Farm Assistant

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les deux langues officielles
  • Titre de l'emploi : Farm Assistant
  • Nom de l’organisme : Camp Fircom Society
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Gambier Island, Colombie-Britannique
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2018-06-25 à 2018-08-19 (8 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 13,00 $

Farm Assistant

Come spend the summer on beautiful Gambier Island at Fircom! This 120-acre waterfront property is located 1 hour from downtown Vancouver and yet feels miles away from it all. In your free time you can grab some coworkers and go kayaking, canoeing, hiking, snorkeling, stand-up paddleboarding, do archery, or whatever quiet pursuit you enjoy. Come join a wonderful group of people spending the summer in the great outdoors.

The Farm Assistant is a summer position. This person must be adaptable, personable and not afraid to get their hands dirty. The Fircom Farm includes vegetable production, orchard care, and laying hens.

This is a full-time summer position working under the Farm Coordinator from June 25th to August 19th, 2018.


• Assisting in crop planning, planting, harvest and preparation of foods.

• Orienting guests to the farm

• Gain skills leading farm based programs for children, youth and adults

• Gain skills to lead volunteers/guests in tasks when the Farm Coordinator is away

• Other duties as needed


• This is a Young Canada Works Canada supported position. You must be a student between years of education to be eligible (just finished a semester and going back to school in the fall) and fluent in french.

• Ability to carry/lift up to 40 pounds and strong physical condition

• Ability to work independently and within a team and strong communication skills

• Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and possess strong attention to detail

• Current level 2 criminal record check(23yrs+)/ OR background check(19yrs+) upon hire


• Previous experience: summer camp, outdoor centre, farm


This position will be compensated with a daily rate of 104.00/13.00hr


Please email a cover letter and resume to Ana-Luz at Only short-list applicants will be contacted. Posting will be up until filled. No phone calls please!

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