Job Posting 63283

Urban Farm Worker
Archway Community Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
Abbotsford, BC
closed 10 days ago (Sun, 5 Jul)
summer student / jobs program  •  $16.00 per hour

JOB POSTING # 2020-54-03
INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

Urban Farm Worker

Wage: $16 per hour

 20 hours per week for 12 weeks

 

Archway Community Services has been helping people since 1969.  We provide more than 85 programs and services to clients at every stage of life.  Our vision for the future is justice, opportunities and equitable access for all.  We strive toward that goal by fostering community well-being and social justice through positive action and leadership.  Come help us help people.

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

Canada Summer Jobs provides funding to create summer job opportunities for young people aged 15 to 30 years looking for employment. This position is a great fit for someone who can work in a hands-on, industrial, and outdoor (all-weather) environment.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The successful candidate will report to the Garden manager and will assist with daily farm tasks:

  • Watering, crop production and harvesting as needed
  • Help with garden maintenance and making compost as needed
  • Assist with Saturday market

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Must maintain a satisfactory Criminal Records Check.
  • Willing to take on physical labour related to garden maintenance and crop production
  • Prepared to work outside daily in any weather

This position is provided in part by Canada Summer Jobs.  Eligible applicants must:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years old
  • Be a Canadian Citizen, a Permanent Resident, or a person whom refugee status has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of employment
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada

 

Closing date is July 5, 2020

 

 

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