Labour programs

Agriculture Canada program - Career Focus Program -

apply between Nov 1 - Nov 30.   The Ag Canada Career Focus program provides funding to employers to hire a recent agriculture graduate. Program is open for applications from employers between Nov 1 to Nov 30. Hire someone for 4 months to 1 year to qualify. http://www.agr.gc.ca/eng/?id=1280434970527&utm_source=mail&utm_campaign=career_focus_marketing&utm_medium=static3-eng
 

WWOOF - a popular program for finding help on farms

Mission Statement
Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, Canada (WWOOF™ Canada) is part of a worldwide movement linking volunteers with organic farmers and growers to promote cultural and educational experiences based on trust and non-monetary exchange thereby helping to build a sustainable global community.

The aims of WWOOF

are to provide individuals from all around the world the opportunity:
  • to get first-hand experience of organic farming & gardening and to lend a helping hand wherever needed
  • to get into the countryside and experience Canada and Canadians.
  • to help the organic movement, which is often labour intensive and does not rely on artificial fertilizers & pesticides.
  • to make contact with other people in the organic movement.
  • to have a wonderful enriching experience.
  • to have a cultural exchange with Canadians.
http://www.wwoof.ca/