During harvest, youth will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of and weekday management of an on-farm pick-your-own operation and fruit and vegetable farm stand.
Applications must be under 30 years old at start of employment as per Canada Summer Jobs Funding requirements (details below).
This job will give youth first-hand experience working in small-scale agri-business and with a focus on agricultural retail sales. There may also be opportunities to assist at a local farmers' market or second farm location.
Youth will be selling direct to consumers, including up-selling, provide customer service, educating customers on local produce and farming and providing orientation sessions for customers (often in small groups).
Duties may also include general farm work such as harvesting, sorting, and packing fruit and vegetables; organizing and filling orders, managing inventory and sales records; crop maintenance; landscape maintenance; minor maintenance and repairs; general organizing; open/close market stands; produce delivery.
We are an equal opportunity employer and are appreciative of all people.
Job offer is pending Canada Summer Jobs funding, therefore applicants must meet CSJ criteria:
To be eligible, youth must:
Pay is $15/hour; summer contract is up to 240 hours, July and August.
Please send your resume to:
When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at FoodWork.ca.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 1 2019 ID: 53345