In this practicum, you will work with the Food Justice Supervisor, be involved with research, design and implementation of a lived experience table, food coalition, Indigenous food knowledge workshop, education programs and the general day to day operations of the food justice program/food hub. Knowledge of human rights, food justice and food security concepts, including food sovereignty, and the issues that impact food security or willingness to learn.
Candidate: The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator (written and verbal), be capable of working independently and as a member of a team, take initiative and problem solve when necessary. This role would suit someone with cultural competence, who works well with people from a variety of cultural backgrounds, including Indigenous populations.
Note: Since this practicum involves longer project periods, it is suitable for students enrolled seeking GDS 310/SOC396/GEOG396 course credit.
Required student type
Global Development Studies, Sociology, Geography