Summer Land Worker – Guelph


Posted:

5/19/2022

Remove:

6/19/2022


Job Title:

Summer Land Worker

Company:

The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC)

Company Description:

The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) is a not for profit charity situated on 640 acres of woodlands, wetlands and farmland just north of Guelph. IJC welcomes all and is home to Loyola Retreat House & Ignatian Training, Ignatius Farm and the Ignatius Old-Growth Forest. The Ignatius land includes deciduous and mixed forest, meadows, urban fringe, naturalized and ornamental landscapes, including Class 3 provincially significant wetlands and a restored cold water stream. We are fully committed to the environmental care of this land. Summer Land staff work directly with our permanent land staff and volunteers in a team-oriented environment to care for the non-agricultural land at the Ignatius Jesuit Centre.


Job Type:

Summer

Close to Public Transit:

Yes


Start Date:

ASAP - August 26, 2022 (Spring/Summer Contract)


Duties:

• Mowing lawns • Gardening and landscaping • Trail maintenance • Tree planting • Stream restoration

Skills:

• Interest in environmental, forestry, horticulture and or natural resource management • Experience with motorized equipment (mowers, string trimmers, pickup trucks, etc.) an asset • Ability and willingness to work outdoors in the heat, rain, etc • Ability to complete physically demanding tasks • Ability to work safely, with an interest in learning new skills • Ability to take initiative and work both independently and as a member of a team • Valid G2 or G Class Driver’s License

How to Apply:

Submit resume and letter of interest to officecoordinator@ignatiusguelph.ca

Notes:

The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) aspires to be an equitable and inclusive place where a diversity of life experiences, identities and perspectives work together. IJC encourages applicants from all walks of life. We apply an anti-oppression framework to our work and have a zero tolerance policy for discrimination and harassment. We thank all applicants in advance; only those selected for interviews will be contacted.