• Part Time
  • Seasonal
  • Gore Bay
  • May 3, 2024

Website Three Forks Farms

Work with Three Forks Farms

Employment Opportunity – Multiple Positions Available
Current Jobs Available for 2024:

Part Time Pack House Assistant (1)

Three Forks Farms is an organic vegetable, seed and chicken farm located on Manitoulin Island. We have been growing in the Northeastern for 7 years, to both direct to retail and wholesale markets. In 2024 we will be doing 2 off-farm markets, operating our Farm Store  and our weekly food box program of 150+ members. All production is in adherence with the organic standards as Three Forks Farms is certified by Eco Cert Canada.
We are seeking staff to join us for the 2024  season who are looking to work hard, expand their knowledge of organic food production, and work with the team to produce high quality, safe organic foods in a timely and efficient manner.
Three Forks Farms is an equal-opportunity employer. We believe that all people should have equal access to opportunities, food and community. All applicants will be evaluated equally without bias towards race, gender, ability or sexual orientation.

Pack House Assistant – Part- Time Position

 Working with various members of the team, the Assistant will be responsible for washing, sorting, packing and organizing vegetables harvested on the farm. The Assistant will work with other staff to pack orders and prepare food for markets. The position includes cleaning of the pack house and record keeping.
7-14 hours to start
Pack House Qualifications:

physically fit and strong and enjoy manual labour
an ability to work in groups with a positive team attitude, AND also able to spend hours alone on a project (ex: weeding, planting)
able to work under pressure and on tight timelines, in physically demanding conditions
understand hustle and able to maintain pace of work
have a genuine interest in agriculture as a career
comfortable with doing repetitive tasks
have good communication skills
positive attitude, self motivated, flexible, and respond well to feedback
able to problem solve and create individualized efficiencies as you work
able to work some weekends
enjoy music, the outdoors and making life’s moments fun while being productive

Optional additional assets:

experience working in grocery or restaurant
A valid driver’s license
Experience working on an organic or ecological farm
Bi-lingual (Oral French and English)
Salary: $19/ hr depending on experience plus access to lots of fresh delicious food

Terms of Employment
Beginning June 1st. Contract term will be until Nov 1st 2024 with potential for long term. 
Additional Information 
Employee responsible for own housing

Deadline for Applications: ASAP Until Position is Filled
Please send resume and cover letter to:  eat@threeforksfarms.com

We will only be contacting those that have been selected for an interview. Apply any time. We will start interviewing at the end of January (so early applications are welcome) and aim to have completed the hiring ASAP

To apply for this job email your details to eat@threeforksfarms.com