Amazing opportunity: Hamilton Eat Local is now hiring TWO Three-month Interns!
This project is a collaboration between the YMCA and YWCA Canada, with funding provided by the Government of Canada’s Economic Action Plan. The YEIP encourages applicants from visible minority, Aboriginal, immigrant, refugee and traditionally marginalized communities to apply, and is committed to providing employment supports wherever possible.
Applicants must be 15 to 30 years of age to qualify. Applicants must also be accepted by the YEIP once the hiring decision has been made. Only those selected for an interview by the project manager will be contacted regarding their application, with interviews taking place at the office of Environment Hamilton in late September.
The two 3-month interns would visit selected breakfast, early morning meal and snack programs that are part of Hamilton Partners In Nutrition (HPIN’s) group of 120 child and youth nutrition programs. After a period of orientation and training, the two interns will be demonstrate easy smoothie-making techniques and serve samples to the predominantly elementary school-aged youths who participate in these programs.
Interns will also:
Act as support staff to take part in Hamilton Eat Local’s public events
Help with presentations, such as film screenings of food related films across the city
Offer presentations to interested stakeholders, supporting our work with HPIN and other initiatives
Collaborate on writing a smoothie handbook for city-wide distribution
Other tasks in support of Hamilton Eat Local’s new “Operation Smoothie”
Interns will report to Project Manager and will also need to submit progress reports to the YEIP on a regular basis
For more information about Hamilton Eat Local please visit:
Applicants are asked to submit resumes only (2 pages maximum) to the Project Manager:
Resumes must be received by Friday November 5, 2010 to be eligible. Queries should be sent only to the above e-mail address. Please do not call the Project Manager or the Environment Hamilton office about this job posting.
IMPORTANT NOTE: the availability of these internships is entirely contingent on the successful raising of funds for the operating costs of Operation Smoothie. Successful candidates would be notified on or before Friday November 12, 2010.
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