A National Emergency
we need hands on the land more than ever? Are you up for the challenge?
Do you realise there is a crisis happening this Harvest across Australia? There are organic and biodynamic producers that cannot find staff, workers, pickers or people able to work in Agriculture. Did you know the future of our food systems is in providing career options for our next generation of farmers.
Here at ORICoop we have some champion farms, with a strong history of regenerative and organic farming in their blood. They are keen to hear from men and women that are interested in growing food, working hard and enjoying the co-benefits and lifestyle choices of farming. Now. Yesterday. Tomorrow. To understand how to produce food without the need for harmful synthetic chemicals, pesticides or herbicides. And to manage profitable, leading edge organic and regenerative farms that produces healthy food while enhancing the earth.
What could be a better way to spend your gap year? Apply directly for each position. See Careers in Organic Agriculture for more pathways.
Join our family owned and operated regenerative organic cropping and livestock property in the Riverina.
Join a family owned leading biodynamic dairy farm in Northern Victoria.
Set up your own share farming enterprise with rice, oats and other crop potential.
Chris & Sam Greenwood
Organic Farm Trainee/apprentice in the Riverina
We are looking for a dynamic hands-on team player to Join our family owned and operated regenerative organic cropping and livestock property in the Riverina. We are seeking someone with a passion to learn regenerative and organic practices. A heavy Vehicle licence and tractor driving experience is an advantage but not essential. A house will be available as part of the package for the right applicant.
Contact Chris for a discussion today via mobile – 0408 329 695 or email – email@example.com
Mark & Lynne Peterson
Alcheringa Dairy – A Biodynamic farm in North East Victoria
We are looking for an assistant herd manager on our Demeter Biodynamic dairy farm.
Milking up to 200 cows with 4 calvings per year in a well equipped dairy with auto draft and cow ID collars.
This is a full time position that involves milking cows, calf rearing, stock feeding and moving stock as well as some machinery work and general farm maintenance.
Contact Mark today on 0407 662 107 or see more details on their farm HERE
A Biodynamic Mixed farm in Mid-NSW
Heidi and family are looking at the next iteration of their family farm – and interested to hear from a keen self starter that is interested to set up and run a mixed farm. The farm has previously been a leading biodynamic dairy, plus cheese making facility. Now the world is your oyster and there are many different opportunities that are possible.
Contact Heidi today on 02 6550 4439 or read more details HERE
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- Interest in organic and regenerative farm systems
- Knowledge and understanding of farming systems advantageous
- Ability to drive better safety and environmental practices and farm management systems
- Technically competent using on farm technology
- Positive team environment
- Visionary for the future of the organic sector
- Animal and pasture understanding
- Practical and mechanical experience always valued
- Understanding of organic standards and audits
* Farm Management opportunities are dependant on experience, performance and by mutual agreement
* A family friendly work environment is encouraged
* Good accommodation and schools and often in close proximity
* Ongoing support from ORICoop in career pathways
There are excellent ways you can explore a career working in
Organic & Regenerative Agriculture
Organic Producer Scholarships – ORICoop is has released the first of our organic producer scholarships that will kick off shortly. The Scholarships include on-farm learning, mentoring, practical skills, and knowledge through the year. The scholarships are tailored to organic and biodynamic agriculture – and have been funded by organisations and people across the organic industry.