2021 Job Openings

We are looking for enthusiastic people (age 15-30), with Canadian citizen, permanent resident or Canadian refugee status, to join our team in the following full-time positions:

Market Garden Assistant

  • assist in greenhouses and garden
  • run market garden programs including our veggie subscription box
  • manage volunteer/ customer inquiries and scheduling, supervising and assigning tasks

Administrative & Tourism Assistant

  • assist in preparing and hosting workshops, events and training
  • assist in grant writing, program management and reporting
  • basic monthly bookekeeping with our SAGE accounting system
  • manage NFTI website, social media presence and public inquiries

Produce Processing Assistant

  • maintain food safety standards
  • manage food preservation, value-add processing and event catering of our farm fresh produce
  • assist in teaching cooking and food processing classes

The roles can evolve above and beyond base on candidate’s interest, and have lots of room for growth, collaboration and experiment/ exploration. Work schedule and activities are often flexible, change according to the seasons, making life here never dull! Farm fresh produce (meat, eggs & veggies) is available for personal consumption, and on-site accommodations can be available too.

Attributes and Skills:

  • Self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, communicative
  • A reliable team player and creative problem-solver
  • Interest in environmental sustainability and associated technologies
  • Willing to work in multiple departments and/ or multiple projects at any given time
  • Physically able to work outside in a variety of weather conditions in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with Microsoft office and Google drive preferred
  • Driver’s license preferred
  • Subject to criminal records check

Apply for the position by sending a cover letter and resume to [email protected].