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  • February 13, 2023

Ignatius Jesuit Centre

Job Title: Summer Land Worker
Job Type: Summer Contract: May 8-August 25, 2023
Deadline: February 13, 2023

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

The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) is a not for profit charity situated on 640 acres of woodlands, wetlands and farmland just north of Guelph Ontario. IJC welcomes all and is home to Loyola Retreat House & Ignatian Training, Ignatius Farm, the Ignatius Old-Growth Forest, St Brigid’s Villa and Orchard Park Office Centre.

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 stewardship 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.

KEY ACTIVITIES
• Mowing lawns
• Gardening and landscaping
• Trail maintenance
• Tree planting
• Cold water stream undergoing restoration

EXPERIENCE
• 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 lift 50lbs repeatedly
• 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

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.

How to apply:

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

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