Agricultural Farm Programme

Agricultural Farm Programme Canada

Working on an Agricultural Exchange programme is based around experiencing all that the great land of Canada has to offer. You’ll get the opportunity to work hands-on on a family owned and operated farm for up to a year. Whether you’re going to gain farming experience or just want a change of scenery, the Agri programme is for you! The great outdoors, and even greater rewards, are calling. What’s stopping you?

Agricultural Exchange Programme Canada

€1399Based on Calgary Apply Now!

Start Date: From April 2017

Programme Length: 6-12 months (all contracts vary)

Location: Farms are located in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario

What's Included:

  • Return flights to Calgary
  • 1 year comprehensive Insurance
  • Accommodation with host family
  • All meals (when working)
  • Monthly salary (approx CA $1800 per month)
  • Orientation to meet other farm workers
  • Overtime compensation
  • VISA assistance
  • Holiday break (Those working 6 months plus)
  • Picked up from the airport by your host family
  • Canadian SIM
  • Luggage Tag

Skills Required:

(Not essential for some positions)

  • Candidate (male or female) MUST have farming experience
  • Aged 18-30
  • Ideally a background/grew up in farming
  • MUST have FULL clean Driving Licence (no exceptions)
  • Experience in operating mechanical farming equipment (tractors, combine harvesters, seeding machinery, spraying equipment - with booms)
  • Ability to drive trucks or articulated vehicles highly regarded
  • MUST be healthy and physically capable of working on the land to undertake all the jobs and tasks required including heavy lifting
  • Ideally (not essential but highly regarded) a person with some mechanical knowledge (need not be qualified) to undertake minor repairs and maintenance to the farm vehicles and equipment.
  • Construction and some maintenance skills advantageous (not essential)
  • A good sense of adventure and a positive attitude

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