Category: Jobs & Opportunities

Farm Apprenticeship Opportunity: To be filled ASAP!

June 14, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Cochrane Family Farm is looking for an apprentice interested in working and learning on our 30acre certified organic farm in Upper Stewiacke. Interested individuals can contact us at cochranefamilyfarm@bellaliant.com. Training, room and board and stipend offered. Individuals who are interested in organic vegetable, flower and herb production and seed growing and saving practices may apply. Possibility of employment opportunity after as well. Start date flexible.

Phone 902-671-2378
Email cochranefamilyfarm@bellaliant.com

Campers helping Farmers

June 02, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Exchange of services on your farm. Millions of individuals in RVs in America look for a new exciting place to camp in the country. They are willing to exchange work for a free night(s) stay or purchase your products. This would assist you, the farmer with beneficial help, at the same time provide a new experience for the traveling camper. This co-op will benefit both parties simultaneously. Place a listing of your farm along with a photo on http://www.campershelpingfarmers.com FREE!

Email campershelpingfarmers@gmail.com

ESSENTIAL OIL EXTRACTION PROJECT AT UNB: INFORMATION REQUEST

June 01, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities, Wanted

Our rural areas are a huge asset to our region and it saddens me to see them struggling. I am interested in speaking with organic farmers about their experiences with adding new crops. Below you will find a link to a survey with 6 questions. The survey will take 5 minutes to complete. Alternatively if you are available I would love the opportunity to chat for 10 minutes about growing flowers for essential oils (506) 455-6774 . Thanks for your help! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MRKRZBS

Phone (506) 455-6774
Email sonya.burrill@gmail.com

Market Research Analyst: Urban Agriculture - Volunteer in Peru

February 27, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Cuso International in Peru is looking for a volunteer like you to conduct market research in farmers' markets to better understand market trends, opportunities and threats, examine fluctuations in supply and demand, as well as obtain information on products sold in addition to measuring customer satisfaction of urban agriculture in the capital city of Lima. https://curaweb.mindscope.com/CUSOIN04387_CURA/aspx/JobDetails.aspx?lang=en&Job_ID=24
Phone 6138297445
Email cuso.recruitment@cusointernational.org

Assistant Production Manager - Volunteer in Nigeria

February 03, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Recruiting for our partner in Nigeria to further build the technical & managerial capacity of staff at Godilogo Farms Limited in production skills and increase productivity for the benefit of YouLead students. The overall purpose of the volunteer is to enhance the technical and managerial skills of Godilogo staff in the processing of cassava and rice. Full description: https://curaweb.mindscope.com/CUSOIN04387_CURA/aspx/JobDetails.aspx?lang=en&Job_ID=84
Phone 6138297445
Email lorraine.monteiro@cusointernational.org

Use your skills and experience in Natural Resources to help developing countries

January 30, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

We are recruiting highly skilled individuals for our partners in Jamaica, DR Congo, Nigeria, Nicaragua, Zambia, Cameroon, Honduras, Tanzania and Laos. Cuso International covers the following costs: Airfare, accommodation modest living allowance while overseas, and more! View all our placements here: http://bit.ly/1SX3uyy Learn more about us: www.cusointernational.org Hear volunteer stories: http://journey.cusointernational.org/
Phone 6138297445 x 248
Email cuso.recruitment@cusointernational.org

Garden Manager needed

January 15, 2017  |  Jobs & Opportunities

We are looking for a garden manager with at least one years experience working a garden. we would like to have you be responsible for: starting plants in the greenhouse, planing succession planting for the whole garden (this can be all your own creative design), to oversee the garden management the whole season, managing interns and keeping them occupied with work in the garden, helping me with all aspects of farming, we have all you need to try farming. www.earthhaven.ca. good private housing.
Phone 613-478-3876
Email aric_aguonie@hotmail.com

Bethany Garden New Grower Program

October 11, 2016  |  Jobs & Opportunities

The Bethany Garden New Grower Program is seeking motivated individuals who want an opportunity to learn about gardening as a career.  The garden is set up with raised beds, irrigation, deer fence, and greenhouses.  A barn near the garden houses many tools, including a BCS walking tractor and implements.  There is also a walk in cooler and a vegetable processing area.  High quality compost, cover crop seed, electricity and water are included.

Participants pay a fee of $4,000 or 50% of gross sales, whichever is less, and purchase seeds, fuel and other consumables.

If you are in transition between apprenticing on farms and starting your own market garden, this is a perfect learning opportunity for you.  You also get access to two experienced market gardeners as mentors.  If you are from out of the area, we will do our best to help you find a place to live near by.  The Bethany Garden is located right in the dynamic university town of Antigonish NS.

To apply, please send a résumé and letter of intent to Jen Greenberg (jenredfox@gmail.com).  Apply early!  We will begin interviews as soon as we get promising applicants, and we will make selections as soon as we find the right candidate(s).

Email jenredfox@gmail.com

AgriHR Toolkit

September 02, 2016  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Have you ever asked yourself: "How do I attract the skilled workers I need?", "How do I protect myself from lawsuits, grievances, and liability claims?" or "How do I know whether I have the right mix of people to help me achieve my business goals?" The AgriHR Toolkit may be able to help. To learn more about or purchase this important toolkit, go to www.AgriHRToolkit.ca.

Seeking Farming Couple

September 02, 2016  |  Jobs & Opportunities

Seeking farming couple interested in a small scale farming/ homesteading permaculture style community living arrangement? At low/ tradeable cost and with modest income potential? Alex and Kate at Motheroak permaculture (Belmont, West Hants, NS) are looking to share/work our abundant land and infrastructure with a young(ish) able couple. Minimum two year commitment. Serious inquiries only please. Contact/ cover letter to alexdenicola@hotmail.com.

Email alexdenicola@hotmail.com