Employment Opportunities

The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) aspires to be an equitable and inclusive place where a diversity of life experiences, identities and perspectives work together.

IJC encourages applicants from all walks of life. We apply an anti-oppression framework to our work and have a zero tolerance policy for discrimination and harassment.

Conservation Technician

  • Job Type: Contract March 18, 2024-March 31, 2025 with possibility of permanent employment
  • Hours: 37.5 hours/week
  • Deadline: February 26th, 2024
  • Rate: $17.50 – $20/hr based on experience
  • Benefits: Employer-paid benefits after 3 months
  • Employer RRSP Matching Program after 3 months

Submit resume and letter of interest to officecoordinator@ignatiusguelph.ca

The Conservation Technician supports the Land Department in the ongoing restoration of naturalized ecosystems at the Ignatius Jesuit Centre. They will take part in the regular maintenance of trails, plan and implement restoration projects, and will be part of the IJC snow removal team. They will lead seasonal staff as required. Read the full job description here.

Road and Equipment Maintenance Worker

  • Job Type: Contract March 18, 2024-March 31, 2025 with possibility of permanent employment
  • Hours: 20 hours/week
  • Deadline: February 26th, 2024
  • Rate: $17.50 – $20/hr based on experience
  • Benefits: Employer-paid benefits after 3 months
  • Employer RRSP Matching Program after 3 months

Submit resume and a short letter of interest to officecoordinator@ignatiusguelph.ca

The Road and Equipment Maintenance Worker will be responsible for the maintenance of the road infrastructure at IJC and equipment in the Land Department. Road infrastructure includes paved and unpaved roads, and five main parking areas. The Land department uses a variety of equipment including a truck/plow, a small and large tractor, electric ATV, and numerous small engine tools. In the winter the Road and Equipment Maintenance Worker is also part of the IJC snow removal team. Read the full job description here.

Farm Worker (multiple positions including Ignatius Farm Immersion Internships)

  • Job Type: Contracts start April 22 & May 1. Contract end Aug 31, Nov 22 & Dec 20. 35 hour/week average; evening or weekend work may be required.
  • Deadline: Round 1 – Feb 26 2024; Round 2 – Mar 3 2024
  • Wage: $17/hr
  • Benefits: CSA share of vegetables, optional garden plot; crop seconds
  • Optional Housing may be available: $650/month rent, includes utilities & internet

Submit resume and letter of interest with funding eligibility to officecoordinator(at)ignatiusguelph.ca.

Do you love working outdoors rain or shine? Working productively as a team? Creating big community benefits for ecosystems, local food, and farm access for everyone? Join the Ignatius Farm team.
Work immediately north of Guelph, Ontario in a place of peace and community impact.

Farm Workers grow, harvest & distribute quality organic produce in fields and greenhouses, and support Ignatius Farm community programs. Read the full job description here.

Summer Land Worker

  • Job Type: Summer Contract – May 6-August 30, 2024
  • Wage: $17/hr; 37.5 hrs/wk
  • Deadline: February 13, 2024

Submit resume and letter of interest to officecoordinator@ignatiusguelph.ca

Read the full job description here.

The Ignatius land includes deciduous and mixed forest, meadows, urban fringe, naturalized and ornamental landscapes, including Class 3 provincially significant wetlands and a restored cold water stream. We are fully committed to the environmental stewardship of this land.

Summer Land staff work directly with our permanent land staff and volunteers in a team-oriented environment to care for the non-agricultural land at the Ignatius Jesuit Centre.

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