email, internet)

This position is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs Program. Please indicate in your application if you meet the following criteria:

  • Are between 15-30 years of age (inclusive)
  • Were registered as full-time students during the last academic year
  • Intend to return to school on a full time basis during the next academic year
  • Is a student in a post-secondary, vocational or technical program
  • Is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation and regulations.

Hours of work: 37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday 

Compensation: $10.25/hr

FoodShare welcomes applications from persons of all cultural and racial backgrounds.

To Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter, including confirmation of your eligibility to Brooke Ziebell, Field to Table Schools Coordinator at

Deadline for Applications: Friday July 6, 2012 

Start Date: Monday July 16th

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