Main Tasks:

Support the Project Evaluator with the planning and implementation of process and outcome evaluations of the Growing Good Food Markets project in York South Weston. This includes disseminating surveys at markets, support the facilitation of community focus groups and in-person interviews, inputting data, and supporting the production of evaluation reports.

Detailed job description

  • Contribute to generating research/evaluation questions based on project priorities that will facilitate evaluation process;
  • Search and retrieve relevant scholarly and grey literature, documents and information for best available knowledge and evidence of proven and promising practices pertinent to community based food projects;
  • Support the development of surveys and other data collection tools, and enter, monitor, and ensure data integrity of database/system/processes;
  • Recruit, train, and supervise community volunteers for data collection;
  • Lead customer satisfaction surveys, playing a collaborative role in designing, and implementing surveys and reporting the results to community partners and funders, as needed;
  • Participate in FoodShare staff meetings, team meetings, all staff trainings, and handle other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • 1 year experience in community based research or evaluation
  • Demonstrated commitment to principles of food justice
  • Knowledge on research methodology, data collection tools and statistical analysis
  • Knowledge of, and experience working with, people of Toronto’s diverse communities
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Familiar and proficient with G-Suite in (Google Drive, Sheets, Docs, Calendar, Gmail)
  • Available to work on weekends and evenings

Reports to Project Evaluator

Location of Position    Community Food Animation

Salary $17.94/hr + 4% Vacation pay

Duration This is a 16-week contract (April 29, 2019 to August 16, 2019)

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$17.94/hr + 4% Vacation pay

How to Apply

TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume  to Human Resources Coordinator, at hr@foodshare.net  by Thursday, April 18th by 5:00 pm. Please note: 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 accommodation because of illness or disability during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at your earliest convenience – hr@foodshare.net. 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 FoodShare Toronto

FoodShare is a non-profit organization that works with communities and schools to deliver healthy food and food education. We believe everyone deserves access to affordable high-quality fresh food. Since 1985, FoodShare has created innovative programs like the Good Food Box, impacted what kids eat in school, and improved the way people eat and grow food across Toronto every day.