August 2020. We have one opening for a 1)Part-time Bike Delivery & Microgreen Assistant. Please note we only hire locally in Metro Vancouver.
Sky Harvest is Canada’s first certified organic, urban farm. Our work transforms the urban landscape, improves access to healthy produce and provides a place of community, education and work for local residents. Our current focus is growing microgreens and delivering them by bicycle to Vancouver’s top chefs and grocery stores. We are looking for candidates with a strong sense of social and environmental responsibility, interested in joining our team of dedicated employees and volunteers whose unique talents shape Sky Harvest’s development.
Our day-to-day activities are driven by three core values:
- Lead by example: Providing a strong example of corporate social responsibility in business
- Inspire and assist: Spur the adoption of sustainability principles into others’ operations whenever feasible
- Innovate: Use innovation to move society towards sustainability and thrive-ability
1) Bike Delivery & Microgreen Assistant
- Delivery (by bicycle) of our microgreens to our fine chefs. We have a unique trailer system that is compatible with most bikes
- Active participation in harvesting and planting is also a key component of this position
- Strong cycling skills are a must, this is not a casual bike ride
- Interest in urban agriculture activities and passionate about sustainability and local food systems Fun and easygoing personality
Ability to work quickly, pay attention to small details and carry on a conversation simultaneously Exhibits reliability and commitment to our organization
- Must be able to perform physical labour on a daily basis
The candidate must have their own bike and be very comfortable pulling a small delivery trailer as well.
- Ability to perform bike deliveries of our products in all weather conditions. (Remember Vancouver experiences lots of rain!)
- Farming, gardening or experience working with your hands considered an asset
- 1-2 days/ week 8-16 hours (Wednesday and or Friday)
- Start time: Immediate/ Flexible
- Pay: Starting pay is $ 14.75/hr + 4% Vacation pay + Extended Health Benefits (20+hrs/week) + Hot Yoga Membership + weekly microgreens. Room for wage and position to grow
- We are in Richmond a short 7 minute bike ride from Bridgeport station, just over the bridge from Vancouver
Please submit an introduction of yourself, why you think you would be a good fit with us, a resume and Application with any questions you may have about us or the position to:
aaron (at) skyharvest.ca