Eligibility: 30 or younger
Housing: Renting a room on the farm is available, otherwise applicants should live nearby or be willing to travel.
Homefield Flower Farm is in Hemmingford, Quebec and responsibly grows cut flowers for Montreal and the surrounding regions. We grow over 50 varieties of flowers to sell to florists, boutiques and direct to the public via farmers markets. We aim to be a sustainable alternative to imported flowers and use all organic growing practices.
We are committed to creating opportunities for young people to enter the burgeoning local floriculture industry, especially youth from groups traditionally margenalized from agriculture in Quebec. (LGBTQ2S, language minority, those who identify as a visible minority)
We are looking for an employee to assist us in our summer growing season. The employee will work with the owners to seed, cultivate, harvest and sell our flowers. Based on experience and interest, employees may also work towards leading other less experienced volunteers.
*COVID 19: We are closely following regional guidelines. We will provide training and protocol to assure our farm is a safe workplace for all.
Responsibilities will be gained with experience and can be tailored to meet the specific skills, talents and interest of the employee. Basic functions of the position include:
Experience and Qualifications:
This position is a Canada Summer Jobs funded position. To be eligible you must:
The ideal candidate should be:
Farming experience is an asset but not required.
Schedule: Monday to Friday, 7 hours a day +1 hour unpaid lunch. Lunch is provided. 35 hours a week
Please submit your resume to: email@example.com
subject: Flower farm team member
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Apr 25 2021 ID: 59587