JOB: Farmer Position at the Clubhouse Farm, Kelowna, BC

Posted by Michelle Tsutsumi on April 05, 2016

Morganne and the chicken at Clubhouse Farm, Kelowna.

Clubhouse Farmer Position:

The Clubhouse Farm is seeking a candidate with farming experience to join our team for the 2016 growing season. This unique and exciting farm and nature based summer program for children provides a platform for childcare and education, a source of local produce, and support for local ecosystems and biodiversity. Please review the eligibility criteria before submitting your application.

Stunning view of The Clubhouse Farm in Kelowna, BC.

Start Date: May 2, 2016

Position Responsibilities and Details:

  • Managing volunteer labour groups – sometimes weekly, groups of 10 to 30 volunteers.
  • Production tasks – seeding, transplanting, trellising, pruning, thinning, irrigating, managing pests, weeding, harvesting, etc.
  • Egg production – collecting, washing, packaging, labeling and storing eggs for sale.
  • Education Garden – assisting with the maintenance of the Clubhouse Farm Children’s Education Garden as required.
  • Clubhouse Farm School Tours – assisting with planning and leading Farm tours for elementary school students.  Assisting with educating and instructing children (including input on curriculum planning and preparations.

Please submit application to Audrey: audrey.hystad@clubhousechildcare.com.

The Clubhouse Farm Site Plan.
The Clubhouse Farm Site Plan.

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