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NOVA SCOTIA JOBS & SUMMER JOBS

Position: Garden Coordinator
Type: age 30 & under / summer
Organization: Our Rising Community Action Services Association

Location: Maple Grove, East Hants, Nova Scotia
Housing: please enquire

Our Rising is a non-profit organization based in Maple Grove, East Hants, Nova Scotia. Through services and action, we seek to foster connectivity, collectivity and community power as part of broader transformational social change.

The Garden Coordinator will be responsible for the garden that supplies our market. This will include creating gardening beds, planting, weeding, mulching and harvesting. It may include working with volunteers, helping with greenhouse assembly and other farming projects.

Send questions, cover letters and resumes to: info@ourrising.ca . Please indicate your age and if you are seeking accommodation on site or in the area for part or the full duration of the job.

4 to 8 weeks / $12.95 – $20 an hour

Requirements:

  • Be between ages 15 and 30
  • Ability to do the physical requirements of the job (shoveling, lifting etc).
  • Some knowledge of gardening.
  • Ability to take direction and be self directed in completing projects
  • Shared values and a genuine interest in the goal of food resilience

Assets:

  • A passion for regenerative agriculture
  • Understanding of core principles of regenerative medium-scale agriculture including: crop-rotation, succession planting, intercropping and soil amending.
  • Several seasons of gardening or farming expereince
  • Creative energy to put towards projects of interest
  • Varied skills (using machinery, tools etc)
  • Experience working with non-profit organizations
  • Driver’s license  

Send questions, cover letters and resumes to: info@ourrising.ca . Please indicate your age and if you are seeking accommodation on site or in the area for part or the full duration of the job.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 17 2022    ID: 64471