Duration: Feb 2019 – June 2019 (extensions available)
Farm to School BC (F2SBC) and Public Health Association of BC (PHABC) seeks a dynamic, creative, and inspiring individual to coordinate, strengthen and expand the Farm to School Surrey Regional Hub. Reporting to the Provincial Manager of F2SBC, the Animator provides students with access to healthy, local food and hands-on learning opportunities that foster food literacy while strengthening the local food system using a comprehensive and collective impact framework.
Working alongside school district staff, teachers, students, local organizations, public health dietitians/nurses, farmers, and additional stakeholders engaged with nutrition, agriculture, health and education sectors, the Regional Animator will place local people at the centre of all they do, believing that sustainable solutions are only ever developed when the support of a local community is strongly evident. Furthermore, as a change agent in the community, the Animator builds bridges and strengthens connections within the community, and among various stakeholders that influence the community. The Animator will invest in relationships that will form the solid foundation for swift and effective future partnership development.
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