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Position: Organic Farm Apprentice
Organization: Joyfully Organic Farm
LOCATION: Stouffville, GTA / York Region, Ontario (Near Markham/Stouffville/Pickering) 40 Minutes from Toronto, Ontario
ACCOMMODATIONS: Share accommodation space is available in a clean and attractive farmhouse.

FULL OR PART TIME
June to September 2019

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our farm team, in an apprenticeship role. We are looking for someone who is invested in organic agriculture and is interested in pursuing farming as a possible career.

Please note: Previous farm work or enrolment in a post-secondary agricultural education program is required.

DESCRIPTION:

As part of our farm team, you will contribute to all aspects of our farm production. Training to our particular farming practices will be provided. Areas of work will including:

  • Seedling Production
  • Greenhouse Management
  • Harvesting Vegetables
  • Preparing for/attending Markets and CSA
  • Carpentry / Building Projects
  • Weed and Pest Management
  • Fertility and Land Management
  • Machine/tool maintenance

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • At least one season of farming experience or enrolment in a post-secondary agricultural education program
  • Knowledge of organic farming practices is an asset
  • Self-motivated and hardworking
  • Ability to work at a fast pace in groups or alone
  • Physically fit and capable of working efficiently in a variety of weather conditions
  • Positive in attitude and contributes to an efficient and enjoyable work environment
  • Keen to contribute ideas and demonstrate problem solving abilities
  • Good sense of humour and desire to work in a team setting

WAGES: Compensation will be determined based on the selected candidates experience and the amount of hours agreed upon. Room and board may be provided.

TO APPLY:

Fill out our Farm Crew Questionnaire and attach your resume at:
https://joyfullyorganicfarm.ca/on-farm-positions

Thanks!

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 8 2019    ID: 51968