Type: Canada Summer Jobs / age 30 & under (see below)
The Sharing Farm is a not-for-profit organization that grows organic vegetables on donated city lands for the Richmond Food Bank and other community agencies. We are looking for enthusiastic, hard-working farm interns for July-October 2020 (2-3 month position.)
The Sharing Farm is a unique community farm combining the practice of organic farming set within a framework of food justice and food security in the region. The four-acre farm is situated within Richmond’s Terra Nova Rural Park, located at the west end of Westminster Highway, alongside the West Dyke, in Richmond BC. It is accessible by bus, skytrain, car, or bicycle.
Interns will have access to many different skill sets, including greenhouse cultivation, beekeeping, market gardening, composting, farm machinery use, and more. Interns will gain valuable skills in multiple aspects of organic farming, as well as running a farmers’ market stand and a community-supported agriculture (CSA) program.
For more information about the Sharing Farm please visit http://www.sharingfarm.ca
Duties and Responsibilities:
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS (Service Canada):
Salary: $16 per hour
30-35 hour work week.
Approx. 8-13 weeks depending on final HRDC Canada Summer Jobs approval of grant application.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as we will begin interviewing (remotely) asap.
Applications are accepted until the positions are filled.
Please submit resume and a cover letter to:
Assistant Director: Leslie Williams
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 29 2020 ID: 56502