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We’re hiring Campus Agriculture Animators for Work Study!

August 23, 2014
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Back in school this fall?  Want to deepen your involvement with wholesome campus food?  We want you!:

 

The Campus Agriculture Animator will work collaboratively with Hart House and the Dig In! Campus Agriculture Network (DICAN) to bring visibility to and increase awareness around food security and sustainability. The Animator will assist in the coordination of garden programming and projects as well as identify and assist with outreach projects including:

 

– Liaising with campus and community media

– Contributing to and maintaining the Dig In! website

– Increasing and maintaining the visibility of garden signage and plant identification

– Assisting with garden maintenance

– Working collaboratively on events and event promotion

– Maintaining relationships and seeking out new partnerships with groups on and off campus

Qualifications

This position is suited for students interested in food issues, urban agriculture, and

community-scale environmental policy. The student will learn about the material and human

dimensions of pursuing sustainable change within an institutional environment. Specific qualifications

include:

 

Working knowledge of urban agriculture, food politics, and/or food security

Prior gardening and/or agricultural experience is a definite asset

Computer skills, including MS Suite (word, excel, powerpoint)

Demonstrated ability to assume responsibility and work on own initiative

Motivated, organized, and resourceful

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Demonstrated interpersonal skills; superior planning and facilitation skills

 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Kate Raycraft at campusagriculture{at}gmail{dot}com by September 12, 2014.

 

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