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ORGANIC FARMING, REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE

Hiring: Organic veg harvesting (Fall Harvest)
Positions: 4 positions, 8 weeks
Organization: Everdale
Eligibility:
age 30 or younger (see below)

Location: Hillsburgh/Erin, near Guelph, Ontario
Housing: optional housing, see below

Purpose of the position:

No previous farming or gardening experience required, just a positive approach, a willingness to learn, and the ability to work outside Monday to Friday; 35 hours per week. Successful applicants will be trained to harvest storage crops (carrots, beets, squash, potatoes) and grow/harvest other fall crops at Everdale’s organic vegetable farm.

Start dates: Contracts are 8 weeks long from your start date.
Pay: $17.60 per hour; 30% off all food items in Everdale’s farm store.
Hours per week: 35 hours; Monday to Friday. Occasional weekend work.
Work location: Everdale, 5812 Sixth Line, Hillsburgh, Ontario

Housing: You can commute or live on the farm. We have dorm accommodations for those who are interested in living on the farm. Rent is $475/month. Private bedroom. Shared living space, bathroom, and kitchen.
COVID/Monkey Pox safety: Everdale follows all directives and laws as prescribed by the Ontario Government and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.
Eligibility: Successful applicants must be: 30 years old or younger; and, hold a valid SIN number; and, be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status.

Job expectations:

  • Be punctual and ready to work selected hours.
  • Be committed to working safely and efficiently.
  • Able to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Able to perform physical, repetitive farming and gardening tasks.
  • Able to work outside in a wide range of weather conditions.
  • Able to consistently take a positive solution-based approach to challenges.
  • Work occasional weekends and holidays, with notice.
  • Perform general farming tasks that you are trained to do, such as planting, weeding, irrigation, and harvesting.
  • Maintain an organized, safe, and beautiful farm.
  • Strive to carry out Everdale’s mission and objectives and mandate.
  • Communicate openly and respectfully with others.

How to Apply

  • Completed applications should be sent to info@everdale.org
    • Subject: Organic fall harvesting
  • Application Deadline: The posting will remain open until all positions are filled.
  • Your application should include:
    • Resume
    • Contact information for three references
    • Confirm that you meet all three of the following eligibility requirements:
      • 30 years old or younger
      • hold a valid SIN number
      • a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status. Students on a work permit or visa are not eligible.
    • Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

Languages: English - Preferred
Work Eligibility: Canada - Preferred


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Aug 3 2022    ID: 65278