Summer Jobs for Youth At The Table (2021)

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The Table Community Food Centre is seeking three energetic, responsible and motivated youth to fill summer positions with us.  

The positions are each 16-weeks, 35 hours a week and the wage is $16/hour.

All applicants must meet the Canada Summer Jobs criteria:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act2; and,
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial regulations.

The Table is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from the Canada Summer Jobs priority students including students with disabilities, Aboriginal students and students who are visible minorities. We will also prioritize access to employment for youth from low-income backgrounds and that face barriers to employment.

To apply for a position please send an email with attached cover letter and resume in a single file (PDF or MS Word format) to Please indicate preference of the positions available, reasons for wanting to work with The Table and availability from May to August in the cover letter.

Positions will remain open until suitable candidates are found. 


Community Food  Worker

The Community Food Worker will work primarily with the Good Food Bank Coordinator to support the staff and volunteers of the food bank with basic operations including asissting participants, developing educational materials and receiving donations. An ideal candidate will have an enthusiasm for healthy food, a commitment to working with the community and strong computer skills.

Community Gardener

The Community Gardener will participate with staff and volunteers in the planting, tending and harvesting of produce from The Table's gardens. The Community Gardener will also work with our cohort of gardeners participating in our garden support program. An ideal candidate will have interest in horticulture, enjoy doing outdoor physical labour, be independent and demonstrate leadership skills.  


Community Meals Assistant

The Community Meals Assistant will assist our Community Chef in perparing our community meal program and other staff with food skills and other food access programs.  An ideal candidate will enjoy working with food, have a commitment to working with the community, be able to follow instructions carefully, and take initiative and leadership within their capacity.