Employment Opportunities

Summer Job Opportunities

York Region Food Network (YRFN) delivers programs and education to ensure that the people of York Region have healthy and sustainable food.

Position Tasks and Responsibilities Location # of weeks
Community Food Animator The Community Food Animator will support the inner workings of York Region Food Network’s Good Food Hub in Aurora. This will include supporting drop-in meals, community kitchen programs, the Good Food Box, and YRFN’s Aurora Allotment garden. This position will involve working with children, youth, adults and seniors. Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill 8
Urban Agriculture Assistant The Urban Agricultural Assistance will offer working and educational sessions at our Mulock Allotment and London & Main Community gardens to build knowledge, social connections and access to fresh food. The Urban Agriculture Assistant is crucial in building a vibrant and inclusive culture and atmosphere at the garden. The successful candidate will take a hands-on approach to activities at the garden and offer education and volunteer opportunities to the broader community. Newmarket Aurora 8


  • $15.00/hour, 35 hours/week, 8 weeks
  • Access to transportation is an asset to move between our office and off-site locations.
  • Applicants must be between 15 and 30 years of age.

Application Deadline: June 9, 2019

Submit your cover letter and resume to joans@yrfn.ca

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