We’re Hiring!

We are hiring for a workstudy position starting Oct 9th to April 22nd. The position will be for 300 hours total at $15.00 an hour. If you are eligible for workstudy consider applying! Please see below for details and how to apply.

JOB TITLE: UVSS_CCG1 – Campus Community Garden Project Assistant
DEPARTMENT NAME: University of Victoria Students Society Campus Community Garden
CONTACT NAME: Stephanie Enevoldsen

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Campus Community Garden is an organization which provides space to UVic students, faculty, and staff for organic urban agriculture.

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We’re looking for new Board Members

We are looking for new Board Members to join the Campus Community Garden starting Oct 2017. This is a volunteer position which includes 1 board meeting a month and other varied responsibilities. Training on board governance and responsibilities are provided. Student of all levels of experience are welcome and encouraged; this is a great opportunity to gain new skills and be part of the gardening community on Campus and in Victoria.

We will be electing a new board on September 27th 2017 at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the SUB upper Lounge Board Room. 

Please contact us or come to our AGM if you have questions or are interested in becoming part of the board.

CCG Board Member Roles 2017-2018

What does being a CCG Board Member entail?

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Now Hiring – Garden Coordinator Position

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As fall comes around, we are hiring on a Garden Coordinator on for a 2 year term position at the UVic Campus Community Garden.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
CAMPUS COMMUNITY GARDENS COORDINATOR
CAMPUS COMMUNITY GARDENS (CCG)
UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA STUDENTS’ SOCIETY

Hourly wage: 20.28/hr
Hours per week: 15-19
Availability: Flexible days and hours, may include some evenings and weekends depending on events/workshops.
Posting Date: Wednesday, Aug. 16th, 2017.
Closing Date: Wednesday, Aug. 23rd, 2017 @ 12:00 pm/noon.

 

Required application forms are available on the UVSS website (uvss.ca) or at the UVSS General Office, Student union building room B128.

All  applications MUST be emailed to alma@uvic.ca or dropped off at the UVSS General Office, Student union building room B128 prior to the closing date and time listed above. Late applications will not be considered.   

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Garden Projects

Our community of gardeners including plot renters, CCG staff and board members have been working hard to keep the garden growing great, and make improvements to the garden’s infrastructure. Staff have been making weekly garden produce drop offs to the UVSS Food Bank, and planning the details of our new outdoor sink and grey water mulch basin system. Come and check it out, get your hands in the soil and fill them up with wonderful veggies!

Work Bees:
Wednesday, August 2nd  3:30 – 5:30pm
Thursday, August 3rd 5:30 – 7pm
Work bee tasks:
  • Tend to squash circle
  • Harvest berries & produce for volunteers
  • Prepare flower garden for new benches
  • Construction of new outdoor sink
  • Work on communal plots
  • Turn/make compost