Making connections in the agri‑food workforce.
Employers are seeking qualified candidates for Ontario’s food, beverage and agri-products sector. Feeding Your Future wants to make it easier for employers to find, train, and retain the workers they need, and help employ Ontarians with meaningful jobs during COVID-19 and beyond.
Job Matching Concierge Service
OFA is partnering with AgCareers.com and CareersInFood.com to help agri-food businesses set up an account online, post job openings, and manage applications.
Streamlining the process of connecting job seekers with agri‑food employers
Through webinars, agri-training opportunities and virtual career fairs, Feeding Your Future allows candidates to learn more about agriculture, enter the workforce feeling prepared and confident and bridges the gap to new employers and job opportunities.
WebinarsFree webinars for job seekers and employers to learn about opportunities in agri-food, health, safety and workplace culture
Agri-trainingA new online certificate for employees and job seekers as an introduction to agri-food safety and awareness
Career FairsFree online events hosted across the province to connect agri-food employers and job seekers
Make sure all employees receive proper direction and training to keep the roads safe this sprint planting season #plant21
As farm equipment begins to hit the road for #plant21, OFA encourages farmers to be diligent in keeping lights on, being cautious when turning left & checking the visibility, wear & tear of your slow-moving vehicle sign to keep all drivers on the road safe #farmsafe #roadsafety
Started this Thursday morning off with a presentation by @letsgrowfood at the @DufferinCounty Agriculture Roundtable: Growing Opportunity Through COVID-19.
#FeedYourFuture has a lot to offer job seekers & employers this spring and for the upcoming year!
Students of @OntarioFarms families are welcome to apply today for OFA's 2021 bursary program! 3 recipients will be selected and the deadline to apply is August 31, 2021. Follow the link for more details: http://ow.ly/N4UR50EiSmt
Take advantage of this valuable workshop to enhance your connection with employers!
Learn to enhance your “Soft Skills” to
increase your marketability and attract
employers on Thursday, April 8th at 10am! Contact skillsatwork@GeorgianCollege.ca @georgiancollege
Are you an apprentice looking for a great career? The recently launched Achievement Incentive Program is designed to provide more young people with high quality training that will lead to successful careers. Read more here: http://ow.ly/RIkc50EhInr
Check out the Ontario Agriculture Worker Safety & Awareness Certificate for new farm workers! http://ow.ly/iYD550EgZ7b
Registrants have been very happy with the practical knowledge shared in this program for any new workers or for those that need a refresher course ⬇️
"I am always amazed where agriculture can fit into a conversation, and how being open to understanding agriculture can lead you to a job in a variety of different fields."
Check out this weeks #FeatureYourFuture with
@c_coombs on our Instagram page: http://ow.ly/5WzH50Dz5Bp
Share with students graduating high school this year and may be eligible for this G3 Grow Beyond Scholarship.
The application deadline for the G3 Grow Beyond Scholarship has been extended to April 30th!
Know a student graduating? Their vision for the future of #CdnAg could win them a $4,000 #scholarship & another $1,000 for their high school.
Apply: http://g3growbeyond.org #GrowBeyond
A strong team is required to maintain herd health and enhance animal welfare on Ontario beef farms 🐮
Watch this full #FocusonLivestock video developed with @scorregion & @BeefFarmersON to learn about the variety of roles needed https://feedingyourfuture.ca/agri-training/focus-on-food-video-series/
This training is everything you need to know about the basics of working on any farm in Ontario. Register today or visit our website for more information ⬇️
Landed a job on a farm and looking for an overview of how an operation works and ways to keep yourself safe?
Learn more about the brand new Ontario Agriculture Worker Safety and Awareness Certificate.