Help us on our family farm located in west central Saskatchewan, Canada

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Canada

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    Last activity

    08/09/2019

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family farm located in west central Saskatchewan Canada producing wheat, barley, canola, peas and faba beans.

    This is a salary position. We are looking for a person passionate about food production and who understands and embraces the agriculture lifestyle.

    Your job would consist of assisting in a wide range of activities related to grains and oil seed production. These will include planting, fertilizing, cultivating, spraying, handling agricultural fertilizers and chemicals, and harvesting. Also includes operating, repairing and maintaining trucks, farm equipment and buildings.
    Requirements

    Post-secondary education in agriculture, agri-business, or a related field (degree or diploma).
    Minimum three years experience operating and maintaining farm equipment, with larger and more modern equipment experience preferred. A positive attitude and good work ethic, with appreciation for the fact that farming is an occupation that sometimes requires long hours of work, seven days a week, especially during critical periods (planting, harvest, seed shipping, etc.). Able to do physical manual labour when required. Willingness to accept new tasks and increase knowledge. Proven record of successful ability to organize, manage and work independently within fixed time constraints.

    Must be able to speak english and obtain a visa to work legally in Canada.

    We offer competitive wages, furnished accommodations, meals, and advancement opportunities.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Farmstay

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    This is an excellent opportunity to experience food production on a large scale on the prairies of Canada.

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help

    Help

    Candidates must have previous farm equipment operating experience and be mechanically inclined.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a modern apartment that includes a bathroom, bedroom fully equipped kitchen /sitting area.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 25 hours a week

Host ref number: 534647875361