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Mission: Empowering Teen Parents to Succeed
Vision: Teen Parent Families Thrive and Enrich our community
Job ID: # 23-014, 12 Month Contract Position, ending on or before Oct. 1, 2024
Community Kitchen Coordinator
As a non-profit organization that has been serving pregnant and parenting teens in Edmonton for 50 years Terra is recognized for its leadership, innovation, and collaboration. Annually more than 1,000 young parents and their children benefit from a comprehensive range of services. Through the compassionate work of the staff, we help parents and children to develop and reach their full potential by recognizing and responding to their unique and individual needs. Terra staff are guided by the Code of Honour which supports, respects, and celebrates our families and staff (https://terracentre.ca/what-is-terra/careers/). If you share our values and support our mission and vision, please consider joining our team.
In this newly created position, The Community Kitchen coordinator will develop materials, teach, and deliver a variety of cooking experiences to Terra families promoting healthy eating, meal planning and positive parenting. Central to the program philosophy, is creating an opportunity for learning in a safe positive environment where social circles can be expanded, and relationships enriched.
Terra has purchased a new building and completed renovations that include a fully operational kitchen with 4 cooking stations built specifically to offer community cooking programming to young parents served through Terra.
Reporting to the Supervisor, Collaborative Services, this role will be part-time (20 hours per week) and includes flexible hours of work between 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Monday through Friday. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to create their own schedule based on these hours. Some evening hours will be required to support the needs of families and program staff.
The position will be working out of the Terra West office located at 10320-146 Street.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Core Behavioral Competencies
Terra values are core to the organization. We strive to hire individuals who possess these behavioral competencies at all levels of the organization.
Terra recognizes that it operates within a society and systems shaped by white supremacy and colonization and institutionalized discrimination and the exclusion, exploitation, and marginalization of Indigenous, Black, and people of color.
Terra strives to understand and be accountable for how white supremacy continues to impact its work at an organizational and systemic level and to address harm; implicit and explicit biases
Our intention is:
To build a foundation of awareness, knowledge, and skills to be an anti-racist organization. To respond to systemic racism that creates barriers and inequality in the workplace and in society. To be an organization that embeds the principles of equity and anti-oppression in everything it undertakes.
Our goal is: to actively promote diversity, equity, and inclusion through an antiracism lens through policies processes and practices.
As a condition of employment, all Terra employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 or regularly undergo COVID 19 testing before entering the workplace. Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of their COVID 19 vaccination prior to commencement. If you are the successful applicant and cannot be fully vaccinated based on a protected ground under human rights legislation you may request an accommodation that will be reviewed by Terra
This is a 12-month contract position.
As a learning organization, Terra supports ongoing professional development among employees through formal training, informal mentoring, and personalized growth plans. Terra is continuing to grow our programming and there are anticipated opportunities for further professional growth within the agency.
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Terra Centre for Teen Parents Careers and Employment | Indeed.com
You may also apply by sending your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line:
# 23-014 Community Kitchen Coordinator.
Closing Date: Until suitable candidate found.
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