FARM JOB: PENDER ISLAND, BC – Pender Island Community Hall, Farm Program Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 04, 2019

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Pender Island Community Hall, on Pender  Island, BC, is seeking a Farm Program Coordinator for the 2019 summer season!

About Pender Island Community Hall

The Pender Islands Community Hall is a 7000 square foot, two storey building. The gambrel-roof gives it the appearance of a modified barn, so that the Hall fits the rural landscape of the island. The Hall sits on a 3 acre parcel of land between three farms and a unique coast pine-forest.

Pender Island Recreation and Agricultural Hall Association’s (“PIRAHA“) Purpose:

  • To Assist, Develop and Foster Community Spirit.
  • To Promote Agricultural Endeavours of all kinds.
  • To Promote Educational, Cultural, Athletic, and Community Functions.
  • To Acquire and Operate Community Facilities.

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Desired Qualities

  • Able to lift and carry 30 – 40lbs.
  • Experience developing and leading activities.
  • Interest or knowledge in heritage, rural or farm life skills and culture.
  • Good communication (verbal and written), customer service, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of local activities, resources and community groups
  • Working towards a degree in Agriculture, Management, Business, Tourism, Community Development…
  • Foodsafe and Class 4 would be an asset
  • Current First Aid Training with CPR & AED
  • Current Criminal Records Check

Job Tasks

  • Assist with the Farmers Market set-up
  • Liaise with farmers, artists and artisans
  • Develop a Youth Leadership camp about event management in conjunction with the Fall Fair
  • Develop and lead farm & heritage crafts and activities for all ages
  • Budgeting & purchasing for the programs
  • Supervise & provide support to volunteers & LIT

Other duties will include:

  • Develop a farm and heritage skills database
  • General office administration
  • Liaise & collaborate with community organizations
  • Organize special events & regular activities
  • Assist with regular events & activities
  • Promotion, advertising, marketing & public relations
  • Work collaboratively with the Hall Manager
  • Carry out additional duties as required

Job Details

Term: Anticipated Start Date: July 2, 2019
Anticipated End Date: August 31, 2019

Hours: Hours: 30 hrs per week minimum, plus additional hours as mutually agreed.

Wage: Wage: $14.50 /hour.

To Apply

Email your resume and cover letter to: bookings@penderislands.org

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at Youngagrarians.org. 

Learn More About Pender Island Community Hall

Websitependerislands.org

Facebook: @PenderCommunityHall

View other farm jobs and apprenticeships here. 

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