Summer 2021 Employment – Pan Cape Breton Food Hub – Volunteer Coordinator

  • Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: May 31, 2021


Job Description: The Volunteer and Training Coordinator will be responsible for scheduling, recruiting and training volunteers and will also assist in training of new producer members. Training will be provided.

Volunteer and Training Coordinator Duties:

·         Position will require travel within Cape Breton.

·         Evaluation and revision of recruiting and training documents for volunteers.

·         Create and maintain monthly volunteer schedules using database software.

·         Engage in volunteer recruitment through various platforms including social media, newsletters, events, etc.

·         Administer group and individual training programs for volunteers.

·         Oversee volunteer communications and concerns.

·          Be available to assist with on-site distribution one day per week and oversee volunteers.

·         Provide content for newsletters and social media posts.

·         Other duties as required.


·         Must be able to lift 30lbs.

·         Basic computer skills.

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·         Strong time management and organizational skills.

·         Able to work independently.

·        Exceptional people skills.

·        Ability to think outside of the box and find creative solutions 

Due to funding the student MUST meet the following criteria:

• You must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a protected person as defined by the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

• You must be enrolled in a program at a Canadian accredited post-secondary institution, during work placement period.
• You must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Common disqualifiers:
• International students or students with work permits do not qualify.
• The student is an immediate family member of somebody in the organization.
“immediate family”: the father, mother, step-father, step-mother, brother, sister, spouse
(including common law partner), child (including child of common law partner), step-child,
ward, father in law, mother in law or relative permanently residing in the household of the

 position is 35 hours per week at $12.95 per hour.

To apply: Send a resume and cover letter to

Address 1415 Hwy 105, Bras D’Or, NS, B1Y 2N5