FARM JOBS: VANCOUVER, BC – Southlands Heritage Farm

Posted by Moss Dance on April 03, 2018

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Looking for a farm job in Vancouver? Check out these farm educator positions at Southlands Heritage Farm!


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WEEKEND FARM EDUCATOR

Overview: Our new farm educator will work together with the rest of the team to create an awesome and fun one of a kind farm education facility! We are looking for someone who has both the soul of an outdoor educator and the soul of a farmer! Our ideal candidate is passionate and has experience in teaching and working with children in the outdoors. She or he is also fascinated by farming, healthy food systems, nature conservation and/or the outdoors.

JOB TASKS

Leading Birthday Parties and Overnight experiences. Read our Birthday Party and Overnight Description here: Birthday Parties

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience in education.
  • Passionate about outdoor experiential learning and inspiring children to deeply care and take care of the planet and people,
  • Attention to organization and presentation,
  • Creative and resourceful,
  • Self-starter and solution oriented,
  • High levels of positive energy with a good sense of humour,
  • Comfortable around farm animals (eg. you could catch a goat and would be comfortable learning how to trim hooves)
  • Teaching degree is an asset,
  • Horse experience is an asset,
  • Playing a musical instrument is an asset,
  • Hard working is a must!
  • First Aid Certificate with CPR and Criminal Record Check

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JOB DETAILS

Contract duration: April to August 2018

Hours: Saturdays and Sunday from April to the end of August. According bookings, you might be required to work on Friday and Saturday nights.

This could be an on-call position. We might hire several people and arrange schedules. This position can be combined with the Summer Farm Camp Educator position.

Wage: $12.65 – $17/hr, D.O.E.

TO APPLY

Please send a creative cover letter and resume with 3 relevant references to education@southlandsfarm.ca. Attachments should be labelled with the position you are applying for and your full name. (Eg. Farmer Educator- Judith Bee). Here are some questions to help with your letter:

  • How do your skills and life goals match with our farm vision and mission statement
  • Why are you the best candidate for this job position? (don’t be shy)
  • What excites you about working at Southlands Farm?

We will accept applications until the position is filled.


Southlands Heritage Farm Pond Time

SUMMER CAMP FARM EDUCATOR

Overview: Our new farm educator will work together with the rest of the team to create an awesome and fun one of a kind farm education facility! We are looking for someone who has both the soul of an outdoor educator and the soul of a farmer! Our ideal candidate is passionate and has experience in teaching and working with children in the outdoors. She or he is also fascinated by farming, healthy food systems, nature conservation and/or the outdoors.

JOB TASKS

Teaching Summer Farm Camp together with the other farm educators. Read our Farm Camp Description here: Farm Camps

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience in education.
    Passionate about outdoor experiential learning and inspiring children to deeply care and take care of the planet and people,
    Has experience in farming and using tools (you will farm and build with the campers),
    Attention to organization and presentation,
    Creative and resourceful,
    Self-starter and solution oriented,
    High levels of positive energy with a good sense of humour,
    Comfortable around farm animals (eg. you could catch a goat and would be comfortable learning how to trim hooves)
    Teaching degree is an asset,
    Horse experience is a big asset,
    Playing a musical instrument is a big asset,
    Hard working is a must!
    First Aid Certificate with CPR and Criminal Record Check

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JOB DETAILS

Contract duration: July and August 2018

Hours: Monday-Friday from July to the end of August. According to the applications we get, we might hire several people and arrange schedules. Possibilities to work some overnights across the summer. This position can be combined with the Weekend Farm Educator position.

Wage: $12.65 – $17/hr, D.O.E.

TO APPLY

Please send a creative cover letter and resume with 3 relevant references to education@southlandsfarm.ca. Attachments should be labelled with the position you are applying for and your full name. (Eg. Farmer Educator- Judith Bee). Here are some questions to help with your letter:

  • How do your skills and life goals match with our farm vision and mission statement?
  • Why are you the best candidate for this job position? (don’t be shy)
  • What excites you about working at Southlands Farm?

We will accept applications until the position is filled.

You might also be interested in being our Weekend Farm Educator?

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