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Employment Opportunities

April 23, 2024

Summer Youth Position - Community Services Assistant

The Table Community Food Centre is seeking an energetic, responsible and motivated youth to fill a summer position.  The Community Services Assistant will work primarily with the Good Food Bank Coordinator to support the staff and volunteers of the food bank with basic operations including: assisting participants access food through in-person shopping, pick-up and delivery, developing educational materials, and receiving food donations.


The position requires lifting 45 lb boxes occasionally throughout the day, and up and down stairs. The candidate must be able to stack boxes chest-high. An ideal candidate will have strong people and communication skills, have an enthusiasm for healthy food, a commitment to working with the community, and strong computer skills.

Candidates 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 Act

  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial regulations


The details of the position are:

  • 35 hours per week

  • $19/ hr

  • Total of 8 weeks through the summer, ideally consecutive weeks from late May to August.

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 who face barriers to employment.

The hiring process will start in early May.


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 reasons for wanting to work with The Table and availability from May to August in the cover letter.

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