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CSA Packers

Glen Valley Organic Farm runs a Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) program, serving over 250 households in Vancouver and the Western Fraser Valley. We are seeking a part-time packing assistant to help us with packing our weekly harvest boxes.

This is a part-time position, which requires one day a week (Wednesday), every week on our farm working in our Harvest Shed (indoors) from May through October (26 weeks). We expect the tasks of this position to take between 6-8 hours/week (some variability from week to week as the season gets busier).

Qualities we are seeking for our team:

● Organized, with a strong attention to detail and diligence

● Reliable - the CSA runs every week, rain or shine

● Endurance & positive attitude - we are on our feet for most of the day doing repetitive tasks

● A sense of humour & enjoys working with others

● Ability to multi-task and keep a steady work pace

● Values local, organic farm produce & serving our community with quality, healthy food

● Ability to communicate with other team members in an effective & constructive manner

Our CSA Produce Packer is responsible for:

● Washing & preparing 100-200 rubbermaid totes for packing

● Reading & following pack lists and organizing the packing area set-up

● Lifting crates of produce upwards of 20-50 lbs each (knowing when to ask for help..)

● Taking good care of your body, ensuring good ergonomics

● Weighing and bagging produce

● Assisting with packing 200+ totes with 9-12+ different products

● Loading/Unloading and use of a pallet jack

CSA Administrative Assistant (Wednesday) - OPTION to express interest

Note that we are also hiring a CSA Administrative Assistant. Candidates for the packing position could express interest in this position as well, thereby increasing the number of hours of work over the course of the position.

This position pays minimum wage ($15.20/hour) with bonus access to produce ‘seconds’ and market returns, plus 50 acres to explore during breaks in work. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest to:

For more information you can reach us at or by calling:

- Shirlene Cote (Earth Apple Organic Farm) at 778-82-2683

- Chris Bodnar (Close to Home Organics) at 604-897-1111