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Article published on 3 May 2021
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JOB OFFER GARDENING ASSISTANT

LE JARDIN ÉDUCATIF DU PONTIAC is a non-profit community organization that offers services to young people aged 8 to 17 with academic, social, and family adjustment difficulties. During the summer, we operate a day camp for youth aged 12 to 17 years old focusing on ecological agriculture, vegetable production and lawn mowing.

Description:
Work in collaboration with the head gardener. Perform all tasks related to the realization and maintenance of a market garden, lawn mowing and landscaping. Prepare and sell garden products. Help supervise and teach campers the tasks to be done. Serve as a role model for camp participants. Perform any other tasks related to the smooth operation of the camp and garden.

Skills and Competencies:
- Knowledge of vegetable production and sales skills.
- Ability to work as a team and individually.
- Ability to work with small machinery for gardening and mowing.
- Ability to prioritize.
- Ability to work independently, with a sense of responsibility, organization, and initiative.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule and adapt to the weather.
- Ability to work in a group setting and with young people aged 12 to 17 and to act as a role model.
- Bilingualism.

Employment Requirements:
- Can be a student or not, between the ages of 15 and 30.
- Schedule: 35 to 40 hours/week.
- Salary: according to experience and aptitudes.
- Seasonal employment, June to August
- Criminal record check.

Send your cover letter and resume by May 28, 2021 to:
Le Jardin Éducatif du Pontiac, 3 Mc Cuaig Street, P.O. Box 29 Campbell’s Bay, QC, J0X 1K0, to the attention of Martin Riopel, Executive Director or by email to direction jepontiac.org

*Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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