Senior Farm Assistant / Voluntary Youth/Children’s Worker, Parish of Shannon-Foxton
Anglican Diocese of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand
10d ago

There is a unique and interesting opportunity for a dedicated dairy farmer wanting to combine paid work with voluntary youth and / or children’s ministry.

The farming role is permanent and full time. The voluntary youth and / or children’s ministry role is very part-time and extremely well-

supported. The full advert is on the Farm Source website click here. There is the possibility of another full time Farm Assistant role too, which may suit a spouse or older child of the main applicant.

This role is on a family farm on the edge of Shannon, milking 400 (peak) cows through a modern 35 ASHB. You will be required to assist and manage day to day operation of the farm.

Accommodation available is a four bedroom spacious house on the farm. Current roster is 50 hours, single rotation, 12 on 2 off.

Competitive remuneration by negotiation, depending on experience.

It is essential that you have a current full NZ driving licence and experience driving both two and four wheel motorbikes.

Candidates require at least two years dairy farming experience.

We offer a supportive and positive work environments with varied training opportunities, both in the paid farm role and in the voluntary ministry role.

We like to encourage development of potential in staff and support for career pathways.

Ideally, this position would suit a family person or somebody who values and understands our family environment.

  • If you wish to liaise about any aspect of this role then please do not hesitate to email sharonhumphrey with queries;
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