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Position: Organic Foods Packer (starting at $16/hr)
Organization: Mama Earth Organics
Location: Toronto (near O'Connor & St. Clair Ave. E), Ontario

We’re growing again and have an elusive position available!


This packer position consists of carefully and efficiently packing delicious organic produce into our customer's bins.  A smaller portion of the job consists of weighing, sorting, checking quality of produce and tidying up. Some computer work may also be needed.

Qualities that would make you a good addition to the team:  

The perfect candidate is detail oriented, pro-active and able to work at a fast pace.  We’re also looking for very happy, positive people who can easily get along well with everyone at the Mama Earth planet headquarters.  We're looking for people who are going become a longterm member of our team.

General skills required:

  • Detail Oriented/ meticulous/ picky

  • Positive attitude and ability to get along well with others

  • This is an ideal job for a more introverted/thoughtful person

  • Excellent judgment

  • Ability to work at a fast pace

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, within time limits

  • Some lifting is required (20-30 lbs)

  • Pro-active and reliable

  • Interest/knowledge in organics/environment/local food is an asset!


  • Mondays - Thursdays: 7:00am - 4:00pm(ish)
  • Fridays: 7:00am - 1:30pm(ish)
  • Sundays: 11:00am - 6:00pm (ish)

This position will start at 3 shifts per week with the possibility of it becoming full-time.


Must be available for full-time training (Mon-Fri) for the first three weeks of employment.


Starting at $16.00 per hour (+ discount on organic produce).  Packers who excel in their role and take on additional responsibilities can earn upwards of $20.00 per hour.

Partial benefits are also available after 3 months.

This sounds amazing…. how do I apply?

Please forward your resume with cover letter and your two favorite musicians/bands to:

Please include the position you’re applying for in the subject line (and brownie points to those who send their cover letter and resume in one PDF file).

We ask that you apply via email only, no telephone inquiries or drops ins please – our warehouse is a very happenin’ place! Thanks for your interest!

About Mama Earth:

We’re creating an alternative, locally-based, food system in Toronto. Mama Earth Organics partners with local organic farms and like-minded local businesses and artisans in Toronto. Our focus is local, organic, small-scale grown or produced food that tastes really good.

We deliver directly to our member’s homes, throughout the GTA, on a weekly basis.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Dec 6 2018    ID: 49578