Event Assistant

Student Job: Event Assistant: Eco-tourism, Agri-tourism

Type: summer job / summer student position
Organization: Langford Conservancy
Location: Brantford, Ontario (near Hamilton, Cambridge) (rental accommodation may be available at Hearts Content Organic Farm)

Help us to plan, prepare for and host events at the Langford Schoolhouse, and eco/agri-tourism events on an organic farm along the Trans-Canada Trail

  • Do you want to learn about eco-tourism and agri-tourism?  Do you want to help us to prepare for events related to preserving farmland and rural heritage buildings?
  • Are you interested in getting your hands dirty with organic farming and some light construction? 
  • Do you enjoy working with seniors and newcomers? 

The Langford Conservancy is a land trust that has preserved a heritage schoolhouse for the community's use.

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Student Job: Ecological Policy Research Assistant

Ecological Policy Research Assistant
Type: summer job / summer student position
Organization: 
Location: Brantford, Ontario (near Hamilton, Cambridge) (rental accommodation may be available at Hearts Content Organic Farm)

Are you interested in researching policy to protect farmland, natural and cultural heritage and water? Would you like to learn about tools to enable access to farmland for new farmers? Do you want to help to write policy reports and grants applications related to this research? Would you like to help us to prepare teaching materials on these topics to help the community to learn about our work?

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Sustainable Brant is a not for profit dedicated to supporting community education and engaging the public in local land use decision-making to preserve and protect farmland, natural heritage and water. We work to promote inclusive, transparent governance at the municipal, provincial and federal level.

Role: You'll be involved in helping with

  • Researching some of the pressures on farmland, natural and cultural heritage and water in Brant County, in particular
  • Reviewing and responding to recent government proposals that map a natural heritage and agricultural system,
  • Preparing information on tools that enable access to land to new farmers
  • Preparing a response to proposed water protection strategies and policies
  • Writing grant applications to support our work
  • Preparing presentations for the community, government and academic
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Student Job: Eco-tourism Assistant

Student Job: Eco-tourism and Agri-tourism Assistant
Type: summer job / summer student position
Organization: Langford Conservancy
Location: Brantford, Ontario (near Hamilton, Cambridge) (rental accommodation may be available at Hearts Content Organic Farm)

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Help us to plan, prepare for and host events at the Langford Schoolhouse, on an organic farm and along the Trans-Canada Trail.

  • Do you want to learn about eco-tourism and agri-tourism? Are you interested in preserving farmland and rural heritage buildings?
  • Do you want to help us to prepare the grounds for our community garden? Are you interested in getting your hands dirty and learning organic gardening and farming techniques? Do you want to learn about medicinal and edible plants, and how ecological farming techniques can help farmers deal with the threats from climate change? 
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Rummage Sale Fundraiser

Rummage Sale Fundraiser - Help us to create an inclusive, accessible community food hub and centre.

Langford Schoolhouse, 1694 Colborne St. E. Brantford

Saturday April 14, 9 am-1 pm

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Film: El Contrato (Migrant Farmworkers): Wed. Mar 28, 6 pm

Film Night: El Contrato  (The Contract), Langford Schoolhouse,  1694 Colborne St. E, Brantford, Wednesday, 6-7:30 pm

Welcoming our Neighbours programme

This award winning film " follows the story of several Mexican and Jamaican seasonal workers in the Leamington area. Discussion to follow about  the struggles workers face  when they leave their families to come and work in Canada each year.

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