Home on the Range Green Care Farm Summer Internship/Summer Student Program

Home on the Range Green Care Farm is seeking kind, highly motivated individuals to work hands on as a facilitator in our farm based organic agriculture programs for youth and adults with autism and developmental disabilities in Ardrossan.

Role Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will work closely with the Program Manager to support farmers to have a positive experience while at the farm. Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning & Facilitating twice weekly Day Camps
  • Interacting and caring for farm animals
  • Plan & facilitate crafts
  • Plan & prepare healthy snacks
  • Maintaining attendance records and other outcome indicators
  • Collecting photos and testimonials from participants
  • Weed, till & sustain gardens
  • Special event preparation
  • Writing articles and posts for social media, newsletters, and organization website
  • Seeking sponsorships and donations
  • Working with volunteers
  • Other farm related duties

Desired Qualities:

The successful candidate will be hard working, motivated, kind, punctual, reliable and have a genuine desire to help members of a vulnerable population. You must be able to work with a small, dedicated team. This position requires the candidate to be able to work outdoors in the gardens doing physical farm work. Experience with disability is preferred. We will provide a full orientation to autism and developmental disability for all employees.

Commitment: 16 weeks, 40 hours per week. Must be flexible and able to work one evening per week at our Farm in Ardrossan.

Compensation: $14.00 per hour

To Apply:Please email resume and cover letter to programs@greencarefarm.ca

 

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