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Thursday, February 24, 2011

TLCC Job Posting

Trout Lake/Cedar Cottage Food Security Network Society (TLCC)


Position Title:                  TLCC Coordinator
Reports to:                         TLCC Board of Directors
Term of Contract:           Starts immediately until end of June 2011 with possibility of extension
Hourly Wage:                   $20.00/hr, 10 hrs/wk.  Flexible schedules can be negotiated. 
Deadline:                            Applications must be received by 4:30pm, March 8th 2011

Description of Position:
The TLCC Coordinator will oversee overall TLCC coordination and support related activities with the following goals:
  • Primarily responsible for actively pursuing &  securing sustainable and ongoing funding for the TLCC activities
  • Support and maintain the existing pocket markets at Brant Villa and developing  one new pocket market. 
  • Regular distribution of relevant information to Network members.  Coordinate and facilitate monthly TLCC Board meetings
  • Build community capacity to be involved in food security initiatives and increase awareness of available food security resources and networking opportunities.
Roles and Responsibilities:

·         Identify funding opportunities, develop grant proposals and create a “sustainability plan”.

·         Identify and sustain opportunities for capacity building and partnerships between community leaders and agencies which would help support the work of the TLCC over the long term. 

·         Maintain and develop an email distribution list and blog.  Develop promotional materials for Network activities.

·         Monitor program finances, maintain accurate financial records, and ensure responsible budget implementation.

·         Collaborate with other food security networks in Vancouver to share resources and identify opportunities for strengthening working relationships.     


·         Sound understanding of food security principles and the spectrum of food based programs in Vancouver
·         Confident leadership experience with community development and capacity building approaches to project development.
·         Experience with community work and committee based processes, particularly related to pocket markets or farmer’s markets
·         Grant and funding report writing skills
·         Strong communication and computer skills, organization and time-management
·         Must have a valid Food Safe certificate or be willing to obtain one.
·         Experience with volunteer supervision, recruitment and training

NOTE:  this position requires use of your own vehicle and may require access to a home based workspace. 

Applications will be accepted until 4:30pm, March 8th 2011
Please submit your resume and cover letter to:
TLCC Food Security Board of Directors
Attn: Marlene Bell at spiritros@telus.net or Fax: 604-873-4402

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