The Pan Cape Breton Food Hub Co-op – Volunteer and Training Coordinator



·         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.


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.

  Job 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.

·         Providing quality assurance monitoring of products and service at delivery locations.

·         Submit quality assurance reports.

·         Support producers with developing product quality and consistency.

·         Train farmers in proper boxing and shipping procedures required by Food Hub.

·         Provide technical support for producers using Food Hub software.

·         Provide content for newsletters and social media posts.

·         Other duties as required.

Application Details

Apply to or call 902-577-3260 with questions


·         $11.55 per hour plus 4% vacation pay for 37.5 hours per week.

·         Starting July 2nd – 8 weeks