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SUMMER JOBS & PAID INTERNSHIPS

Multiple positions available

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Organization: Notre petite ferme / Our Little Farm
Location: Lochaber-Partie-Ouest (Outaouais), Quebec (about 40 min. from Ottawa)

Ever thought about being a farmer? Here’s a job that will help you gain valuable experience on a farm. Under the supervision of the farmer and the production manager, you will help us produce over 35 different types of organic vegetables and participate in many aspects of running a farm such as:

  • Harvest: picking, washing and packing vegetables for our CSA boxes
  • Greenhouse: preparation of seeding mix, seeding and potting up, tomato production
  • Field: transplanting, weeding, pruning, irrigation and pest control
  • More (please see individual job descriptions, below)

Our Little Farm is a young & dynamic farm that grows 35 different types of local, certified organic vegetables. We offer organic vegetable baskets (Community Supported Agriculture) in Gatineau and Ottawa. We also believe that the best way for someone to become a farmer is to work on a farm. That’s why we seek to offer a stimulating experience and aim to share our knowledge as much as possible. We work fast, laugh a lot and love what we do!

Here are our current job postings for the 2018 season:

Qualifications

  • Belief in the values of organic agriculture
  • Ability to work fast and a drive to improve efficiency
  • Good physical condition
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Driver’s license is an asset but not required
  • A good attitude and sense of humour
  • more (please see individual job descriptions)

Housing:

We are located 2km from Thurso and 17km from Buckingham where there are an ample supply of month-to-month rental options at affordable prices. We can put you in touch with several landlords in the area who are reputable. You are responsible for transportation to and from the farm.

For more details and to apply, please go to: http://www.ourlittlefarm.ca/jobs 

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GoodWork ID: 43603       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jan 12 2018