Education Coordinator

The Growcer is a social enterprise aimed to combat the heavy reliance on shipments from the south for everyday produce (fruits and vegetables) in Northern Canada. By using hydroponic technology, we aim to improve access and quality of produce, while also having a comprehensive nutrition education offering.

3 Goals we aim to address this year:

  1. Launch nutrition education curriculum in communities across Nunavut
  2. Build relationships with key stakeholders including politicians, public health authorities and non profit organizations
  3. Expand the network of hydroponic towers across northern Canada and continue to raise awareness to the growing issue of food security in the North

YOU'LL NEED TO:

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have a detailed and pro-active approach to work
  • Be a self-starter
  • Have a great attitude and willingness to learn

IT'D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

  • Marketing experience and/or experience working in the education space
  • Understanding of hydroponics technology
  • Experience working in northern or indigenous communities

YOU'LL BE WORKING ON THINGS LIKE:

  • Maintaining current relations with schools and customers
  • Ensuring the health and maintenance of working towers
  • Develop marketing campaigns to raise awareness of the project in southern as well as northern communities

Enactus uOttawa

Enactus uOttawa, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, 55 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5