BCCF is a member of FoodShare Toronto’s Supportive Partnerships Platform – staff hired for these positions will be employed by FoodShare Toronto, and their work location will be Black Creek Community Farm.

Black Creek Community Farm is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally-protected factors.

If you feel you need an accommodation because of illness or disability during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at your earliest convenience – hiring@blackcreekfarm.ca.

Farm Assistant

Job Title:    Farm Assistant (Canada Summer Job contract position) (2 positions available)

Start Date:    July 7, 2020

End date:    October 22, 2020

Supervisor:    Market Garden Manager

Salary:    $14/hour; 17.5 hours/week, weekly hours divided between Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (max. 7.5 hours per day); 16 week contract

Scope of Work

This position is a Canada Summer Jobs position which provides support to the BCCF Market Garden in most areas of field work and distribution.  All work will support the management of 3 acres, which includes 1 acre of certified organic vegetable production for a 50 member CSA.

To be eligible for Canada Summer Jobs, youth must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

For the full job description please click here.

TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume to hiring@blackcreekfarm.ca with “Farm Assistant” in the subject line. Please apply by June 21st, 2020.

Please note that only candidates selected to move forward in the hiring process will be contacted.