FARM JOBS

Young Agrarians posts opportunities for farm work for new and young farmers.

“The best people we’ve had on our farm have come through the YA website.”

– Britt Arbanas, Lost Savanna Farm (Black Creek, BC) 

“Thanks so much for this job posting – I actually got more, better applicants through you than any other way I’ve tried yet!”

– Kelly Raye, Boots ‘n’ Roots Farm (Duncan, BC)

FIND A FARM JOB  – Looking to find opportunities on ecological and organic farms across Canada? Check out the posts below. Please reach out directly to the farm / organization featured in the post. Don’t see your dream opportunity listed here? Visit the Young Agrarians U-MAP for even more job postings.

For new and young farmers looking for opportunities: Please note that Young Agrarians does not have the capacity to pre-screen jobs opportunities. Please screen your potential employer to ensure that you are entering into a fair exchange that meets your needs and expectations. Try asking the farm for references of past workers, or ask people in the community if you are unsure.

POST A FARM JOB Got a great job opportunity on your farm? Submit the opportunity to us, and we’ll post it on our blog and social media channels to help spread the word.

Looking to submit an apprenticeship instead of a farm job? Click here.

Happy farming!


 Job & Apprenticeship Opportunities

JOB: CANADA – Sovereign Seeds, Director of Finance and Fundraising

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 22, 2021

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Sovereign Seeds is looking for a Director of Finance and Fundraising to lead, optimize, and operationalize our financial management and donor engagement strategies and systems. This role will be responsible for establishing and maintaining efficient financial systems and for stewarding fundraising and donor relationships for financial sustainability. This is an opportunity to be part of a growing Indigenous-led team dedicated to the revitalization of Indigenous food systems and food cultures through decolonial analyses and justice-driven values. The Director of Finance and Fundraising reports to the Executive Director. Sovereign Seeds is hiring for 3 positions:  2S Seed School Coordinator Community Education … Continue reading JOB: CANADA – Sovereign Seeds, Director of Finance and Fundraising

JOB: CANADA – Sovereign Seeds, Community Education Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 22, 2021

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Sovereign Seeds is looking for a Community Education Coordinator to oversee and collaboratively respond to community seed and agricultural education partnership requests. This is an opportunity to be part of a growing Indigenous-led team dedicated to the revitalization of Indigenous food systems and food cultures through decolonial analyses and justice-driven values. The Community Education Coordinator reports to the Executive Director Sovereign Seeds is hiring for 3 positions:  2S Seed School Coordinator Community Education Coordinator (below) Director of Finance and Fundraising About Sovereign Seeds Sovereign Seeds works to revitalize Indigenous seed and food sovereignty in what is colonially known as Canada. … Continue reading JOB: CANADA – Sovereign Seeds, Community Education Coordinator

JOB: CANADA – Sovereign Seeds, 2S Seed School Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 22, 2021

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Sovereign Seeds is looking for a 2S Seed School Coordinator to co-develop and deliver a 12 month seed keeping school project for a cohort of Indigenous 2SLGBTQQIAP+ students. This is an opportunity to be part of a growing Indigenous-led team dedicated to the revitalization of Indigenous food systems and food cultures through decolonial analyses and justice-driven values. The 2S Seed School Coordinator reports to the Executive Director. Sovereign Seeds is hiring for 3 positions:  2S Seed School Coordinator (below) Community Education Coordinator Director of Finance and Fundraising About Sovereign Seeds Sovereign Seeds works to revitalize Indigenous seed and food sovereignty in … Continue reading JOB: CANADA – Sovereign Seeds, 2S Seed School Coordinator

FARM INTERNSHIP: Rossland, BC – Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm, Indoor MicroFarm Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 21, 2021

Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm in Rossland, BC are seeking an Indoor MicroFarm Intern! ABOUT Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm This paid youth internship will occur at our indoor microfarm where we produce certified organic microgreens at a large and efficient scale. Flourish MicroFarm currently provides microgreens to the entire West Kootenays and we are planning scale beyond this winter. Our busy season is winter. The ideal intern can commit to 32 hours per week from mid-October through until the end of March 2022. This position is based entirely indoors. We grow microgreens by hand, we use no … Continue reading FARM INTERNSHIP: Rossland, BC – Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm, Indoor MicroFarm Intern

FARM JOB: Cawston, BC – Klippers Organic Acres, Farm Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 17, 2021

Klippers Organic Acres in Cawston, BC is seeking a Farm Coordinator! ABOUT Klippers Organic Acres Our farm is located in Cawston, BC (Organic Capital of Canada). We started the farm in November 2001 with 5 acres, and over the past 20 years have expanded to growing/leasing on 60 acres. We have built a commercial kitchen/drying facility, packinghouse, award winning restaurant, cidery, marketplace and cafe, The farm is certified organic ,certified salmon safe, has an environmental farm plan, and has won numerous awards from best direct farm marketing awards to Outstanding Young Farmer of the Year award for BC and all … Continue reading FARM JOB: Cawston, BC – Klippers Organic Acres, Farm Coordinator

We’re hiring! Young Agrarians E-Learning Facilitator

Posted by Alex on September 10, 2021

Deadline for Applications: September 20th, 2021 Start Date: October 4th, 2021 This job is funded through an Eco-Canada Wage Subsidy and requires the successful applicant to be: 30 years of age or younger Unemployed, underemployed, or a student/recent graduate  Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or refugee status ABOUT YOUNG AGRARIANS A Canadian Charity, the mission of Agrarians Foundation is to educate the public by providing courses, seminars, workshops, and counselling about agriculture, farming, food processing, entrepreneurship, community economic development and environmental sustainability. It’s Grow-a-Farmer strategy Young Agrarians (YA) is a farmer2farmer educational resource network that delivers programs year round to increase … Continue reading We’re hiring! Young Agrarians E-Learning Facilitator

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FARM JOB: North Saanich, BC – Kildara Farms, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 07, 2021

Kildara Farms in North Saanich, BC is seeking a Farm Hand! ABOUT Kildara Farms Kildara Farms is a certified organic farm on 30 acres of south facing, ocean view land. We sell via wholesale, retail, farmgate, and market sales. We grow salad greens, tomatoes, peppers, apples, squash, poultry, eggs, beans, and numerous other vegetables. We practice environmentally sound, sustainable agriculture to produce delicious healthy food. DESIRED QUALITIES We are looking for a hard working, enthusiastic, dependable individual. JOB TASKS Harvesting, packing, weeding, planting, general farm maintenance. JOB DETAILS Term: Starting immediately, ending November 2021 Hours per week: 40 hours per … Continue reading FARM JOB: North Saanich, BC – Kildara Farms, Farm Hand

FARM JOBS: Vernon, BC – The BX Press Cidery, Apple Pickers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 30, 2021

The BX Press Cidery in Vernon, BC is seeking Apple Pickers! ABOUT The BX Press Cidery We are a third generation, 35 acre apple orchard, with a ciderhouse that has been operating since 2013. We grow close to 30 varieties of apples including heirloom and bittersweet cider varieties, via a mixture of densities from large standard trees to high-density trellis plantings. Our farm is in it’s first year of transitional organic production, through PACS certification. DESIRED QUALITIES We are seeking a couple (or a couple of friends) who are not scared of physical, outdoors work as picking apples is very … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Vernon, BC – The BX Press Cidery, Apple Pickers

We’re hiring! YOUNG AGRARIANS OPERATIONS MANAGER

Posted by Darcy Smith on August 16, 2021

Young Agrarians is hiring an Operations Manager RELATIONAL > TECHNICAL > ORGANIZED DEADLINE TO APPLY: 12pm, Friday September 10, 2021 ABOUT Young Agrarians Young Agrarians (YA) is a farmer-to-farmer educational resource network for new and young ecological farmers in Canada. We recognize the Indigenous lands and territories that we work on and alongside, and are committed to providing programs and services that are inclusive and available to farmers and friends of diverse backgrounds. Since 2012, our 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 … Continue reading We’re hiring! YOUNG AGRARIANS OPERATIONS MANAGER

[FILLED] FARM JOB: Sorrento, BC – Sorrento Centre Farm, Permaculture Farm Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 13, 2021

This position has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships on our Job Board. Sorrento Centre Farm in Sorrento, BC is seeking a Permaculture Farm Assistant! ABOUT Sorrento Centre Farm Sorrento Centre Farm, located in the Shuswap, BC interior is seeking Permaculture Farm Assistants for the autumn 2021 season. This is an opportunity to gain career skills in the beautiful setting of the Shuswap in the Interior of BC for September – October 2021 with potential for an extension into November. As a Permaculture Farm Assistant, you will work with the Farm Manager to care for and operate an … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: Sorrento, BC – Sorrento Centre Farm, Permaculture Farm Assistant