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Congratulations goes to Dunham Deaf Boy film

Award World Premiere 2018 : Documentary  features Dunham Deaf Boy “ Best in the show” and “best Feature documentary”

Director : Ladan Sahraei
This film is about Ronald Fee, and his Deaf experience and invaluable contribution to Deaf Canadian sports.

Job available: Farm Processing Assistant

SOLE FOOD STREET FARMS:
Farm Processing Assistant

Organizational Background

Sole Food Farms is an internationally recognized social enterprise that transforms vacant urban land into street farms that grow artisan quality fruits and vegetables. Our mission is to empower individuals with limited resources by providing jobs, agricultural training and inclusion in a supportive community of farmers and food lovers.

Position Description

The Farm Processing Assistant (FPA) works under the Distribution Coordinator (DC) and Farm Manager to aid in the post-harvest processing of all farm produce.  The successful applicant will thrive in a fast-paced environment where they are challenged to handle our product with the utmost care and attention, prepare items for farmers markets and restaurant orders, wash totes used for produce, and maintain cleanliness and organization of the processing station at the end of each processing shift. The FPA will also serve as the Market Lead for our Wednesday market which means this position will be responsible for making sure weekly sales goals are met or (hopefully) exceeded.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Aid in post-harvest processing of all farm produce; this includes washing, weighing, recording, and quality/consistency control of all farm produce.
  • Bunch produce (ex. carrots or kale) in a consistent and quick manner.
  • Report any issues with produce quality to the DC.
  • Pack farmers market and restaurant produce as directed by the DC.
  • Wash Rubbermaid totes used to harvest and store produce
  • Clean the processing station at the end of each shift, and take compost to pile.
  • Any other farm tasks: including harvest, raking, weeding, etc. if time permits and as directed by management.
  • Serve as the Market Lead at the Wednesday Main Street Farmers’ Market from June to October

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum 1-year experience handling food; either direct farm processing experience, commercial kitchen or industrial food preparation.
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Understanding of produce standards expected in high-end kitchens an asset.
  • Keen attention to detail, see variations in quality of a product or bunch size.
  • Can work quickly and with minimal supervision; fast learner.
  • Works in a clean, organized, and orderly manner
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment similar to that of a busy kitchen
  • Friendly and outgoing,

Sole Food Farms is an innovative social enterprise that operates one of North America’s largest urban farms to provide support to people facing barriers.

The position of Processing Assistant is an hourly position classified as Farm Worker, under BC Employment standardthat may be required to work up to 60 hours per week during peak harvest season to get our produce to its home. A typical work schedule is 6:30am–4:30pm, Mon-Fri (June-September) but expect that some days may require more. Hours will be reduced to about 20 hours per week in the off-peak season.

In addition to an entry level wage, benefits include deep discounts on produce and working outside with a bunch of amazing people.

Potential candidates will be contacted for an interview as they are identified. This seasonal position will start in May. For the right person, seasonal renewal is an option. This posting will remain active until the position is filled.

The Distribution Coordinator is a nascent signer (CODA). Deaf and ASL-primary applicants are encouraged.

Send Cover Letter and Resume to:
info@solefoodfarms.com

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SAVE THE DATE: May 3, 2018 | Unscripted: Where the Devil Can’t Go

 

CAD-ASC events on the weekend of May 25th-26th

CAD-ASC President Frank Folino will be in Vancouver, BC the weekend of May 25-26!  The two CAD-ASC Board members from British Columbia (Leanor Vlug and Lisa Anderson-Kellett) are organizing presentations and events to benefit the members of BC’s Deaf community.

There will be 3 events for the Deaf community to attend:

 

Friday May 25, 2018

 

Special presentation: Strengthening Human Rights for Deaf People in Canada

Time: Doors open at 6:00 pm.  Presentation 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: Room N2201, Douglas College, 700 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC

RSVP by May 11, 2018 if you need Deaf interpreters.  Email: cadascsecretary@gmail.com

See Flyers:

ENGLISH PDF link – https://bit.ly/2F6OZ8C

ENGLISH TEXT link (downloadable document link) – https://bit.ly/2HhRrLr

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Saturday May 26, 2018

Town Hall: Looking Forward! How to… get BC Deaf people together & discuss…

Time: ?Doors open: 1:15 pm   Town Hall: 1:30 – 3:30 pm   Special Presentation: 3:30 – 4:00 pm

Location: Room N2201, Douglas College, 700 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC

RSVP by May 11, 2018 if you need Deaf interpreters, email: cadascsecretary@gmail.com

 

PDF link – https://bit.ly/2JsAnCW?TEXT link – (downloadable document link) – https://bit.ly/2JhxuFf

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Fundraising Social: Beer & Burger Meet the CAD-ASC President

Doors open: 6:00 pm????Presentation begins 7:00 pm

Location: Great Bear Pub, 5665 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H 2G4

Tickets: $25.00 includes burger, side & beer or other drink. See flyer for more details.

Want a ticket? Email to CAD-ASC Board members:

Lisa Anderson-Kellett: lisa@deafwireless.ca

Leanor Vlug: cadascsecretary@gmail.com

 

This FUN-draiser will support events and projects sponsored by the CAD-ASC, a non-profit national organization.

 

PDF link – https://bit.ly/2HibE3S?TEXT link (downloadable document link) – https://bit.ly/2qRpzHb

BONNE NOUVELLE, LA COMMUNAUTÉ DES SOURDS DE LA COLOMBIE-BRITANNIQUE!

Le président de l’ASC-CAD, Frank Folino sera à Vancouver de la Colombie-Britannique durant la fin de semaine du 25 au 26 mai 2018.

Les deux membres du le conseil d’administration de l’ASC-CAD de la Colombie-Britannique (Leanor Vlug et Lisa Anderson-Kellett) organisés des présentations et des événements au profit des membres de la communauté sourde de la Colombie-Britannique.

Il y aura 3 événements organisés pour la communauté des Sourds:

 

Vendredi 25 mai 2018

Présentation spéciale: Améliorer les droits des personnes sourdes au Canada

Heures:   Ouverture des portes à 18h00??Présentation à 18h30 à 21h00

Où: Salle N2201, Collège Douglas, 700, avenue Royal, New Westminster (C.-B.)

RSVP d’ici le 11 mai 2018 et si vous avez besoin d’interprètes sourds, envoyez un courriel à:

cadascsecretary@gmail.com

Lien PDF FRANÇAIS –  https://bit.ly/2JdY8P5

Lien TEXTE FRANÇAIS (lien vers le document téléchargeable) –  https://bit.ly/2HhRrLr

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Samedi 26 mai 2018

Assemblée publique: Regardons vers l’avenir! Comment réunissez les personnes sourdes de la Colombie-Britannique et discutez

Portes ouvertes: 13h15?Heure: 13h30 à 15h30?Présentation spéciale: 15h30 à 16h00

Où: Salle N2201, Collège Douglas, 700, avenue Royal, New Westminster, C.-B.

RSVP d’ici le 11 mai 2018 et si vous avez besoin d’interprètes sourds, envoyez un courriel à:

cadascsecretary@gmail.com

Lien PDFhttps://bit.ly/2K6k004

Lien TEXTE – (lien de document téléchargeable) – https://bit.ly/2K7njUP

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Soirée-bénéfice: Bière et Burger Rencontrez le président de l’ASC-CAD

Portes ouvertes: 18h00     La présentation commence à 19h00

: Pub Great Bear, 5665 Kingsway, Burnaby C.-B. V5H 2G4

Des billets : 25,00 $ comprend burger, côté et bière ou autre boisson. Voir la circulaire pour plus de détails.

Voulez-vous un billet? Envoyer à Membres du CA de l’ASC-CAD:

Lisa Anderson-Kellett: lisa@deafwireless.ca    Leanor Vlug: cadascsecretary@gmail.com

 

Cette collecte de fonds soutiendra des événements et des projets parrainés par le l’ASC-CAD, un organisme national sans but lucratif.

Lien PDFhttps://bit.ly/2JhjyLj

Lien TEXTE (lien de document téléchargeable) – https://bit.ly/2Jh8bmP

 

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CAD-ASC Special Presentation

CAD-ASC Special Presentation:

About:

  • UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

  • Canada’s Upcoming Federal Accessibility Legislation

  • Recognition of Canada’s National Sign Languages

  • What can you do?

When: Friday, May 25, 2018

Doors open at 6:00 pm.  

Presentation 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm


Location: Room N2201, Douglas College, 700 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC

RSVP by May 11, 2018, and if you need Deaf interpreters, email: cadascsecretary@gmail.com

ENGLISH PDF link  – https://bit.ly/2F6OZ8C

ENGLISH TEXT link (downloadable document link) – https://bit.ly/2HhRrLr


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ASC-CAD Présentation spéciale: Améliorer les droits des personnes sourdes au Canada


  • Convention des Nations unies relative aux droits des personnes handicapées  

  • Loi fédérale à venir sur l’accessibilité au Canada

  • Reconnaissance des langues des signes nationales du Canada (LSQ et ASL)  

  • Que pouvez-vous faire?


Quand: Vendredi 25 mai 2018

Ouverture des portes à 18h00

Présentation à 18h30 à 21h00

Où: Salle N2201, Collège Douglas, 700, avenue Royal, New Westminster (C.-B.)

RSVP d’ici le 11 mai 2018 et si vous avez besoin d’interprètes sourds, envoyez un courriel à: cadascsecretary@gmail.com

Lien PDF FRANÇAIS –  https://bit.ly/2JdY8P5

Lien TEXTE FRANÇAIS (lien vers le document téléchargeable) –  https://bit.ly/2HhRrLr