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Hiring: Summer Land Worker
Type: summer jobs & contracts
Organization: Ignatius Jesuit Centre
Location: Guelph, Ontario

Job Type: Summer Contract: May 8-August 25, 2023
Deadline: February 13, 2023

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The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) is a not for profit charity situated on 640 acres of woodlands, wetlands and farmland just north of Guelph Ontario. IJC welcomes all and is home to Loyola Retreat House & Ignatian Training, Ignatius Farm, the Ignatius Old-Growth Forest, St Brigid’s Villa and Orchard Park Office Centre.

The Ignatius land includes deciduous and mixed forest, meadows, urban fringe, naturalized and ornamental landscapes, including Class 3 provincially significant wetlands and a restored cold water stream. We are fully committed to the environmental stewardship of this land.

Summer Land staff work directly with our permanent land staff and volunteers in a team-oriented environment to care for the non-agricultural land at the Ignatius Jesuit Centre.


  • Mowing lawns
  • Gardening and landscaping
  • Trail maintenance
  • Tree planting
  • Cold water stream undergoing restoration


  • Interest in environmental, forestry, horticulture and or natural resource management
  • Experience with motorized equipment (mowers, string trimmers, pickup trucks, etc.) an asset
  • Ability and willingness to work outdoors in the heat, rain, etc
  • Ability to complete physically demanding tasks
  • Ability to lift 50lbs repeatedly
  • Ability to work safely, with an interest in learning new skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Valid G2 or G Class Driver’s License

The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) aspires to be an equitable and inclusive place where a diversity of life experiences, identities and perspectives work together. IJC encourages applicants from all walks of life. We apply an anti-oppression framework to our work and have a zero tolerance policy for discrimination and harassment.

We thank all applicants in advance; only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 21 2023    ID: 66659