Position: Farm Hand
Employer: North Shore Neighbourhood House - Edible Garden Project
Location: North Vancouver, BC
Eligibility: 30 or younger (see below)
Application Deadline: May 3rd, 2021
Job terms: 35 hours/week, May 25th – Oct 30th, 2021
Please note this position is dependent upon grant approval.
The North Shore Neighbourhood House (NSNH) is a not-for-profit registered charity serving the North Shore community since 1939. We believe working together to meet the grassroots needs of our neighbours, especially our most vulnerable residents, is essential to building a safe, healthy and strong community. The NSNH values and promotes cooperation, respect and empowerment through the provision of programs and services designed to meet the needs of individuals and the community as a whole.
The Edible Garden Project (EGP) is a program of North Shore Neighbourhood House. The EGP is actively increasing land used for food production, building knowledge and skills around food gardening and working with municipalities to increase opportunities for urban agriculture.
The Farm Assistant will work closely with the Farm Coordinator to support the on-going farm operations and they will be a key part of our Harvest Team, which is responsible for harvesting and processing vegetables twice per week for the markets. The Farm Assistant will support the Market Coordinator to manage twice-weekly farm markets. They will also help to supervise farm volunteers, with support and guidance from the Farm Coordinator, Market Coordinator and Program Manager.
Qualifications & Eligibility
Please apply with your resume and a one-page cover letter. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Upon offer of this contract position, the completion of a Criminal Record Check is required.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Apr 9 2021 ID: 59412