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Tour Guide/Teambuilding Host

closing
Sep 15, 2015
posted
Sep 2, 2015
company
Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farm

This is a Fun fall job on a Pumpkin Farm!

Time frame: Sept 15-November 1, 2015

ROP: $12-$17/hour

What is Agri-tourism on a pumpkin farm?

Its a huge adventure! Tourists, company picnics groups, families and school kids visit a working Pumpkin Farm, buy corn stalk shocks and pumpkins, enjoy local entertainment, participate in activities including scarecrow making, team-building, puppet shows, corn maze puzzle solving, Farmer Olympics, selfie with a Goat, shop in a country store, or eat a field to fork dinner – in the field! Agri-tourism, although new, is a rapidly growing industry in Alberta.

Your mission?

Help hundreds of farm visitors escape the stresses of traffic, the office and day to day home life to spend a day, or just a few hours, having fun on a sustainable local farm.

Parents have recently realized that it’s important for their children to know how food is grown. Children need to know that pumpkins come from a farm field, eggs come from a chicken – not a carton, and you can eat edible flowers! Have fun showing them life on a farm!

What does an Agri-Tourism Guide do?

Meeting and greeting members of their tour, co-ordinating on-farm experience, being enthusiastic and helpful at all times, learn about our farm and how food grows, calmly dealing with emergencies (ie a cut finger from the corn leaves), drive a tractor, help with the pumpkin harvest.

Are you … ?

  • passionate about the outdoors?
  • adventurous?
  • a person with good communication skills?
  • organised?
  • a peoples’ person?
  • friendly, patient and easy going?
  • calm under pressure?
  • able to control groups of people?
  • physically strong and fit?
  • responsible?
  • have a driver's license?

This job is for you. Learn more >Pumpkin Farm Tour Guide Details

Apply today>Online Application