Overview

Position:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

We are an 8-acre farm in the heart of the Jane and Finch neighborhood in Toronto. We are a not-for-profit organization and a leader in Toronto’s dynamic urban agriculture and community food sector. We serve and enrich our community through a thriving farm, healthy food, as well as hands-on training and learning experiences. Our focus is to inspire the next generation by providing leadership in food justice and supporting diverse and social ecosystems.

BCCF is looking for a new Executive Director who has roots in the Jane and Finch community and a clear and inspiring vision for the farm. The Executive Director will lead the strategic planning and community vision, provide leadership and management to staff and programs, and be responsible for fundraising and communications for the organization.

If you do not have all the qualifications listed, but you think this job is perfect for you, we would still love to see your application.

For the full job posting and qualifications please click here (PDF).

Compensation

  • Salary: $73,000 Annually (37.5hrs/week)
  • Benefits: Extended health and dental benefits at start
  • Contract Type: Permanent


How to Apply

TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume to hiring@blackcreekfarm.ca. Please apply by 5 PM September 24, 2021. Please note: BCCF is a member of FoodShare Toronto’s Supportive Partnerships Platform - staff hired for this position will be employed by FoodShare Toronto, and their work location will be Black Creek Community Farm. FoodShare is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally-protected factors. If you feel you need an accommodation because of illness or disability during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at your earliest convenience – hiring@blackcreekfarm.ca. You will also be briefed on FoodShare’s policies regarding accommodation and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please note that only candidates selected to move forward in the hiring process will be contacted.

About Black Creek Community Farm

At FoodShare, we advocate for food justice by supporting community-based food initiatives and through ongoing advocacy and public education. Our vision is a Toronto where all people can feed themselves, their loved ones and their communities with dignity and joy.