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Position: Just Food Farm Site Developer
Type: summer job / summer student position
Organization: Just Food
Location: 2391 Pepin Court, Ottawa/Blackburn Hamlet, Ontario

Hours: 31.5 hrs/week position for 8 weeks, July 3-August 24, 2018.
Compensation: $15/hour + 4% vacation pay

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants MUST:

  • be under 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year
  • intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year.

This position is part of the Canada Summer Jobs grant stream with Employment and Social Development Canada.

TO APPLY: All of the following must be met:

– Please send your résumé and cover letter within one attached document to by June 22 hat 5:00 pm.
– Résumés will be reviewed as they come in and we will schedule interviews and hire as soon as we have a successful candidate.
– Your email must have the subject line “Summer Student Hiring” for it to be considered
– 3 references must be provided on request.

Job Description

This position will support the development of the Just Food Community Farm, a non-profit demonstration and training farm. The Just Food Farm Site Developer will have a variety of tasks related to farm site management, including:

  • Site management (including field preparation with BSC and lawnmower, working with others on property maintenance, monitoring farm infrastructure - including water use)
  • Conduct soil nutrient tests
  • Design & implement fertility/crop plan for summer on entire farm
  • Manage demonstration seed variety trials
  • Rogue and select demonstration seed adaptation crops
  • Develop a plan for new sugar bush management


  • Interest in, and able to, work in both outdoor and indoor environments
  • A background in agriculture, horticultural, or geography/environmental
  • Ability to work both independently and with strong team communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Interest in, commitment to, and some knowledge of food/farming systems and community-based initiatives.

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GoodWork ID: 46108       Date posted to Jun 14 2018