FARM JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Growing Opportunities Farm Community Co-op, Various Summer Job Openings

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on June 19, 2023

Growing Opportunities Farm Community Co-op in Nanaimo, BC, has various summer job openings available!

ABOUT Growing Opportunities Farm Community Co-op

We farm at the picturesque privately-owned Cline/Westwood Farm in South Nanaimo. Established in 1864, this is one of the oldest farms in the Nanaimo region.

We grow a wide variety of crops throughout the growing season including strawberries, celery, celeriac, kohlrabi, cabbage, cauliflower, tomatoes, tomatillos, kale, egg plant, squash, Swiss chard, various culinary herbs and much more.

Growing Opportunities Farm Community Co-op believes in a community-based food system that is equitable, empowering and capable of regenerating the land through hands-on opportunities for people of all skills and abilities.

Our projects celebrate diversity and strive to inspire collaboration through the combined contributions of individuals in our work force, community organizations and a growing base of volunteers. ​

We follow organic growing practices but are not certified organic.


Hard working, team-oriented, able to take direction, reliable and willing to work outdoors, willing to work with people with diverse abilities and employment challenges, interested in working together as part of a team towards the common good.


Tasks vary by position, please review the full job postings on our website for more information.

Positions include:

  • Horticultural Technician
  • Farm Produce Marketing
  • Special Events Coordinator Assistant


Term: Starting date is immediately and no later than July 3, 2023. The roles last eight weeks and must be completed no later than September 2, 2023.

Hours per week: 35 hours per week, which may include some hours over the weekend.

Wage: Pay ranges from $17.50 to $18/hour, depending on the position.


Please provide a resume and cover letter that indicates that a) you saw the posting on Young Agrarians b) confirms that you are eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs program by being between 15 and 30 years of age and legally able to work in Canada with a valid Social Insurance Number.  Applications can be sent to

Deadline to apply: ASAP

When applying, please mention you saw this posting at

LEARN MORE ABOUT Growing Opportunities Farm Community Co-op


View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Board

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.