Assist The Mississauga Food Bank AquaGrow Farm Coordinator in growing and distributing thousands of servings of fresh produce and protein every year to feed our hungry neighbours! 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the AquaGrow Farm Volunteer Leader in many of the day-to-day duties on the farm, including feeding the fish as well as harvesting and packaging greens.
  • Maintain and clean components within the farm to ensure a bio-secure environment.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned, as daily tasks are determined based on the growing cycle and a monthly schedule of the farm.

Qualifications:

  • 18 years or older with a respect for biosecurity protocols.
  • Highly motivated with a positive attitude and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Willing to handle and work humanely with plants and live animals.
  • Previous leadership experience considered an asset.
  • Keen interest in biodiversity and innovative programs considered an asset.

 

Reports to:

AquaGrow Farm Coordinator. 

Location:

The Mississauga Food Bank office – 3121 Universal Drive, Mississauga, ON. 

Time commitment:

9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. every Tuesday. 

Benefits:

Grow food for hungry neighbours on behalf of The Mississauga Food Bank. Build valuable experience in aquaculture and develop your technical skills while making a difference in your community. 

Environment:

We value the contributions of our volunteers, so we have a professional work space, up-to-date technology, and a lunchroom with all the tea or coffee you can drink!