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Australia & New Zealand Farm Work
It's not too late to apply to work down under this fall!
Gain practical experience and a global understanding of agriculture or horticulture by working with a primary producer overseas. Add international experience to your resume!
Cropping, dairy and sheep farms have openings for young Canadian farmers for September and October. Choose Australia or New Zealand.
Work full-time on a farm for 4-12 months. Depart in September or October; later if you have extensive machinery operating experience on grain farms.
International Rural Exchange hosts offer paid positions with work permits and accommodation arranged.
Travel & see the country on weekends and holidays. Co-op work experience hours can be earned. Holiday time is negotiable with host.
Enjoy the experience of a lifetime - begin lifelong friendships, explore different farming practices, see the world.
Duties & Responsibilities
Farm labour for day-to-day tasks involved in primary cropping or livestock production. Trainees choose the type of operation they wish to work on: dairy, crop, sheep, swine, beef, etc. The type of farm placement will determine the duties. Duties might include milking, feeding, branding, cleaning barns, livestock health care, tractor work, seeding, harvesting, truck driving, fencing, farm and yard maintenance, etc.
IRE Canada arranges a full-time job where accommodations are arranged by the host farm / operation owner, allowing first-hand insight into the agricultural practices and culture of the host country.
Departure Dates are flexible according to the schedule of the applicant and the requirements of the host employer. Departures are available almost year-round.
Seasonal Full-Time Work is available in Australia, New Zealand, Netherlands, France, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Ireland, United Kingdom, United States or Japan. International Rural Exchange (IRE) Canada partners with more than 20 overseas organizations to receive and place young farmers with agricultural and horticultural hosts around the world.
Ask IRE Canada about other country and placement type options as well.
Applicants must be:
- 18-30 years of age
- in good physical and mental health
- flexible & open-minded
- experienced or educated in their field of interest (minimum one year)
- a valid driver's license
- a good work ethic
- a sense of adventure
- genuine interest in agriculture
Start Up Costs
International Rural Exchange Canada programs are self-funding.
Costs include administration, medical travel insurance, work permit fees and airfare.
Participant earnings usually cover costs to participate and provide additional funds to travel on days off,
pending destination and duration of stay. See application package for details.
A deposit is required at completion of application, but full-payment of program fees is due only when a placement has been accepted.
International Rural Exchange Canada (IREC) offers overseas work experience to young Canadians interested in agriculture, horticulture, beekeeping, oenology and other related fields.
Applicants ages 18-30 are invited to apply for work placements ranging in duration from 4-12 months. Experience or education in the chosen work is necessary. Paid employment, a work permit and accommodation is arranged.
IREC provides a fantastic opportunity for cultural exchange, global understanding and time-off to explore. Travel and work in Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Austria, Ireland, Japan, the UK or the USA.
International Rural Exchange Canada (IREC) is a non-profit Canadian organization run by a volunteer board of host families and former participants, assisted by knowledgeable and committed staff. IREC is a Recognized Organization of International Experience Canada. IREC has over 30 years experience arranging global experiences for young agricultural applicants and their host employers.
Request application form from http://www.irecanada.ca/outbound.html
Call or email: 1-306-489-4407 firstname.lastname@example.org
During the application process, you will be asked to supply a resume and 2 applicable work-related references.