Just Transition Coordinator
Faculty of Land & Food Systems, UBC Farm
Salary Range: $41,215.00 (minimum) - $45,798.00 (midpoint) - $50,384.00 (maximum)
Desired Start Date: 2020/07/27
The aim of the Indigenous Food and Freedom School (IFFS) is to research, develop, test and evaluate an emancipatory research and education toolkit to support a just transition to a regenerative tribal economy informed by Indigenous food sovereignty paradigms, protocols, principles, and practices. This is a community led project.
The IFFS represents the project leadership - the Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty (WGIFS) and IFFS cohorts in Vancouver and Chase working in partnerships with UBC Centre for Sustainable Food System and partners from with the extended inter-tribal networks of Mutual Aid and Solidarity.
The Just Transition Coordinator will provide administrative support to the research and education activities of the IFFS. Duties include coordinating and assisting with financial, technical, and cultural activities from an Indigenous land-based pedagogy and Decolonizing Food System: Cross Cultural Interface Framework.
Reports to Dawn Morrison, Project Manager/Founder and Curator of the Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty and works closely with Wilson Mendes, WGIFS Communications and Media Director, and Project Staff, Consultants and Facilitators. Liaises with the administrative partnerships within CSFS and the Faculty as well as units/groups both internal and external to UBC (e.g. Vancouver Parks Board, Kamloops Food Policy Council).