A Rocha Canada Brooksdale Environmental Centre
Note: Anticipated 2 positions pending funding approval.
Note: These positions will be partially funded by Canada Summer Jobs grant, and are contingent on funding approval.
Start and End Date: May 12, 2020 to August 29, 2020 (16 weeks) with the possibility of full time extension to October 31, 2020 and full/part time extension in November and December.
Hours/Days Worked: Full time (5 days/week, 40 hours/week, Tuesday to Saturday).
Wage: $16.20 per hour.
Closing Date: March 31, 2020, or until the position has been filled.
[img2]A Rocha is an international Christian organization which, inspired by God’s love, engages in scientific research, environmental education, community-based conservation projects and sustainable agriculture. We envision the transformation of people and places by showing God’s love for all creation.
A Rocha Canada Brooksdale Environmental Centre is one of the most dynamic environmental centres in North America. Brooksdale’s 27-acre property is a living lab comprised of forests, a threatened river system, an organic farm, and heritage houses. This unique combination of sensitive wildlife habitat and agricultural land makes Brooksdale a place where critical environmental issues are researched, addressed, and solved.
The Sustainable Agriculture & Sales Assistant works in collaboration with the Program Development Manager, the Farm Manager, the Store Manager and other Brooksdale staff in assisting with crop production and farm sales. The 3.5 acre Brooksdale Farm operates in partnership with the 1 acre Kingfisher Farm. Sales include a 150 member community supported agriculture program (CSA), market, and restaurant sales.
Reports directly to the A Rocha Market Manager who works in close collaboration with the Brooksdale Farm Manager and Brooksdale Program Development Manager. Provides field and sales supervision and instruction to Interns and Volunteers.
Duties and Responsibilities
Work takes place outdoors in the field areas at Brooksdale and Kingfisher farms. The Sustainable Agriculture & Sales Assistant is required to work in all weather conditions. Work in extreme weather conditions may be required. Long working hours may also be required throughout the production season. Shared indoor office space is provided at Brooksdale, though the Sustainable Agriculture & Sales Assistant will be to required communicate with other Brooksdale staff to avoid space conflicts.
Qualifications and Skills
Additional Eligibility Requirements:
How to Apply
Email, as a single PDF document, a cover letter and resume clearly detailing your experience and qualifications for this position to Ryan Weemhoff: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ensure your email subject line clearly refers to the Sustainable Agriculture Assistant position.
Ensure your name and the position title are included in the PDF file name.
The application intake period will close on March 31, 2020, or until the position has been filled.
Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Please no phone calls or emails.
The position(s) are contingent on Canada Summer Jobs funding approval.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 10 2020 ID: 56008