|Address||5-511707 1G6, Range Rd 221, Ardrossan, AB T8E, Canada
|Job Offered By||Individual|
|Company||Home on the Range Autism Ranch|
We are seeking a responsible, highly motivated individual to work, supervise & expand the greenhouse operations, outdoor vegetable & herb gardens & agriculture programs as an Agricultural Specialist for Home on the Range Autism Ranch Society.
This individual will have a degree in agriculture.
You will possess a keen business sense & successfully be able to manage and scale our agricultural based social enterprise initiatives, including our vegetable box drop off program. You will be required to work with & care for farm animals, such as lambs, cats, mini-horses, chickens & horses as part of the programs we offer.
This agricultural specialist will also design & develop an aquaponics system and other speciality agriculture projects for off season programs to support active, healthy, education programs in agriculture for adults with autism & developmental disabilities.
As part of working for a small charity your responsibilities will include fund development activities, public speaking, grant writing & any related duties to get us closer to our vision.
We are a registered non-profit charity with a goal of developing a Green Care Farm with housing for adults with autism bridging to the community through social enterprise. We want to bring this great housing model to the Edmonton Region that has been proven successful & sustainable in many other countries.
Our small farm is located in Strathcona County. This full-time Agricultural Specialist position is 37.5 hours a week at $15/hr with 5 weeks holidays.
This position starts on December 1st, 2016, but the hours are flexible to accommodate a recent graduate in Agriculture.
The deadline to apply is November 21st, 2016. Applications reviewed upon receipt. A suitable candidate may be identified before the closing date.
To apply, email your resume to email@example.com
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