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.
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.
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.