Current openings for our 2019 season
Thanks for your interest in joining the farm team! Joyfully Organic Farm is run by a collaborative farm team, that focuses on lean efficiencies, bio-intensive successions/yields, and laughing a lot.
To be considered, read the posting in full and then fill out the questionnaire below.
2019 FARM APPRENTICE
(Posting and Application below)
FULL OR PART TIME
June to September
We are seeking a motivated individual to join our farm team, in an apprenticeship role. We are looking for someone who is invested in organic agriculture and is interested in pursuing farming as a possible career.
Please note: Previous farm work or enrolment in an agricultural education program is required.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Share accommodation space is available in a clean and attractive farmhouse.
LOCATION: Markham, Ontario (Near Markham/Stouffville/Pickering) 40 Minutes from Toronto, Ontario
DESCRIPTION: As part of our farm team, you will contribute to all aspects of our farm production. Training to our particular farming practices will be provided. Areas of work will including:
+ Seedling Production
+ Greenhouse Management
+ Harvesting Vegetables
+ Preparing for/attending Markets and CSA
+ Carpentry / Building Projects
+ Weed and Pest Management
+ Fertility and Land Management
+ Machine/tool maintenance
+ At least one season of farming experience or enrolment in a post-secondary agricultural education program
+ Knowledge of organic farming practices is an asset
+ Self-motivated and hardworking
+ Ability to work at a fast pace in groups or alone
+ Physically fit and capable of working efficiently in a variety of weather conditions
+ Positive in attitude and contributes to an efficient and enjoyable work environment
+ Keen to contribute ideas and demonstrate problem solving abilities
+ Good sense of humour and desire to work in a team setting
WAGES: Compensation will be determined based on the selected candidates experience and the amount of hours agreed upon. Room and board may be provided.
TO APPLY: Fill out our Farm Crew Questionnaire and attach your resume below. Thanks!