Practicum Field Mentor at UBC Farm
Application Deadline: April 11th (Extended!)
The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) at UBC Farm is a 24-hectare teaching, research and community farm located on the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus. More information about the Centre can be found at www.ubcfarm.ubc.ca.
The Practicum Field Mentor works in collaboration with the Practicum Coordinator and UBC Farm Field Staff to provide day-to-day field instruction and supervision to the UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture students as well as assisting with annual and/or perennial crop production. The goal of the UBC Farm Practicum program is to inspire and cultivate new farmers and food sustainability leaders who will transform their communities and their food systems through initiatives and enterprises that are economically, socially, and ecologically healthy and viable.
We are seeking an energetic and inspired person to work with the UBC Farm team to support the growth of our Practicum students and participate in the success of UBC Farm’s production and sales program. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, highly adaptable, and an excellent team leader and facilitator. For more information on the UBC Farm Practicum program, please visit http://ubcfarm.ubc.ca/teaching-learning/practicum
Full job description and application information: http://ubcfarm.ubc.ca/careers