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Regenerative Farm Assistant

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Markham, ON, Canada

Job Type

Part Time



About the Role

Work with Farm design team leads to help execute crop planning
Carry out soil prep and planting 
Learn and apply regenerative practices
Manage fertilization and watering schedules
Manage grasslands through holistic planned grazing
Monitor ecosystem processes to evaluate that decisions are achieving the intended outcomes
Feed and tend livestock keeping them moving for much of the year
Operate and maintain farm vehicles, machinery and equipment
Monitor and maintain the health of the animals
Set, monitor, and maintain water lines, airflow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops
Clean stables, barns, livestock trailers, barnyards, coops and pens.
Adhere to and abide by all Health and Safety rules, regulations and procedures.
Look for opportunities to increase abundance and grow food for community program
Work independently and/or with others in a team environment

20-30 hours a week
April 22 - August 30. Ages 20-30


  • Ability to take direction and/or make decisions on own as required

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions

  • Good work ethic and organization skills

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs

  • There are no specific education or training requirements. However, a college certificate or specialized courses related to farming, such as farm equipment mechanics, agricultural welding, tree pruning, woodlot management, etc. would be beneficial.

  • A course or certificate in first aid may be required.

About the Company

Chava Farms is a registered Canadian Charity. Our farm is an outdoor community centre focused on regenerative agriculture, animal-assisted therapy, equine therapy, riding instruction, camps and special programs for people of all ages and abilities.

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