Now Hiring Farm Stand/CSA Pack Staff

Cropthorne Farm is a certified organic family farm located on Westham Island, in Delta. We have been growing a diversity of high quality produce since 2009 and are passionate about what we do. Our on-farm
stand is open from June until December, carrying a wide array of vegetables, eggs and flowers, all grown on our family farm.

We are looking to fill two positions from mid June until the end of September or October. An interest in local, organic food and retail experience is desirable.

·1 position full-time June-October, Tuesday-Saturday with the possibility for employment throughout the winter and beyond.

·1 position part-time June-September **could be combined with farmers market position we are hiring if looking for full-time work & could continue on if desired.

 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO IS:

·Detail and quality focused

·Excellent customer service and communication skills

·Able to work in a fast paced environment

·Able to work independently

·Physically able to complete tasks, bend, able to lift up to 40 lbs

·Able to manage cash and credit transactions

·Fluent in English

Eligibility Requirements (For Canada Summer Jobs):

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada.

ASSETS INCLUDE:

·Passion and knowledge of local agriculture

·Knows how to prepare and cook a variety of vegetables

TASKS INCLUDE:

·Set up and take down the display at the farm stand

·Restock and maintain quality of produce and display

·Serve customers and carry out cash and credit transactions accurately

·Assist CSA members with on-farm weekly box pickups.

·Assist in packing CSA boxes.

·Bag and weigh items for sale

·Some light field work and gardening around the farm stand

Wage:

  • $15.20-$16.75 per hour plus vacation pay, depending on
    experience.
  • Staff vegetables and flowers for your personal use
    when available

Please send your resume and covering letter detailing
days available and any prearranged days off required by April 16 to
lydia@cropthornefarm.com