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Summer Farm Employment Program

If full time farmers are thinking about hiring a student for summer employment, now is the time to apply. Once again, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry will be offering the Summer Farm Employment Program. This program gives Alberta’s youth the opportunity to gain farm work experience and provides wage support to farmers for the months of July and August. Alberta Agriculture and Forestry provides wage support to a maximum of $400 per month as well as worker’s compensation coverage and safety training information.

The deadline for application is May 31, 2017 and applications are processed on a first come, first serve basis. For more information and to obtain an application call 310-FARM (3276) or visit the Summer Farm Employment Program page on the Provincial website.

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