NEAT is looking for a group of candidates that enjoy being outside, working with their hands, and building community! If you are self-motivated, enjoy local food, and can work independently, this job might be perfect for you! Please email or fill out the form below to apply!


The Local Ecological Farm Support Workers are based in Fort St John, BC and will report to the Northern Co-Hort Coordinator. The Farm Support Workers will:

  • Develop & support partnerships with local community groups
  • Promote knowledge of local small scale ecological agriculture and horticulture practices
  • Support the organization of community outreach and information sessions
  • Ensure materials for all activities are gathered and ready for use;
  • Perform risk assessments daily, weekly, and as necessary to keep all participants and staff safe;
  • Perform short term work on ecological farms throughout the Region, taking direction from owners
  • Complete all mandatory reports and participate in weekly meetings;
  • Represent NEAT and the Northern Co-Hort Program professionally at all times
  • Be a positive team player
  • Complete other duties as assigned


This position may require a varied workweek schedule to accommodate special events and other activities.


  • Interest in the environment, sustainable agriculture, or a related field
  • Sensitivity to and knowledge of environmental issues 
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills
  • Ability to build community relationships and use information from the community to guide program direction
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work unsupervised and demonstrate motivation and initiative
  • Ability to work varied hours (mornings, evenings, and weekends)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet usage


To be eligible for the program, job applicants should meet the following criteria: 

  • Is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations. 
  • Valid BC Driver


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