The Ottawa Food Bank is looking for two individuals to fill full-time, 7-month contract positions as a Community Harvest Assistants.
Working alongside the Community Harvest Manager, the Community Harvest Assistant performs all field-based tasks required to operate an 8-acre fruit and vegetable farm. This role also involves the daily coordination of volunteers working at the farm, as well as the occasional delivery of produce from the farm to the Ottawa Food Bank warehouse. The Community Harvest Assistant is also responsible for collecting donations by farmers attending a local farmers’ market.
The ideal candidate is a team player who has a mature attitude and understanding of agricultural practices and some experience using farming equipment. They also have experience supporting, and working with volunteers, as well as well-honed customer service skills.
If this sounds like you, please read the full job posting and apply today!
This job posting will remain open until the position has been filled ahead of the mid-April 2021 start date – please note the review of candidates and selection process will not begin until after the closing date.