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Substainable Farming Summer Student positions

Positions: Sustainable Farming Assistants – summer student
Type: summer jobs / summer student positions
Organization: ClearWater Farm, a project of the Ontario Water Centre
Location: Georgina, Lake Simcoe, Ontario

ClearWater Farm (CWF) is a social enterprise that uses sustainable and organic growing methodologies on two farm sites around the shores of Lake Simcoe in rural communities one hour from Toronto. CWF is the flagship project of the Ontario Water Centre that promotes understanding of, and connection to, the environment among adults and children.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with other growing team members on management of 100,000 square feet of raised beds at ClearWater Farm (CWF)
  • Supporting 9,000 square feet of greenhouse production farmed using sustainable growing methods
  • Develop practical skills in mulching, planting, weeding, tending, harvesting several cycles of 15-20 different crops
  • Assist in the management of commercially producing free-range pig and laying chicken operations
  • Working on cultivation of mushrooms

Knowledge and Skills

  • Team Player with excellent interpersonal and effective communication abilities
  • Customer Service understanding the value of our customers
  • Basic computer skills
  • Farm experience an asset
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Capable of working in coolers and climate changing farm lands
  • Valid Driver’s license with access to a vehicle would be an asset


  • Currently a high school student minimum grade 11 completion
  • Currently College/University student
  • Willing to work overtime

Opportunity to live in community at ClearWater Farm in Georgina in “tiny houses”.

Opportunity to work additional hours in connection with ClearWater Farm catered events.

Deadline: Friday May 25, 2017

Start Date: June to Labour Day 2017

Compensation: $14.00/ hour with 40 hours week

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Only interested applicants will be contacted.

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Numéro : 45699       Date publiée sur May 16 2018