Roles & Responsibilities of CFSG Senior Coordinators

  • This NECO sub-committee primarily deals with Food Systems related issues, activities and other engagements on campus and in the external Winnipeg community.

  • Acts as a liaison between FHNS, FAFS, NECO and the Office of Sustainability by collaborating on events like Sustainability Month throughout the year to promote food and nutrition literacy and food systems education to students.

  • Responsible for maintenance and improvement projects for the Food and Nutrition Education Permaculture Learning Garden (FNEPLG), including but not excluded to applying for endowment, hiring the garden steward, collaborating on projects with students in other faculties to build infrastructure and facilitate student body engagement, and plan workshops in the garden.

Roles & Responsibilities of CFSG Committee Members

Events Coordinators (2 people)

  • In charge of planning and executing 6-8 What’s Cooking on Campus (conditions permitted) workshops over the course of the year – Permitted for Winter Term only if Campus re-opens

  • Planning other Food Systems related workshops, events and initiatives

  • Collaborating on projects with other student and faculty groups

  • Outreach and relationship building with UofM and external communities 


Social Media Coordinator (1 people)

  • Responsible for posting updates to the group’s social media platforms weekly

  • Responsible for upholding communications through private messaging on social media platforms and reporting inquiries to Executive Council members as needed

  • Responsible for creating the narrative of CFSG and it’s activities via Social Media

Garden Steward (1 person)

  • Position is part-time over summer growing season (May-September)

  • Hired yearly by Senior Coordinator in April

  • Granted honorarium for their work ($1200 through endowment for work from May-September)