Position: Farm Assistant
Organization: NB Community Harvest Gardens
Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick
Hayes Urban Teaching Farm is a 7 acre forest and garden oasis in the city of Fredericton, in the neighbourhood of Devon.
We are looking for a LOCALLY BASED volunteer who wants to learn how to make a living/lifestyle in sustainable organic agriculture, in exchange for your labour on the farm. We would like you to commit to the entire growing season (now-to-mid-October). Depending on your schedule and availability, daily hours can be casual (maybe 20 to 30 minutes a day, five days a week) to fairly intense (8-to-10 hour days, 5 or 6 days/week) depending on your availability, desire to learn, and comfort level.
This is a VOLUNTEER position – we can not offer accommodations or pay, but we can offer some beautiful organic produce, an enjoyable work environment, and a 'farm mentor' with 20+ yrs experience in organic farming. Our ‘ideal candidate’ is someone who lives close by, has an interest in community based agricultural projects and/or organic gardening in general, and has some available time on their hands. Serious inquiries only please.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 5 2018 ID: 45974