Logistics Coordinator

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Tower Gardens is a social enterprise aimed towards inspiring and educating youth about issues concerning food insecurity and the importance of healthy diets consisting of fresh produce across Canada. With the use of advanced hydroponic technology, Tower Gardens provides youth with the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops that focus on nutrition education, entrepreneurship and indigenous studies.

Goals of the Tower Gardens team include:

  1. Create meaningful long-term relationships through growing and maintaining current client partnerships.
  2. Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders including public figures, health authorities, and non-profit organizations.
  3. Expand our network of hydroponic towers across the Southern and Northern Canadian regions to continue to raise awareness of the growing issue of food insecurity across Canada.

The Tower Gardens Logistics Coordinator role coordinates all the details that go into making the Tower Gardens program run smoothly. This role entails ensuring that any arrangements for presenters, schools, and partnered organizations have been made. The role provides plenty of opportunity for problem solving and collaboration as you ensure that all Tower Gardens operations run without a hitch. The role also provides plenty of opportunity for creativity in your work when coordinating events and solving problems.

YOU'LL NEED TO:

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Have great attention to detail.
  • Be a proactive worker.
  • Have a great attitude towards learning and trying new things.
  • Be dedicated and passionate for your work and team.
  • Have great organization and problem-solving skills.

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

  • Experience event coordination or logistics.
  • Experience working with Northern or Indigenous communities.
  • Communication skills in both French and English.

Presenter

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Tower Gardens is a social enterprise aimed towards inspiring and educating youth about issues concerning food insecurity and the importance of healthy diets consisting of fresh produce across Canada. With the use of advanced hydroponic technology, Tower Gardens provides youth with the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops that focus on nutrition education, entrepreneurship and indigenous studies.

Goals of the Tower Gardens team include:

  1. Create meaningful long-term relationships through growing and maintaining current client partnerships.
  2. Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders including public figures, health authorities, and non-profit organizations.
  3. Expand our network of hydroponic towers across the Southern and Northern Canadian regions to continue to raise awareness of the growing issue of food insecurity across Canada.

The Tower Gardens Presenter role is the backbone of Tower Gardens operations in the Ottawa region. Presenters will deliver presentations, curriculum, and support to teachers and students across Ottawa. The role is one of the team’s most hands-on, allowing for presenters to teach and interact with students in grades 1-12. Presenters will also have the opportunity to build and further develop presentations skills through the delivery of the Tower Gardens curriculum, which provides an engaging and enriching experience for students of all ages.

YOU'LL NEED TO:

  • Have excellent presentation/public speaking skills.
  • Be able to work, lead, and interact with youth of all ages.
  • Have great responsibility and time management skills.
  • Have a great attitude towards learning and trying new things.
  • Be dedicated and passionate for your work and team.

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

  • Experience in teaching/student leadership.
  • Understanding of hydroponics technology.
  • Experience working with Northern or Indigenous communities.
  • Communication skills in both French and English.

Expansion Coordinator

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Tower Gardens is a social enterprise aimed towards inspiring and educating youth about issues concerning food insecurity and the importance of healthy diets consisting of fresh produce across Canada. With the use of advanced hydroponic technology, Tower Gardens provides youth with the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops that focus on nutrition education, entrepreneurship and indigenous studies.

Goals of the Tower Gardens team include:

  1. Create meaningful long-term relationships through growing and maintaining current client partnerships.
  2. Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders including public figures, health authorities, and non-profit organizations.
  3. Expand our network of hydroponic towers across the Southern and Northern Canadian regions to continue to raise awareness of the growing issue of food insecurity across Canada.

The Tower Gardens Expansion Coordinator role is one of the team’s most exciting! The expansion coordinator is the first and main point of contact that a school/organization will have with Tower Gardens. In this role you will be working on building, maintaining, and growing our relationships with all groups outside of the Enactus family. This role provides experience networking and communicating with community partners and professionals across Canada. The role also provides room for creativity in your work, along with plenty of opportunity for professional growth.

YOU'LL NEED TO:

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Have great attention to detail.
  • Be a proactive worker.
  • Have a great attitude towards learning and trying new things.
  • Be dedicated and passionate for your work and team.
  • Have great organization and time management skills.

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

  • Experience in sales and/or business development.
  • Understanding of hydroponics technology.
  • Experience working with Northern or Indigenous communities.
  • Proposal writing experience.
  • Communication skills in both French and English.

YOU’LL BE WORKING ON THINGS LIKE:

  • Expanding the Tower Gardens program to more individuals and communities across Canada (including schools, community centers, etc.).
  • Connecting with current community partners for funding opportunities as well as seeking out other grant and sponsorship possibilities
  • Reaching out to specialists to build relationships to gain knowledge and other resources about food insecurity and growth opportunities.
  • Working closely with schools and community partners to create tailored products and services.