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Position: Summer Student - Environmental Project Assistant
Type: summer job / age 30 & under
Organization: Earthwise Society
Location: Agassiz, Greater Vancouver / Lower Mainland BC

The Earthwise Farm in Agassiz is looking for an energetic individual who is passionate about small-scale sustainable agriculture and being part of a community based agricultural movement. We are a not for profit organization that is well established in community based environmental education.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Aid in the continued restoration and maintenance of the Miami Creek riparian area.
  2. Planting and maintenance of the Demonstration Garden.
  3. Assist with the organic field operation; crop development, weeding, harvesting, irrigation.
  4. Assist in running the CSA program.
  5. Keep farm and storage areas neat and tidy.
  6. Assist in the building and maintenance of trails throughout the wetlands.

Qualifications:

  1. Be between 15 – 30 years of age.
  2. Be a Canadian citizen or have permanent residency status
  3. Have a valid SIN

This is a full-time position of 30 hours per week for a duration of nine weeks. Hourly wage is $15.20. Some weekend work will be required.

This opportunity is available immediately.

To Apply:

If interested please submit a cover letter and resume to outreach@earthwisesociety.bc.ca

Please indicate you saw this posting at FoodWork.

The farm location is between Agassiz and Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia.

Farm address: 6031 Golf Rd, Agassiz, BC


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Apr 27 2021    ID: 59632