We're Hiring a New Market Coordinator!
We are looking for a part-time Market Coordinator to lead our market and coordinate the administrative market tasks outside of market hours.
Please see the job description below for more information!
Hours per week: 16 (This will be split into 9 hours on our Friday market day (9:30am - 6:30pm) and 7 hours of remote administrative work. This portion will be work from home)
Compensation: $1000 monthly salary
Contract: First week of August 2021 - October 2022
Roles and Responsibilities:
Weekly produce ordering, inventory management, and market day operations.
Co-op membership administration and communication
Grant writing and reporting- we currently have 2-year grant funding with Community Food Centres Canada that has quarterly reporting requirements as well as shopper and participant evaluation and feedback data to collect.
Coordinate a market credit program in collaboration with CFCC.
Bookkeeping including budgeting, collecting and submitting receipts, submitting financial reports, and paying invoices
Volunteer recruitment, training, and scheduling
Website and social media oversight and planning
Weekly newsletter with nutritional information and market updates
Vendor management, including recruiting new vendors, coordinating vendor deliveries and payment, and vendor communications.
Collaborating with other community organizations and like-minded groups to champion food security in Scarborough.
Represent Scarborough Co-op Market and increase community involvement.
The ideal candidate is:
An active member of their community.
Aware of and passionate about food security issues in Scarborough.
Independent and organized.
A good problem solver.
Comfortable with technology & social media (GSuite, Instagram, Facebook, Canva).
Preference will be given to applicants from Scarborough.
If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday, July 18th.
Interviews will start during the week of July 19th.
MEET THE TEAM!
ዮሃና (Yohanna) (she/her) is a student-community organizer for political ecology. She is a Black, cis, femme, 2nd generation forcibly displanted African-settler in Tkaronto/Toronto, Turtle Island (in "Scarborough, Ontario"). Her commitment to BlPOC food and land sovereignty stems from her ancestral history of small, local farming, and wood commerce. She loves the independence and self-sufficiency that small-scale agriculture commerce has brought her family and wants to support ethical agriculture practices.
As a community organizer, she has organized for the Black Students’ Association and the Caribbean Studies Students’ Union at the University of Toronto. Currently, she organizes with Climate Justice Toronto and Climate Justice Scarborough with a focus on addressing the root causes of the climate crisis.
In her free time, she enjoys storytelling, reading, spending time in nature, and decolonization.
Yohanna is the Co-Founder of SCM.
Chelsea (she/her) is a Registered Nurse and a parent of two small people. She is a second-generation settler and lifelong Scarborough resident, and is passionate about justice in all its forms and working together in community towards liberation, self-determination, and equity for all. She is also a member of Climate Justice Scarborough. She loves to grow, cook, bake, and share food with people she loves. When there are moments of spare time, Chelsea enjoys curling up with a good book.
Chelsea is the Co-Founder of SCM.
MARIA DEL MAR LONDOÑO FORERO
Maria is a Colombian-born immigrant and settler currently living on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee in Toronto. She is deeply passionate about food justice and believes strongly in increasing access to good food from a community based model. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she was a lead organizer for a food box delivery project for undocumented migrants, Queer/Trans/2S folx, and Indigenous families all over the GTA. She is a graduate of the Bachelor's of Social Work program at Ryerson University.
Maria enjoys yoga, cooking, knitting, and gardening in her free time.
Maria is the Market Coordinator at SCM