Forward to a friend Tweet this Share this on Facebook Share:

Home | Job Postings | Grow Food


Position: Organic Farm Field Hand
Farm: Mount Wolfe Farm
Location: Caledon, GTA, Ontario

Since 2016 Mount Wolfe Farm has been operating as a family-run, small-scale, ecological vegetable and chicken farm in Caledon. As we enter into our 9th season, we are looking to grow our fieldwork team. We are primarily a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farm and also attend farmers markets throughout the summer. We also pasture a flock of egg-laying hens. This position involves a lot of training, and priority will be given to candidates that express interest in possibly returning in 2025. Please note this position may not be suited to a co-op position for your colledge program becasue it extends into the school year.

This position starts in late April to early May and runs to the middle/end of November. This is a part-time position of approximately 30 hours a week over 3-4 days. Hourly rate is $16.70/hour. Need full time? Don’t hesitate to apply, we can help you with access to supplemental employment with another company, Gardens by MsPlants.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with all manner of vegetable cultivation and harvesting alongside our Field Manager Jeff, Field-Manager-in-training Dana, Farm manager Sarah, and rotating cast of workshare members and volunteers.
  • Assisting with chicken chores when required and customer service at CSA pickups on Fridays

Attributes of our ideal candidate are:

  • Experience working on or long-term volunteer experience in ecological and/or small scale organic agriculture **Huge Asset**
  • Works well in a team setting and takes direction well
  • Good listener and observant
  • Physically fit and able to work outside, rain or shine, for long hours
  • Enjoys nature & wildlife
  • Physically able to lift heavy loads up to 30-40lbs
  • Personal integrity, good time-management, & excellent communication skills
  • Always striving to learn & improve skills

How to Apply?

Email your resume to subject line: 2024 Field Hand Position. We require at least 2 character references from recent employers/mentors (within past 2 years preferably). Please indicate you saw this posting at FoodWork.

Viable candidates will be contacted for follow-up interviews.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Sarah & the Mount Wolfe Team



Share this on Facebook   Tweet This!  Email this to a friend   Share this on LinkedIn   Add this to Google Bookmarks   Print this page

Note: The above is provided on an "As Is" basis and for general informational purposes only. People and Planet (also known as "FoodWork") is not responsible for the content, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, legality, reliability, quality or suitability of this posting. We do not screen or endorse the organizations or individuals involved. If you decide to accept an offer of employment, volunteering or any other arrangement, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against injury, abuse, non-payment or any other loss. Please read our full Terms & Conditions.

Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 7 2024    ID: 70194