Canada Summer Jobs with Black Creek Community Farm

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Author: Sustain Ontario

Posted: May 3, 2023

Categories: GoodFoodBites / Opportunities

Black Creek Community Farm (BCCF) is hiring 2 Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) staff this summer, one Market Trainee position and one Community Programs Trainee position.

CSJ staff will have the opportunity to work with all BCCF programs and be exposed to all aspects of their work, but their main area of work will be with either the Market Garden team or the Community Programs team.

Community Engagement Trainees will help the Programs team facilitate educational programming for the community through various projects based on the farm: Farm Education, Urban Harvest, Farm Park, and seniors’ programming. Market Garden Trainees will primarily help the Market Garden team with all aspects of vegetable production and sales.

These positions are funded through the Canada Summer Jobs Program, which requires that the applicants:

  • Be between 15-30 years of age (inclusive)
  • Be Canadian Citizens, permanent residents, or persons on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation and regulations

Reports to: Various (Market Garden Coordinator, Farm Park Coordinator, Urban Harvest Coordinator, Value-Added Coordinator, Farm Education Coordinator)
Salary: $18/hr (35hrs/wk)
Benefits: $1000 health expense fund and paid sick days, prorated to length of employment
Location(s) of Position: This position’s main work location is Black Creek Community Farm, 4929 Jane St.
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract, 8 weeks

For more details from BCCF, view the full job posting here. The deadline to apply is Monday, May 15, at 9 a.m.