Positions: Organic Farm Camp Counsellor
Type: camp counselor, includes room, board, stipend $600/week
Term: asap until Aug 17, 2019
Camp: Quinta do Conde
Location: Black River, Prince Edward County, Ontario
Organic farm camp in beautiful Prince Edward County, just a few short hours from Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa is seeking two (2) counsellors for Summer 2019. We are a small scale 10 acre bio-diverse, beyond organic farm. We grow seasonal vegetables, raise animals on pasture, craft artisan food from our crops, host harvest table-at-the-farm dinners and offer pop-up lunches using only our own ingredients. We educate about food and sustainable practices through summer camp for a small group of children and our seasonal workshops. We create experiences around farm life and ethically responsible food while enjoying the sub-community of Black River and it's emerging art scene, rich agricultural history and waterways.
Contract from July 8th 2019 - August 17 2019 (6 week contract) and includes room, board and stipend $600/week
This is a great opportunity to enjoy the summer in a fun and safe environment, acting as a positive role model to the children. Counsellors will ensure the program is delivered enthusiastically and are in line with meeting the objectives of knowledge about how food is grown and caring for farm animals.
Preferred candidate has an interest in organic agriculture, has experience working with children, studying toward field of education, phycology or equivalent work experience. Duties include supervising the health and safety of campers at all times, maintaining a clean, organized and safe environment to lead hands on activities with a great attitude along with staff, volunteers and the public. Our farm blends our own cultural heritages and we integrate our Canadian pride of diversity and are commited to work towards a socially inclusive environment. Standard First aid training and Drivers licence an asset. Secondary language welcomed.
If you are energetic, have a willingness to learn and think that you can fit into our project with mutual benefit, please contact us with your interests and abilities. It's going to be an exciting summer. Hope you can join us!
Please e-mail your resume and a brief covering letter to:
subject: Organic Farm Camp Counsellor
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 20 2019 ID: 52248