The Food Strategy Coordinator will lead the ongoing efforts of the Thunder Bay and Area Food Strategy (TBAFS) by engaging partners and facilitating research, policy and action in a range of topics that comprise the TBAFS: food access; urban agriculture; school food environments; public food procurement; forest and freshwater foods; food infrastructure; and food production. The goal of the TBAFS is to create a healthy, equitable, and sustainable food system that contributes to health and well-being of individuals, communities, the environment, and local economies while supporting regional food self-reliance. Tasks will include administration for the Executive Committee, Council and working groups; supporting existing projects and exploring new project opportunities; updating the Food Strategy Implementation Plan and the Community Food Security Report Card; and preparing grant proposals. More information about the TBAFS is available at http://tbfoodstrategy.com/.

This is a 12- month contract for a part time-time position (22.5 hours/week) beginning January 2018. There is potential for an increase to full-time or extension of the contract if additional project funding is secured. The Food Strategy Coordinator is hosted by EcoSuperior and work is based at their offices located at 562 Red River Road, Thunder Bay.

The Thunder Bay and Area Food Strategy is strongly committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

HOW TO APPLY: A cover letter and CV in a single pdf file should be emailed to customerservice@ecosuperior.org with “Food Strategy Coordinator” in the subject line, no later than 4 p.m. on Friday January 5, 2018. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information on the position and how to apply see http://tbfoodstrategy.ca/news/were-hiring-food-strategy-coordinator/