SVDN Community Garden Coordinator (2022.04.14)

SVDN Community Garden Coordinator
Self Governance
Full-time, Term (Up to 4 months)
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Community Garden Coordinator is responsible for preparing and maintaining the community garden(s) and greenhouse. The Community Garden Coordinator will also organize food preservation workshops. This is a term position (April-October) for the gardening season.
This position is part of the project, Tokatakiya Wiċozani Unkiċikaġapte (“We Will Make Our Future a Healthier One”) funded by the Climate Change and Health Adaptation Program through First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB).
DUTIES INCLUDE:
• Budget for supplies and equipment purchases
• Properly maintain gardens (knowing planting and harvesting times, watering needs, weeding and pest control)
• Supervise Community Gardeners
• Coordinate and recruit volunteers/ additional support if needed
• Organize and facilitate workshops
• Provide regular project updates
• Develop a final report
• Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Gardening experience and knowledge
• Must be reliable to maintain gardens and plants for the season
• Research, writing, and planning skills
• Good communication skills
• Ability to budget and record accurate expenses
• Must have own transportation to and from community gardens
Competition Number: 202232
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, April 14, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.
Submit Cover letter and Resume indicating Competition Number:
Human Resources Department
Sioux Valley Dakota Nation
P.O. Box 38
Griswold, Manitoba R0M 0S0
Phone: 204-855-2760 Fax: 204-855-2131
E-mail: hrapplications@svdngovernance.com

We thank all who apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For the job description, please e-mail hrapplications@svdngovernance.com to request a copy.