Ontario Flora is a social enterprise that offers a native plant nursery, landscape design, ecosystem restoration and community greening services.
We are based in the heart of the Beaver Valley, a Niagara Escarpment Biosphere preserve. Close by our nursery is a Bruce Trail mecca, with mountainous views all the way to Georgian Bay. We are north of Mississauga approximately 1.5 hrs. We bring people and nature together, we support and create greening initiatives with wild plants.
After the busiest spring and summer season yet, we are looking for a fall intern. This is a challenging ‘right hand man’ position. It is suited to someone who is interested in learning the skills of general assistant to operations for Ontario Flora. Duties will include helping with a wide variety of tasks to support the business, the main being nursery related horticultural functions and tasks, but also assisting in the day-to-day running and operations of landscape design related work we do. Assisting in some office work is also needed.
We are looking for someone who likes to dive in and try new things, and can learn independently. The candidate should have a special interest in native plants, and horticulture, but we will except keen beginners coming from many different backgrounds and skill sets.
*We will consider local candidates that do no need room and board, commensuration as negotiated.
Start Date: As soon as possible
End Date: November 29th. There is the possibility of returning for spring internship work for a successful candidate, starting Mar 1st
Stipend: $500.00 per month stipend plus room and board at Ontario Flora’s home base.
Hours and schedule worked: 8 hours per day including lunch and break, 5 days per week
We are looking for an intern that is interested in work that can be quite physical, that needs to be completed in an efficient manner.
This position is great for those who don’t mind getting dirty, and working in many different weather conditions during fall/ winter climate
Accountability and responsibility for completing tasks independently is required.
How to Apply:
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For more info:
Please see our website, at http://www.ontarioflora.ca
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Aug 17 2021 ID: 61047