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
"Over half of youth living locally feel successful career opportunities only lie in urban communities although good, high paying jobs exist locally"- @launchpadyatc
Visit https://yatc.ca/ to explore program & job opportunities beyond urban centers, in Grey Bruce region!
Such a great opportunity!
The new Agricultural Equipment Operation program at Conestoga College is partially funded so tuition is very reasonable. The program will prepare students for a broad cross-section of opportunities to support the agricultural industry & starts in Jan 2021 https://bit.ly/3kLUAHj
Interested in a career in technology and telecommunications? The recent launch of @TELUS_Ag opens more career opportunities to service the #AgIndustry!
Check out this article to learn more: http://ow.ly/lDKl50CoaCB
"Any skill sets or backgrounds you have, agriculture employers are looking for those skills", wise words spoken by @letsgrowfood!
Check out the full @farmtario article on page 6 about how agriculture education is evolving to fit modern needs
Farmtario - 16/11/2020
It's important to know what stands out to employers so make sure to check out these tips ⬇️
On this #TipTuesday we look at tips on what every resume should include! Learn more on http://CareersInFood.com: https://www.careersinfood.com/what-every-resume-should-include-article-286.htm
#CareerTips #ResumeTips #JobSearch #CareersInFood
Although our virtual career fairs have wrapped up for 2020, we're excited to announce our next province-wide career fair with @AgCareers!
On March 11, 2021, job seekers can explore employment options for the spring hiring season. Register here: http://ow.ly/yl7a50Cn2JA
Sounds like a great way to brush up on interview skills!
Learn techniques to think on your feet, bring enthusiasm and believe in yourself throughout a job interview. Plus, try a one-to-one practice interview with us and get constructive feedback. Join in Thursday November 19th at 10:00am, sign up here https://www.algonquincollege.com/perth-employment/event/ces-workshop-calendar-november-2020/
Don't miss out on this inspiring conversation!
Spots still available to hear from Chris Koch, a Canadian farmer who is breaking down barriers & demonstrating that people who have a disability can be successful working in the Agri-Food sector https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/cultivating-non-traditional-talent-accessing-the-disability-community-tickets-127307360743
@OntarioFarms @CdnAgHRCouncil @FeedYourFuture
It's not too late to register for this event starting in less than an hour!
It's the last day of @AgCareers and @FeedYourFuture career fair, hosted at the @RAWFagriculture. Register today for your chance to explore exciting careers in food and agriculture. The career fair will be from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. https://feedingyourfuture.ca/career-fairs/ #RAWF20 #feedyourfuture
There's still lots of time to get registered for tomorrow's career fair- sign up to get connected with some great employment opportunities!
RBC Future Launch at @RAWFagriculture created a virtual environment with @FeedYourFuture for youth to explore exciting careers in food & agriculture called Grow Your Skills. Don't miss out! Register today for the career fair on Nov. 12 https://bit.ly/2DZRoaV #feedyourfuture