Job Opening! Students Feeding Change Coordinator

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Meal Exchange is looking for a passionate, motivated, and organized student to join us as a Students Feeding Change Coordinator at Lakehead University who will work closely with Meal Exchange’s National Program Coordinator and with the Lakehead Food Security Committee to support strategies to address student food insecurity at Lakehead. The coordinator will engage with campus and community stakeholders and student groups to contribute to meaningful change in student food insecurity rates at Lakehead University.

This is a 12 month contract position, part-time from January 2019 - December 2019 with the possibility of full-time work from July - August 2019 with 15 hours/week from January 2019 - June 2019, and from September 2019 - December 2019. Wage is $15/hour. Click here to read the full, detailed job posting.

Job Title: Students Feeding Change Coordinator, Lakehead

Anticipated Start Date: January 21, 2019

Location: Lakehead University, Thunder Bay

Key Roles:

  • Work with the Campus Innovation Lead to plan and facilitate Student Food Security Innovation Lab workshops in Thunder Bay
  • Coordinate pilot projects that emerge from the Lab workshops, including the Grocery Bus Service and food skills workshops
  • Foster relationships between student groups (LUSU members and services, student clubs), the Lakehead Food Security Committee, and Meal Exchange national staff.
  • Support the work of the Lakehead Indigenous Food Sovereignty Committee
  • Attend Lakehead Food Security Committee meetings and related campus events
  • Assist the Campus Innovation Lead with research activities, including evaluation surveys and interviews

If you are interested in this position please send a combined document of your Cover Letter and resume to merryn(at)mealexchange.com with the subject “SFC Student Coordinator, Lakehead, [First and Last Name]” by 5pm on January 4th 2019. 

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