Overview

Position:

Farm Manager

The BCCF Farm Manager will oversee all aspects of the BCCF Market Garden and on-site food production, which includes supervising the staff and volunteers who work with the market garden, food forest, community garden plots, chickens, and bees. The overarching goal of the Farm Manager’s role is to help improve the efficiency, productivity, and profitability of the market garden and on-farm growing spaces, while ensuring community residents have access to food production spaces and the produce that we grow. This position is part of our management team that works collaboratively to shape a positive work culture and deliver programs and services that advance BCCF’s food justice-centered mission and vision.

We have an interim Farm Manager in place this growing season, and are open to applications from people looking for a Farm Manager role starting in the 2022 growing season.

If you do not have all the qualifications listed, but you think this job is perfect for you, we would still love to see your application.

For the full job posting and qualifications please click here (PDF).

Compensation

  • Salary: $59,000/year (37.5 hours/week)*
  • Benefits: Extended health and dental benefits at start
  • Contract Type: Indefinite
  • Start Date: Flexible


How to Apply

TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume to hiring@blackcreekfarm.ca by 5:00 pm on October 1, 2021. Please reference the Farm Manager position in the subject line of your email. Please Note: Black Creek Community Farm is a member of FoodShare Toronto’s Supportive Partnerships Platform, as such, the successful applicant will be an employee of FoodShare Toronto, working with Black Creek Community Farm. FoodShare is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally-protected factors. If you feel you need accommodation because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact hiring@blackcreekfarm.ca. You will be briefed on FoodShare’s policies regarding accommodation and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please note that only candidates selected to move forward in the hiring process will be contacted.

About Black Creek Community Farm

At FoodShare, we advocate for food justice by supporting community-based food initiatives and through ongoing advocacy and public education. Our vision is a Toronto where all people can feed themselves, their loved ones and their communities with dignity and joy.