GF Farms is hiring for someone to perform the following duties:
- Animal Caretaker
- Produce Assistant
- Food Prep Staff
- Improvement Project Manager
- Marketing Coordinator
GF Farms is a small farm located 10 mins West of Lucan, 20 mins from Grand Bend and 30
mins from London. We are focused on healthy and accessible production of local foods and
have a unique product offering.
We are currently seeking a seasonal farm helper to assist with our flock of laying hens, our
artisanal broiler chicks/chickens, ducks and ducklings as well as our Red Fox Lab puppies.
Additionally, we have about ½ acre of gardens and produce and assistance is required with
garden management, planting and harvesting.
We are a vendor at a local farmers market and the position will also assist with some aspects of the farmers market coordination including food preparation and management. Over the season, we will be making improvements to the property and planning for expansion of new products for next year.
The ideal candidate is well rounded with experience working with animals, growing plants, loves
cooking and has their safe food handling certificate. Additionally the candidate would be able to
use basic power tools and is not afraid of physical labor or dirt under finger nails. Skills
important to the position are good organization skills, a basic understanding of social media,
ability to complete forms and paperwork with accuracy and strong communication skills when
working with customers and vendors. Applicants interested in the position who are not a
“perfect” fit are encouraged to apply as we are willing to adapt the position, train and support
your development. A good attitude and willingness to learn will go far in this role. Job has
flexible hours and we are willing to accommodate the right candidate.
Hours will range from 15-35h/week depending on candidate and compensation will range from $15-20/hour depending on ability and experience.
Position is expected to start April 26th. Resume and cover letter should be sent to the hiring manager by clicking on APPLY.
We will make every effort to respond to each applicant within 5 days. Thank you in advance for
GF Farms is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates will be considered based on the
requirements of the position. Gender, orientation, religion or any other form of discrimination is
not a factor when determining the best candidate.