Careers

Part-Time Agencies Garden Coordinator

Who We Are

The GVFB is a proud winner of two prestigious awards: Canada’s Top100 Employers 2022 and BC’s Top Employers 2022! Recognized for our resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic and how our response was immediate, with the health and safety of our employees as the top priority. In addition to offering an exceptional workplace for our employees and providing the most progressive and forward-thinking programs.

The GVFB is a certified Living Wage Employer! This recognizes the GVFB’s commitment to paying fair wages, upholding good work standards for our employees and contributing to poverty reduction and a higher standard of living in our community.

Come and enjoy working in an award-winning workplace! We provide a modern and inclusive office environment, with excellent Skytrain accessibility and free parking. Our competitive benefit plans for this position include: extended healthcare and dental, 3 weeks accrued vacation leave, a Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan where employees are match up to 7% of their contributions. Your birthday and two personal days are additional paid days off.

Position Overview

The Food and Garden Coordinator oversees daily food and garden activities including planting & harvesting garden produce, overseeing product distribution, volunteer coordination, food preservation, research, planning and leading new initiatives. 

Employee Benefits

We believe in providing employees with flexibility and the resources & tools to excel in their role. We provide a hybrid work model where employees have the option to work from home two days per week after passing probation and working 3 days in an inclusive office environment with excellent Skytrain accessibility and free parking on-site. Our competitive benefit plan includes extended healthcare and dental, 3 weeks paid vacation to start, a Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan where employees are matched up to 7% of their contributions. In addition, you also get your birthday and two personal days as additional paid days off. And you will work alongside people who are passionate about food insecurity and community.

Career and personal development are at the forefront of the culture here at the GVFB. After 6 months of employment, employees have access to $1,500 towards professional development, half of which can be utilized towards wellness initiatives! 

 

Come and enjoy working in an inclusive, award-winning workplace! 

Key Responsibilities

Personal Attributes and Core Skills

Qualifications and Experience

Physical Requirements

We are actively recruiting for this position and encourage you to apply now if you are keen on this opportunity!

Notes

Due to high volume applications, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. The Greater Vancouver Food Bank is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Applications will be treated in strict confidence.

A criminal record check for working with vulnerable sectors is required upon hiring.