Blog Category: Jobs

We’re Hiring! Communications Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 24, 2022

Young Agrarians is hiring a Communications Coordinator! Location: British Columbia Application Deadline: 5pm, Monday, June 13, 2022 ABOUT YOUNG AGRARIANS Young Agrarians (YA) is an educational resource network for new and young ecological farmers in Canada. YA recognizes the Indigenous lands and territories that we work on and alongside. YA is committed to providing programs and services that are inclusive and available to farmers and friends of diverse backgrounds. Since 2012, the YA network is volunteer-driven, with farmers across the country organizing on-farm events and building community to create spaces for knowledge sharing and growth. YA began as a seed … Continue reading We’re Hiring! Communications Coordinator

FARM JOB: Drayton Valley, AB – High Country Shepherding Inc, Shepherd

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 24, 2022

High Country Shepherding Inc in Drayton Valley, Alberta is seeking a Shepherd! ABOUT High Country Shepherding Inc We are a grazing contract operating in the heart of crown land cut blocks, about an hour south west of Drayton Valley. We run 1500-1700 head of sheep on unfenced forestry cut blocks, with the aim to reduce competitive vegetation. We use herding dogs and a team of shepherds to keep the sheep together and systematically graze the areas prescribed to us. At night the sheep return to camp and are penned in Electronet in camp. The camp is an off grid camp … Continue reading FARM JOB: Drayton Valley, AB – High Country Shepherding Inc, Shepherd

FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Lifecycles, Fruit Tree Care Specialist

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 20, 2022

Lifecycles, in Victoria, BC is seeking a Fruit Tree Care Specialist! ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY: LifeCycles is a charitable society working to cultivate community health by connecting people with the food they eat and the land it comes from. We support the region in growing, accessing and eating local food in ways that foster biodiversity and enhance our urban environment. Since 2018 LifeCycles has offered a specialized Fruit Tree Care Service to help local tree owners better take care of their little piece of Greater Victoria’s urban orchard. Our specialty is Restoration Pruning, which is a multi-step process to rejuvenate old … Continue reading FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Lifecycles, Fruit Tree Care Specialist

WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – VANCOUVER ISLAND, B.C.

Posted by Darcy Smith on May 20, 2022

Four sheep with text We're hiring! B.C. Land Matching Program

Young Agrarians is hiring a Land Matcher for the Vancouver Islands & Gulf Islands region of B.C. Location: Vancouver Island Deadline for Applications: Monday, June 13, 2022 at 12pm PST. This position will start when we find the right candidate.  Do you thrive working with people from diverse walks of life? Are you a networker and connector? If you’ve got that magic matchmaker quality – equal parts people skills, passion for local food systems, and computer-savvy project manager – we’d love to hear from you.  The Land Matcher role requires an individual who is process-oriented, has excellent communication and project … Continue reading WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – VANCOUVER ISLAND, B.C.

FARM JOB: Armstrong, BC – Fresh Valley Farms, Farmhand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 19, 2022

Fresh Valley Farms in Armstrong, BC is seeking a Farmhand! ABOUT Fresh Valley Farms Fresh Valley Farms is a fourth generation regenerative organic farm in Armstrong, BC stewarding over 300 acres of pasture and forest while rotationally grazing cattle, pigs, chickens, and turkeys. We are BC Certified Organic through the North Okanagan Organic Association, and we direct market all of our meats through our online store, and through our monthly curated meat box program. The farmers who manage the farm are actively involved in impacting policy in order to create a more resilient food system throughout our region and province. … Continue reading FARM JOB: Armstrong, BC – Fresh Valley Farms, Farmhand

FARM JOB: Richmond, BC – KPU Farm, Farm Field Trial Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 18, 2022

KPU Farm in Richmond, BC is seeking a Farm Field Trial Manager! ABOUT KPU Farm The Department of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems (SAFS) is an innovative program which is focused on fostering a sustainable regional food system. Through partnerships with industry partners, our faculty carry out research that is focused on developing resilient agroecosystems. We also grow a whole mix of vegetables for sale at the Kwantlen St. Market in Richmond and through wholesale channels The KPU Farm is certified organic and implements agroecosystems thinking in our farm planning and management. DESIRED QUALITIES Experience in small scale, diverse farming … Continue reading FARM JOB: Richmond, BC – KPU Farm, Farm Field Trial Manager

JOB: Saskatchewan – Regeneration Canada, Liaison and Communications Officer

Posted by Michelle Lam on May 17, 2022

Regeneration Canada is seeking a Liaison and Communications Officer. ABOUT Regeneration Canada Regeneration Canada is a non-profit organization that promotes the regeneration of soil health, in order to mitigate climate change, restore biodiversity, improve water cycles, and support a more productive and fair food system. We strive towards this goal by raising awareness and mobilizing Canadians about the potential of reversing climate change through regenerative soil management, and about the ways each one of us can contribute. Our activities include developing an interdisciplinary network through our membership, educational workshops, communications activities (social media, web series, awareness campaigns), presentations at events. … Continue reading JOB: Saskatchewan – Regeneration Canada, Liaison and Communications Officer

JOB: (Remote), MB – Manitoba Organic Alliance, Program Coordinator

Posted by Michelle Lam on May 17, 2022

The Manitoba Organic Alliance (MOA) is seeking a Program Coordinator to assist with managing its programs, events and coordinating its activities. ABOUT Manitoba Organic Alliance (MOA) MOA is a non-profit organization, representing all organic entities in Manitoba. Our aim is to represent, promote and grow Manitoba’s organic sector through knowledge sharing, advocacy, and market development. Our vision is for a strong, resilient, and united organic sector based on the foundational principles of organic agriculture – health, ecology, fairness and care. DESIRED QUALITIES College or undergraduate degree/diploma. Proficient in oral and written English language. Reliable internet connection and cell phone. Located … Continue reading JOB: (Remote), MB – Manitoba Organic Alliance, Program Coordinator

JOB: Calgary, AB – YYC Growers, Customer Care and Marketing Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 16, 2022

YYC Growers and Distributors Cooperative Inc. in Calgary, AB is seeking a Customer Care and Marketing Intern! ABOUT YYC Growers and Distributors Cooperative Inc. YYC Growers and Distributors’ purpose is to connect farmers with urban customers by gathering and distributing locally grown food through a system that regenerates our environment and community and supports the local economy. We provide our fresh, nutrient-rich produce directly from farms to customers through a weekly subscription service, a thriving online farmers’ market and physical farm stands. We offer home delivery and have ~16 pickup locations throughout the Calgary metropolitan area in addition to Airdrie, … Continue reading JOB: Calgary, AB – YYC Growers, Customer Care and Marketing Intern

FARM JOB: Saanichton, BC – Andrew’s Farm Stand, CSA Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 15, 2022

Andrew’s Farm Stand, in Saanichton, BC is seeking a CSA Coordinator for the 2022 season! About Andrew’s Farm Stand We are a 15 acre organic thriving local farm, with fields distributed across the Saanich Peninsula, we are passionate about growing quality food sustainably. Our fields are located throughout Central Saanich. We produce strawberries, garlic, salad mix, beets, tomatoes and carrots among other crops and last year we even branched into a flower maze! We are looking for someone hard working and experienced in intensive small scale farming to fill the position of CSA Coordinator role for the 2022 season (March-November). … Continue reading FARM JOB: Saanichton, BC – Andrew’s Farm Stand, CSA Coordinator