Position: Land Matcher – Metro Van
Organization: Young Agrarians
Location: Metro Vancouver / Fraser Valley, BC
Young Agrarians is hiring a new Land Matcher for the Lower Mainland. Do you thrive working with people from diverse walks of life? Are you a networker and connector? If you’ve got that magic matchmaker quality – equal parts people skills, passion for local food systems, and computer-savvy project manager – we’d love to hear from you.
Region: Metro Vancouver & Fraser Valley
Deadline for Applications: 5pm Monday, Nov 2, 2020. This position will start when we find the right candidate.
Young Agrarians is an educational resource network for new and young farmers in Canada that launched in 2012. In 2016, Young Agrarians began offering land matching services in the Metro Vancouver / Fraser Valley area, and has scaled-up across B.C. To read more about the B.C. Land Matching Program please visit: youngagrarians.org/bc-land-matching-program.
The Land Matcher role requires an individual that is process-oriented, has excellent communication and project management skills, and understands farming and agriculture. Land Matchers connect farmers looking for land to start or grow their business with people who own farmland by assessing land opportunities, supporting farmers to become ready to access land, making matches to find the right land/farmer fit, facilitating lease agreements, and providing follow-up support as needed.
Young Agrarians embraces diversity, and we are excited about building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.
Roles & Responsibilities
Compensation: 35 hours per week at $30 / hour. Mileage is reimbursed at provincial rates. Two weeks of vacation offered after the first year of employment.
To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to Darcy Smith to: firstname.lastname@example.org with “MV Land Matcher” and your full name in the email subject line. Please create one PDF document that includes a one-page cover letter describing why you would be a good fit for this position, and your resume. Please save the file with your first and last name as the file name.
Interviews will be conducted as resumes come in. If you are available to attend a four-day training from October 26-29th, 2020 please indicate that in your email message.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Oct 16 2020 ID: 57715