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Farm Assistant for Blueberry Commons Farm Cooperative

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Position:Farm Assistant
Employer:Blueberry Commons Farm Cooperative
Sector:Agriculture, Animals, Aquaculture
Posted:2021-Mar-29
Closing Date:2021-Apr-12
Salary or Wage:$16.00 per hour
Full or Part Time:Full Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:To be determined
Email:farm@blueberrycommons.ca

Requirements

- Ability to undertake repetitive physical work outdoors in all kinds of weather for several hours at a time
- A demonstrated interest in organic farming or gardening and local food security
- Previous hands-on gardening, farming, landscaping or related experience
- Ability to work with and support a diverse group of volunteers, coop members, and visitors to the farm
- Ability to stay on task while working alone and willingness to collaborate on tasks with others

Duties and Responsibilities

- Working with a team of staff and volunteers in the operations of a young organic farm growing a range of vegetables, herbs, blueberries and fruits
- Planting, weeding, harvesting and processing vegetables, herbs, berries and fruits
- Operating small farm equipment
- Assisting with programs for school students on the farm
- Serving customers, assisting farm stand volunteers, preparing for market
- 35 hours per week (working schedule TBD)
- Total of 24 weeks beginning late April or early May

Additional Details

Blueberry Commons Farm Cooperative is seeking a Farm Assistant for the coming farm season. This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic community project with passionate people committed to sustainable living and local organic food.

Please send a resume and a brief statement of your interest

WorkBC Powell River posts this position as a free service for the community. WorkBC Powell River does not screen employers or applicants, and assumes no responsibility or liability for the job posting. Any arrangements are between the job seeker and the employer.