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Position: Retail Sales Associate
Type: part-time contract / age 30 & under
Employer: Windswept Cider
Location: near Thornbury/Meaford, Ontario (near Collingwood, Owen Sound)

Windswept Cider is a micro cidery/farmentory based in Meaford, Ontario. We are a busy family operation and sustainability is at the core of what we do. We craft small batch dry ciders using local organic and wild foraged fruit, as well as jun kombucha honey tonics for sale at our on-farm cidery, at farmer's markets, online and through wholesale channels.

We're looking for enthusiastic individuals to share their passion for sustainable agriculture, fermentation and craft spirits at local farmer's markets as well as at the cidery in Meaford (currently open Thurs-Sun 12-5). Farmer's markets would include Owen Sound (Saturday morning) and Meaford (Friday afternoon), multiple positions are available and there is opportunity for flexibility in scheduling.

Wage from $15-16/hour depending on experience. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Retail sales of cider and jun kombucha 
  • Recording and reporting sales
  • Managing cash and inventory
  • Assist with labelling and production as required
  • Assist with general farm and cidery related tasks

Our ideal candidate:

  • Meets Canada Summer Jobs Program requirements
  • Has Smart Serve Certification
  • Has their own transportation
  • Possesses excellent communication skills and is honest and reliable
  • Is able to follow direction well and work efficiently and independently
  • Is energetic with a positive attitude, and customer service oriented
  • Has high standards and takes pride in their work
  • Is detailed oriented, highly organized and is a committed self starter
  • Is capable of managing a highly physical position in varied working conditions
  • Is comfortable with outdoor manual labour and able to lift 50lbs

No accommodation is available on the farm.

To apply:

Please email resumer and cover letter outlining your experience and interest to

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 13 2021    ID: 59855