Note: this is a part time position. However, for the right candidate this position could be paired with the A Rocha Market Manager position for a full-time job. Please see A Rocha Market Manager job posting.
Start Date: September 3, 2019, or earlier.
Hours/Days Worked: Part time (2-3 days/wk; 16-24 hrs/wk; Tuesday, Friday, additional day negotiable).
A Rocha is an international Christian organization which, inspired by God’s love, engages in scientific research, environmental education, community-based conservation projects and sustainable agriculture. We envision the transformation of people and places by showing God’s love for all creation.
A Rocha Canada Brooksdale Environmental Centre is one of the most dynamic environmental centres in North America. Brooksdale’s 27-acre property is a living lab comprised of forests, a threatened river system, an organic farm, and heritage houses. This unique combination of sensitive wildlife habitat and agricultural land makes Brooksdale a place where critical environmental issues are researched, addressed, and solved.
The Brooksdale Farm Assistant works in collaboration with the Program Development Manager, the Farm Manager, the Store Manager and other Brooksdale staff in assisting with crop production and sales. The 2-acre Brooksdale Farm operates in partnership with the 1 acre Kingfisher Farm. Sales include a 150-member community supported agriculture program (CSA), market, and restaurant sales.
Reports directly to the Brooksdale Farm Manager who works in close collaboration with the A Rocha Store Manager. Provides supervision and instruction to Interns and Volunteers.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work takes place outdoors in the field areas at Brooksdale and Kingfisher farms. The Brooksdale Farm Assistant is required to work in all weather conditions. Work in extreme weather conditions may be required. Long working hours may also be required throughout the production season. Shared indoor office space is provided at Brooksdale, though the Farm Assistant will be to required communicate with other Brooksdale staff to avoid space conflicts.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
HOW TO APPLY
The application intake period will close at 11:59 PM on Saturday, Aug 24, 2019, or until the position has been filled.
Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Please no phone calls or emails.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Aug 13 2019 ID: 54471