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Position: Farm hand & Cleaner
Hours: 1-3 days/week 8-24 hours (see below)
Organization: Sky Harvest
Location: Richmond / almost Vancouver BC

Part-time Farm Hand & Cleaner Contract

Sky Harvest is Canada’s first certified organic, urban farm. Our work transforms the urban landscape, improves access to healthy produce and provides a place of community, education and work for local residents. Our current focus is growing microgreens and delivering them by bicycle to Vancouver’s top chefs and grocery stores. We are looking for candidates with a strong sense of social and environmental responsibility, interested in joining our team of dedicated employees and volunteers whose unique talents shape Sky Harvest’s development.

Our day-to-day activities are driven by three core values:

  • Lead by example: Providing a strong example of corporate social responsibility in business
  • Inspire and assist: Spur the adoption of sustainability principles into others’ operations whenever feasible
  • Innovate: Use innovation to move society towards sustainability and thrive-ability

AVAILABLE POSITION:

Part-time Farm Hand & Cleaner

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively harvesting our delicate greens in an fast paced environment
  • Cleaning the growing area and equipment including sweeping, mopping and general tidying of warehouse
  • Soil and compost management
  • Sterilizing planting trays

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to work quickly, pay attention to small details and carry on a conversation simultaneously
  • Interest in urban agriculture activities and passionate about sustainability and local food systems
  • Fun and easygoing personality
  • Ability to work independently
  • Exhibits reliability and commitment to organization
  • Must be able to perform physical labour on a daily basis

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • 1-3 days/week 8-24 hours Wednesdays are mandatory + additional days
  • Start time: Immediate/ Flexible
  • 6 month contract with the hopes candidates will become an integral team member after this period
  • Pay: Starting pay is $ 12.65/hr + $1/hr bonus upon completion of contract + Weekly microgreens

APPLICATION:

Please submit an introduction of yourself, why you think you would be a good fit specifically with us, and a resume AND Application any questions you may have about the position to:

aaron (at) skyharvest.ca

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at GoodWork.ca.
 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Oct 3 2018    ID: 48608