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Careers at Watari

Looking for a great place to work? A place where social-profit culture means empowerment, teamwork, and a passion for helping others? Then think Watari.

Why Work For Watari?

  • For over 34 years, Watari has been a positive voice in creating positive change in the community
  • We have a safe, supportive, and diverse work environment
  • There are full-time and part-time opportunities with flexible schedules
  • We offer salaried positions
  • Health benefits, paid sick days, and paid care days for full-time employees
  • We are committed to team building
  • Watari is an equal opportunity employer, that encourages visible minorities, and people of Indigenous ancestry to apply

And So Much More!

Interested in a career with us? Check out the current opportunities below!

Downtown Eastside (DTES) Community Kitchens (DECK) Coordinator

20 hours per week.

Internal-External Posting

Watari Counselling and Support Services in partnership with the SRO Collaborative, WePress, DUDES Club, Ray-Cam Cooperative Centre, DTES Neighbourhood House and Our Place, is seeking an energetic, community-minded individual to coordinate and strengthen food sovereignty initiatives.
This position requires the ability to communicate with a wide range of people about community food organizing in the DTES and Eastside on xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səlili̓lw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) lands.
Requirements:
  • Ability to convene community meetings, support fundraising, and develop and maintain relationships through outreach and communications to coordinate emergency efforts and responses around food sustainability;
  • Ability to work independently, on weekends and evenings when necessary, and collaboratively with a wide range of people and organizations working with food;
  • Work in relationship with local Indigenous communities; take direct guidance from staff Elders and Knowledge Carriers in your work;
  • Knowledge of the issues facing residents of the DTES and Eastside;
  • Competence with computers: Microsoft, Adobe (Mac and PC);
  • Ability to produce timely written reports;
  • Driver’s License is an asset; and
  • Successful criminal record check.
This position requires a person who can provide honest, respectful care, and develop trusting alliances with marginalized communities to provide dignified and respectful access to food within a harm reduction framework. If you have the above-named skills and abilities, please forward your resume to:
Ingrid Mendez, Executive Director – ingrid@watari.ca
Closing date: June 30, 2021
Watari is an equal opportunity employer and encourages visible minorities and people of Indigenous Ancestry to apply
Thank-you to all applicants in advance, only those who are short-listed will be contacted

Unfortunately, there are no more openings at this time. Please check back again soon!

 

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