New Job District School Food Coordinator In British Columbia

District School Food Coordinator
District School Food Coordinator

District School Food Coordinator

Company : School District 91 (External Postings)
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

School District Food Coordinator & Leadership Opportunity


Prince Rupert School District No. 52 is seeking an outstanding leader for the district.

Effective October 1, 2023, the position of food distribution coordinator will be mutually agreeable.



School District No. 52 (Prince Rupert) is located within the traditional Tennessean Territory of British Columbia and serves the small communities of Hartley Bay and Prince Edward Island in addition to the city of Prince Rupert. Our student population is roughly 2,800, and 64% of students are Indigenous. The school system includes one secondary school, one middle school, one store-front school and one school on the reserve:


The District School Food Coordinator will support the implementation of the School food program : future school food program. and will work with schools and community partners to ensure that students facing food insecurity have adequate access to nutritious food so that they are well fed and are able to focus and learn. The District School Food Coordinator supports the school district in developing and coordinating programs and services that support the immediate need of providing healthy meals to students in a stigma and barrier-

free manner at all sites in School District 52. THE CANDIDATE

The District Food Coordinator will need to be able to work collaboratively with high volume food service, chef with experience in program development, delivery and monitoring. The District's food coordinator must have training in nutrition, population health, and sustainable food systems and services. They must also be eligible to work in Canada.


  • Assess the current assets and operations of school food programs across School District 52, including, but not limited to, existing programs, staffing, infrastructure and equipment.
  • Manage the food program and support school-based programs, including partnerships, grant applications, etc.
  • Identify opportunities and conditions required to maintain or expand existing programs, develop new school food programs, and work to improve these conditions.
  • A district-wide, collaborative approach to the planning and delivery of school meals and food programs.
  • Oversee program delivery throughout the district, including identifying needs and communicating with school districts, families, and students.
  • Coordinate the menu and evaluate the nutritional content of the meals provided.
  • Manage and oversee food safety including any coordination or collaboration with BC Food Safe to train staff, volunteers. Or obtain licenses or permits for services on school district grounds?
  • On an ongoing basis, maintain and update your inventory of assets.
  • Maintain and prepare reports for the school district, the ministry of education and the child care.
  • Manage the food service budget and ensure that expenses are within budgetary constraints. )
  • Building and sustaining existing community partnerships with food producers, parents, and advisory committees (not-for-profit), local businesses. Indigenous communities and communities to support the distribution of healthy meals to students.
and families.
  • Support new and existing school food programs to incorporate principles of inclusion, equity and diversity into their design and implementation in order to ensure that programs are universally accessible.
Connect and liaise with public health dieticians, other district school coordinators, and relevant regional and/or provincial networks (e.g. Farm to School BC), to support professional development and stay up to date on school food resources and opportunities



Cover Letter

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A complete resume must be provided, clearly describing:

  • all relevant education;
  • All job and leadership experiences related to the role; ) And
  • provincial and/or community involvement/committees.
Supporting Documentation

Letters of reference are not required, please provide professional reference contacts. Please include emails and two phone numbers (office or home or cell) for each reference.


The applications will only be accepted in electronic form and must be received by 4:00 p.m. on 20 September 2023. We appreciate all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted."

School District 52 in Prince Rupert values diversity as a strength. Our goal is for all individuals to be included in the district.

We encourage all qualified individuals, including Indigenous peoples, black people of color, and LGBTQ2+ persons with disabilities, to feel a sense of belonging in a safe, supportive and welcoming community.

Please submit all documentation in a single PDF and complete applications are to be titled "District School Food Coordinator", sent by email to:

School District No. 52 (Prince Rupert).

Email: [email protected]