Urban agriculture Consultant - Consultant(e) en agriculture urbaine

Job Type

Part Time Contract


Details: 15.5 $ per hour



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



6505 Avenue Somerled
H4V 1S7


Ça pousse! is a social economy project that offers services in garden design, installation, and education, as well as social and/or therapeutic gardening sessions around Montreal. We work with educational institutions, healthcare and mental health organizations, and senior residences. Our mission is to help people and their organizations create links between their food and their environment to create positive change and improve their quality of life. Ça pousse! services include: 1) garden design and installation; 2) garden maintenance and horticultural support; 3) educational workshops about gardening, food, and the environment. For more information, please visit our website www.capousse.com.


We are currently looking for contract employees with skills, knowledge, and experience in the following areas:

-      Organic gardening and agriculture;

-      Horticultural therapy;

-      Workshop facilitation and environmental education ; must be comfortable giving workshops in English and French;

-      Adult education and/or youth education;

-      Nutrition and/or healthy & ecological lifestyles;

-      Simple construction skills such as building wooden planters, pergolas, etc.;

-      Woodworking;

-      Other related fields.



The consultant will be paid $15.50/hour, not salaried. Certain contracts may have a higher rate, according to the skills required. The consultant will have a status of self-employed, and will not be an employee of Ça pousse! or the NDG Food Depot. The consultant will be offered contracts which they are free to accept or refuse. No minimum hours are guaranteed.

Level of Language Proficiency

French and English written and spoken

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply



If you have any or several of these skills and you are available for a minimum of 10 hours per week, we invite you to send your CV and the attached form (properly filled out) to Thibaud at capousse@depotndg.org.


Deadline to apply : Thursday, March 22, 2018.


Only selected candidates will be contacted. The NDG Food Depot is committed to creating a workplace as diverse as the communities we serve and thus strongly encourages applicants from our diverse communities and people who experience marginalization to self-identify in their cover letter.