Location: Montreal, Quebec
We are seeking someone to join our team who is excited by the unique challenges and rewards of growing food and working with youth.
The Farm Team consists of the Farm Director, Farm Educator, Entrepreneurship Coordinator, and Farm Apprentice. We work closely together throughout the year and cover a lot of ground! The Farm Apprentice’s role would be to spend the spring learning to help run the farm (seeding, harvesting, bed preparation, watering schedules etc.) and then incorporate that knowledge to help run workshops with youth during summer camp season and keep the farm producing.
*five days off may be taken during the contract. To be negotiated between Farm Educators and acting supervisors.
Tasks will include but are not limited to:
To provide underprivileged children with a happy, outdoor holiday where
campers can build self-esteem, develop positive relationships and learn valuable life skills in a context that promotes
group learning and nurtures each child individually.
We are seeking candidates with:
A passion for food and working with children and youth.
Energy, enthusiasm, and sensitivity for working with children from different backgrounds.
Adaptability to the fluid demands of farming and working with youth.
Strong leadership skills.
Ability to work in physically demanding conditions (rain, cold, bugs).
Ability to deal with rustic living conditions.
Fluency in English. Fluency in French also an asset.
A valid Quebec drivers license is an asset.
We encourage applicants from underrepresented or marginalized communities to apply.
A stipend of $250/week, room and board, and transport to Grenville-sur-la-rouge weekly will be provided for the spring season (April 29 - June 23nd). The standard camp salary will apply for the camp season ($1800-$2200 depending on experience) (June 23 - August 18). Pay for subsequent work after August 18 depends on availability.
Acting Supervisors: Farm Director and Camp Director, Camp Amy Molson