Career Opportunities

We’re Hiring! Program Assistant (full-time position)


The Shelbourne Community Kitchen is a warm and welcoming neighbourhood food centre, located in Saanich, B.C. Our mission is to create opportunities with people living on a low income to cook, grow, share and connect for improved health and well-being. 


Are you passionate about food justice and promoting healthy, food-secure communities? The Shelbourne Community Kitchen is now hiring a full-time Program Assistant to join our small but mighty team! The Program Assistant provides operational and administrative support for the organization. They field general inquiries, manage calendars, schedule meetings, maintain databases, and lend a hand with daily operations when needed. The Program Assistant is part of a fun, dynamic team of staff and volunteers who work together to support the organization’s mission, programs, and activities.


Applications are accepted between now and 5pm PST on September 1st.


Some of the Program Assistant’s job duties include:


  • Communications: fields general inquiries and directs correspondence accordingly, maintains email lists, provides support for monthly newsletter

  • Maintains digital and hardcopy records and filing systems, including membership records using Sumac CRM Database

  • Assists with program registrations (form creation, registrant correspondence), and assists with daily operations as required

  • Acts as site supervisor #2 (relief for Program Coordinator)

  • Schedules meetings, facility bookings, and manages calendars (Google and Zoom) 

  • Assisting with the preparation of regularly scheduled reports, including the Annual Report.


View the full position description, requirements and qualifications.


Hours: 40hrs/week

Remuneration: $21.00/hr

Benefits: Extended health, dental, pension, LTD and Life after 3 months


To apply: Please send a cover letter, your resume, and two references to Chair of Human Resources Committee,  Ann Baty: 


The application deadline is September 1st, 5:00pm PST. 

The Shelbourne Community Kitchen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: The Kitchen is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at The Kitchen are based on job requirements and individual qualifications, without attention to race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or national origin.