Conservation Technician – Old-Growth Forest Project (OGFP)
Contract: 20 months starting March 12, 2018 – November 8, 2019 (dates may be negotiated)
Deadline: February 5, 2018
Position Details – Provides ongoing support to the Project Coordinator and the ongoing daily maintenance of the Ignatius Old-Growth Forest Project and associated lands, including:
- Maintain natural and recreational features of the OGFP, trail maintenance, trail & boardwalk construction
- Ecological restoration, with primary focus on tree planting, invasive plant species management, stream rehabilitation and data collection
- Provide support and supervision to seasonal staff and volunteers who work on the OGFP
- Operate and perform minor repairs on the department’s tools and machinery
Summer Land Worker
Summer Contract: April 30-August 25, 2018
Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week
Wage: $14 per hour
Deadline: Tuesday, February 13
Position Details – Summer Land staff work directly with full-time staff and volunteers in a team-oriented environment. In this role you will work on land maintenance including the care of lawns, ornamental gardens, trails and trees, tree planting and stream restoration. You will be trained on the use of tools and motorized equipment.
Ignatius Farm is looking for passionate, imaginative individuals to help us care for the planet and our organic farm. As part of our team you will help build our vision of developing local food systems, innovative greenhouse production, eco-spirituality, community shared agriculture, and ecologically-minded education programs.
The Ignatius Farm is an integral part of the Ignatius Jesuit Centre in Guelph Ontario, whose key mission for more than four decades has been to foster an ecological way of life through agriculture, spirituality, and eco-restoration.
The Ignatius Farm grows certified organic vegetables and berries for Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) members, farmers markets, local businesses and service agencies. The Farm’s programs include community gardens, acreage rentals, internships, working shares, volunteer opportunities, and several annual community events.
Farm Educator – 2 funded positions
Career Focus: February 26, 2018 – March 1, 2019
Ontario Job Creation Partnerships: January 22-August 31, 2018 (OJCP)
Posting Date: December 13, 2017
Deadline: January 12, 2018, noon
Ignatius Farm Educators facilitate trainings, education programs, community events and activities, promotion and outreach for Ignatius Farm.
Ignatius Farm Internships – 4 positions
Full-Season Contract: April 16 – November 9, 2018
Summer Contract: April 16 – August 24, 2018
Posting Date: December 21, 2017
Deadline: February 6, 2018, noon
The Ignatius Farm Internship training combines weekly education curriculum with hands-on field work to develop your skills and understanding as a farm worker, and the basis of your work in ecological agriculture or food system advocacy.