Interested in working outside, growing/making delicious food in balance with the environment?

L’Hirondelle Farm could be the place for you to work and enjoy the 2019 growing season!

We are a mixed family farm running a market garden, CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) box service, a cottage canning/preserve business as well as raising pastured poultry which includes egg layers and meat birds.

Each day’s tasks will be different with the changing season as we work and learn together as a team. Here are some of the regular tasks:

  • • Preparing garden beds for planting
  • • Seed starting, planting and transplanting into greenhouse and field
  • • Wild food foraging and berry picking
  • • Greenhouse production which includes tomato trellising and pruning
  • • Weeding and garden upkeep
  • • Harvesting, washing and preparing produce for farmer’s market
  • • Creating value added products from our home-grown produce through canning, preserving and dehydrating
  • • Helping in animal husbandry chores such as feeding, watering, moving coops and collecting eggs
  • • Preparing value added products for marketing

To help the farm run efficiently and effectively this season, we need a motivated and hard-working individual interested in sustainable agriculture, animal husbandry or food security.

We are looking to hire from mid-May to October - Start and end dates are flexible depending on your schedule. We would ask you to work a 40hr week, rate of pay is at least $13/hour but would be based on your experience

We are passionate about good food and helping to change the food system from the ground up. We are involved in food security/sovereignty and feel strongly about growing food that helps the earth, our customers and the local economy.

Important note: This posting is supported through government funding, to be eligible you must be either:

  • • Under 29 years old and unemployed
  • • Eligible for NB Workplace Expansion Program
  • • Holder of a SEED voucher

If this sounds like a fun way to spend the season, get in touch with us at (506) 955-3284 or email us at shelleyshantz@gmail.com

POSITION Project Leader
TERM Full-time 6-month contract,with possibility of renewal
LOCATION Katimavik House inone of the following locations:
     •Nanaimo, BC
     •Calgary, AB
     •Saint Boniface, MB
     •Sudbury, ON
     •Quebec City, QC
     •Moncton, NB

Position Overview

Are you a natural team leader and a creative problem-solver? Do you enjoy giving back to the community and inspiring others to do good? Katimavik is looking for open-minded, resourceful individuals to lead youth development projects from January to June and July to December.This challenging and rewarding position provides leadership for up to eleven youth at a time, guiding them through a six-month experience of volunteerism, learning, discovery, growthand accountability. The project leader will reside in-house with the group

To Apply and for more information, Click here
Êtes-vous intéressé(é) à établir des liens avec différents groupes, individus, agences et organisations qui travaillent sur l’environnement dans le nord-ouest du Nouveau-Brunswick ? Aimez-vous travailler avec les autres et êtes-vous un réseauteur/trice naturel/elle ?

Le RENB (www.renb.ca) est un organisme dynamique et innovateur qui fonctionne comme « station centrale » pour le mouvement environnemental au N.-B. Nous recherchons présentement une personne motivée pour combler le poste de Réseauteur environnemental / Réseautrice environnementale.

Le ou la candidat(e) idéal/e sera bien organisé/e, ouvert/e, aura de l’expérience de travail avec des groupes à but non-lucratif et sera capable de travailler dans un environnement à multiples facettes où l’interface numérique est une partie importante du travail.

Les responsabilités de l’emploi sont les suivantes :
  • Visiter et rencontrer les groupes environnementaux à but non-lucratif dans la région
  • Assister aux évènements environnementaux et communautaires
  • Partager les renseignements concernant le Réseau environnemental du Nouveau-Brunswick et ses programmes et services
  • Lier les groupes de la région et les lier avec des groupes à travers le Nouveau-Brunswick qui ont des intérêts semblables

Exigences de l’emploi :
  • Fortes compétences en communication (français requis, anglais un atout)
  • Leadership et des compétences en relations interpersonnelles
  • Expérience dans les réseaux et partenariats
  • Excellentes compétences en informatique (y compris les sites Web et les médias sociaux)
  • Permis de conduire et accès à un véhicule
  • Accès à un téléphone, à l’Internet et un ordinateur

Atouts :
  • Expérience avec le secteur sans but lucratif
  • Intérêt pour les enjeux environnementaux

Date limite pour l’application : 22 mars 2019 (le poste sera ouvert jusqu’à ce qu’il soit comblé)
Salaire : 18 $ - 20 $ par heure
Emplacement : De votre maison dans le nord-ouest de la province avec des voyages à travers la région
Nature de l’emploi : 5 à 10 heures par semaine jusqu’en mars 2020, avec possibilité de renouvellement
Veuillez envoyer votre curriculum vitae et votre lettre de présentation à raissa.marks@nben.ca

Position: Networking and Communications Assistant – Invasive Species
Organization: New Brunswick Environmental Network & New Brunswick Invasive Species Council
Location: Moncton, New Brunswick
Deadline: 14 April 2019

Invasive species are the second most significant threat to biodiversity, after habitat loss. Invasive species are introduced and spread through human actions. Through raising awareness on the impact of invasive species and how to prevent the movement of these species, we can make a significant contribution towards the conservation and protection of our native biodiversity.

We are currently accepting applications for a summer position as Networking and Communications Assistant. The student will assist in the implementation of invasive species awareness-raising programs across New Brunswick. This position involves direct interaction and communication with a wide variety of stakeholders, hence a strong interest and background in environmental issues, good organizational and inter-personal skills, strong computer skills and excellent communications skills are required.

Job Description:

  • Tasks will include research on invasive species in the province.
  • Maintain social media presence and increase awareness on invasive species across the province.
  • Assisting in the planning and delivery of educational programs, community events, workshops and activities that promote invasive species awareness.
  • Tracking and reporting education and outreach activities for project reports.
  • Planning, organizing, and managing daily assigned work.
  • Assisting with administrative tasks and other project activities, as needed.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Field of study related to biology, science communication, or education.
  • Bilingual, with oral and written fluency in French.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and superior organizational skills.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.), strong computing skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Able to work occasional weekends and week day evenings.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence with access to a vehicle an asset.

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to: nb.invasive@gmail.com 
Please indicate if you have received or have applied for a SEED voucher in your application.

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