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.
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
Meet the next #FeatureYourFuture spotlight @SousaThePlanner! Visit our Instagram page to learn more about how Emily's academic and career pathway led to her role with @OntarioFarms
Interested in joining the @OntarioFarms team? OFA is seeking a post-secondary summer student for a contract full-time role as an Assistant to the Member Service Representative (MSR) Team, covering both Western and Eastern Regions. Apply before June 1!
All equipment operators are also encouraged to be mindful of safety precautions on roadways during this busy season. Check out these resources for more info ⬇️
With the spring planting season underway, keep an eye out for farm machinery turning on and off rural roadways. Remember that farm machinery doesn’t always use obvious intersections. For more Road Safety tips: http://www.casa-acsa.ca/en/resources/road-safety-week/ #RoadSafetyWeek #CdnAg #FarmSafetyEveryday
Check out this 6 month role with @GrainFarmers as a Grain Discovery Zone Communication Assistant 👇
@GrainFarmers is #Hiring!
GFO is looking for an enthusiastic individual to fill our Grain Discovery Zone Communication Assistant role for 2022. Are you outing? Do you love to talk to people about agriculture? Visit http://gfo.ca/careers to apply #Ontag
Check out this awesome opportunity to gain experience in #agcommunications as a student ⬇️
Looking for a great experience working in #cdnag communications?
A little side hustle?
We are hiring!
social media content creator for 15-20 flexible hours a week for the summer
Send resumes to email@example.com
Looking for some additional training for your employees to keep them safe on the roads and on the farm this growing season?
Registration for the ag worker safety & awareness certificate is open on our website, where the course syllabus can also be found: https://feedingyourfuture.ca/agri-training/ontario-agriculture-worker-safety-and-awareness-certificate/
Learn more about what it takes to be a crop advisor and why it might be the perfect fit for you ⬇️
If you enjoy being outdoors & have a passion for plants, a career as a crop advisor may be a fit for you. Crop agronomy involves using science, tech & management practices to help farmers in growing agricultural plants & crops. It is a really neat career! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivAm1w7Tq5M
This #MentalHealthWeek ensure mental resiliency in your workplace by putting you and your employees mental wellness first #GetReal
◾ 45% of farmers report high stress
◾ 35% meet the definition of depression
◾ 58% meet the definition of experiencing anxiety
Behind these stats are valued members of our #ontag community. Let's end the stigma together - mental illness is not weakness #MentalHealthWeek
Register now and tune into this webinar TOMORROW from 12 - 1!
#WebinarAlert 🚨 @OMAFRA will be hosting a COVID-19 webinar on May 3 to provide agri-food employers with information on federal and provincial protocols for quarantine regulations for international agriculture workers. Register here 👉 https://survey.clicktools.com/app/survey/response.jsp
As you look towards your Summer hiring, make sure you include the CAHRC’s Student Work Placement Wage Subsidy program in your plans. Employers can receive up to $7500 or 75% of wages paid to post-secondary students. Learn more here:
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