Organic Farm Work Opportunities

Our farmers need more hands on the land than ever?  Are you up for the challenge? 

Are you the next organic farming champion in cropping, dairy or horticulture? 

 

There is a crisis happening across Australia?   There are organic and biodynamic producers that are looking for staff, workers, manager, pickers and people to work in Agriculture.    The future of our food systems provides a positive career and work options for our next generation of farmers.  Whatever your background or existing experience!

Here at ORICoop we have some champion farms, with a strong history and expertise of regenerative and organic farming in their blood. They are keen to hear from men and women, young and old, that are interested in growing food, working hard and enjoying the co-benefits and lifestyle choices of organic and regenerative farming. Now. Yesterday. Tomorrow. To continue to produce food in an environmentally friendly manner, 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 planet.

What could be a better way to spend this year or season? Apply directly for each position.

See Careers in Organic Agriculture for more educational pathways.

Greenwood Grain

Join our family owned and operated regenerative organic cropping and livestock property in the Riverina.

Contact HERE

South West Dairies

Join a strong business with majestic ocean views in SW Victoria

More Info

Zankers Farm

A mixed organic farm with a blend
internship opportunities

Contact HERE

On-Farm Internships available for this season 

Mixed Organic Farm learning experience in North East Victoria

** 3 month block internships **

Starting dates: August 1st  – 1 position

  November 4th – 2 positions      February 4th – 2 positions      May 6th – 1 position

Skills and knowledge obtained include:- *Animal management using organic and regenerative practises

*Multi-species cropping planning.   *Direct marketing farm produce

*Commercial scale biodynamic garlic production.   *Budgeting knowledge

*Small scale veg/fruit production

 

Contact Tracy via email ttzanker@gmail.com for an application form or contact her on 0408 329 695 

Organic Dairy Management Opportunity

Australian Dairy Nutritionals – SW Victoria

Nestled alongside the Great Ocean Road, Australian Dairy Nutritionals is a vertically integrated producer of quality dairy products.  We take pride in our chemical free pastures, using certified organic methods to keep our livestock happy and healthy.  Our distinguished brands are available in both domestic and international markets.  The heart of our organisation is our passionate team who take pride in where your food comes from, that’s why we control the complete supply chain from paddock to plate.  We are searching for an equally enthusiastic Farm Manager who understands the importance of our land and animals.  

 

Contact Graeme Wills from ADNL for a confidential discussion or for more details.
Mobile – 0472 831 322 or via email graeme.willis@adnl.com.au

 

Chris & Sam Greenwood 

Organic Farm Trainee or 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 – greenwoodag@hotmail.com

Heidi Marks – Marook Farms

A Biodynamic Mixed farm in Mid-NSW

Heidi and family are looking at the next iteration of their certified biodynamic  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 including cheese making facility.  Now the world is your oyster and there are many different opportunities that are possible, including horticulture, local processing and poultry or livestock.

Contact Heidi today on 02 6550 4439 for a conversation

 

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

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
  •  Interested in organic and regenerative farm systems?
  •  Knowledge and understanding of farming systems advantageous
  •  Ability to drive better environmental practices and farm management systems
  •  Technically competent using on farm technology
WORK ATTRIBUTES
  •  Positive work and career outcomes
  •  Visionary for the future of the organic sector
  •  Animal health and managed expertise
  • Practical and mechanical experience always valued
  • Understanding of organic standards and audits
ORGANIC CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
** Is your farm or business looking for your next Farm Manager, Worker or Intern?   Are you keen to include your opportunity here?

Contact us HERE to place you add.  For ORICoop members it’s free with your subscription.  Or $50 for non-members plus through our media channels

There are many ways you can explore a career working in
Organic & Regenerative Agriculture

Organic Producer Scholarships – ORICoop 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 are funded by businesses, organisations and people across the organic industry.

Apply HERE (scholarships are pending funding).  Full Scholarship details are HERE

If you are interested in joining our network of organic and biodynamic producers – Join ORICoop today

 

Have you thought of WWOOFing your way around Australia?   A few hours work in exchange for Board and Lodgings while experiencing a bunch of different farms, travelling and learning some new skills and meeting wonderful producers.

REGISTER here to WWOOF your way around Australia on organic farms this Summer