Job Posting 73212

Urban Farm Labourer
Urban Roots London
London area
London
closed 7 days ago (Fri, 30 Jul)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $16.20/hour

Urban Farm Labourer 

 

Are you looking to be part of a rapidly growing non-profit organization that supports our community? 

We have just the opportunity for you to get your hands dirty! 

 

Numerous positions are available!

 

Urban Roots London is a non-profit organization that revitalizes underused land in the City of London for agriculture by: 

  • Producing high-quality, organic vegetables and herbs
  • Distributing produce locally, directly to consumers and to private and social enterprises
  • Providing agricultural and educational opportunities for the neighbourhood, social enterprises, and community organizations within the City of London
  • Growing a self-sustaining, urban agricultural model to germinate to new sites

 

Job Overview

  • Participate in the completion of daily tasks, such as planting, watering, weeding, harvesting and general property maintenance
  • Work with and support teams of volunteers to accomplish set tasks 
  • Collaborate daily with the Farm Team Lead/Farm Manager in order to accomplish required tasks  
  • Keep records of various data and metrics pertaining to farm operations 
  • Support twice weekly farm markets by serving and engaging customers, stocking produce and tracking data 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Must be between 15 and 30 years of age
  • Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. International students not eligible.  
  • Have a passion for urban agriculture with some horticultural and gardening knowledge
  • Able to work independently and with a team
  • Methodical, self motivated individual with a strong work ethic and sense of responsibility
  • Basic MS Word and Excel skills 
  • First Aid certification is an asset

 

Job Details

  • Wage: $16.20/hour  (http://www.ontariolivingwage.ca)
  • Hours per week: 30
  • Duration: 16 weeks
  • Schedule: Weekdays, 8:00am - 2:30pm, with some flexibility if mutually agreed upon or if required due to weather 
  • Start Date: August 16, 2021
  • Location: 21 Norlan Ave (accessible by bike, bus, or auto), with adherence to all COVID-19 precautions required by the Middlesex-London Public Health Unit   

 

Urban Roots London values its place in an interconnected world and desires to reflect this value, acknowledging our responsibility to strive towards a diverse and equitable employment environment that recognizes the inherent worth and dignity of every person. We welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. 

 

Applications from all qualified individuals are invited. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected to proceed in the competition will be contacted. Should you require accommodation in making an application, please contact .

 

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