CONTRACT Agricultural Farmer

KW Habilitation


KW Habilitation is a local not-for-profit organization that provides a wide range of individualized services and supports to children with any special need and adults with developmental disabilities. We support individuals to live a fulfilling life which is fostered through preschool and early learning supports, respite services, residential services, community participation, and employment supports.

Our Farm is an initiative that connects people to the land, food, and each other through agriculture. Our Farm not only grows fresh, healthy food, but sows positive relationships between people and nurtures the roots of community, sustainability, and land use. We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to join our team. The Farmer will work in collaboration with the Our Farm Coordinator and perform all stages of production with help from students, summer interns and volunteers.


  • Paid on-the-job training
  • Paid professional development opportunities
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program for all staff, their partners, and dependents
  • Discounted rates on home and auto insurance
  • Fun and engaging workplace


  • Follow a garden site layout (approximately 1/3 acre) including: bed preparation, planting and seeding, weeding, building and maintaining infrastructure, harvesting, and post-harvest activities (washing, packing and storing)
  • Use hand tools and power equipment
  • Use organic practices (Not certified)
  • Winter garden preparation
  • Assist in maintaining 1km trail


  • An all-round knowledge of farming best practices, this includes how to: use garden tools and equipment, plant and maintain crops, and identify potential threats to plants and soil
  • Experience working on organic vegetable farms/gardens
  • Physical stamina to work outside to perform physically demanding and sometimes strenuous tasks in different weather conditions
  • Self-motivated, reliable and able to work flexibly
  • Able to give and follow instructions carefully and accurately
  • A valid G2 or G driver’s license

Schedule: up to 32 hours per week during growing/harvesting season. Afternoon and weekend shifts as needed.
Start Date: April 3, 2023
End Date: November 3, 2023 (approximate end of growing season)
Rate of Pay: $18.09-$20.10

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