About Dairy Farmers of Ontario

Dairy Farmers of Ontario is the marketing group for the largest sector of Ontario agriculture and is proudly owned and operated by Ontario's dairy farm families. We’re a non-profit organization, representing approximately 3,500 Ontario dairy farms.

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Why work with us?

Dairy Farmers of Ontario offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package that ensures the health and wellness of its employees. Our environment encourages work/life balance and provides opportunities for professional development.

What we do

We currently employ almost 100 people, 80% of whom work at our head office in Mississauga, Ontario, with the remainder working in home offices across the province. Our team comprises of Finance, IT, Economics, Operations, Marketing, Communications, Government Relations, Legal, HR and Administrative Services.

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Our core values

Leadership 

We lead by committing to continuous personal and organizational development.

Respect

We listen, accept differences and work together.

Trust 

We create, build and maintain trust by being honest, open and transparent. 

Integrity

We are consistent in our actions and values. 

Teamwork 

We help each other succeed through collaboration.

Fairness 

We ensure equitable application of rules and benefits. 

Accountability

We hold ourselves and each other responsible for delivering results.

Current opportunities

Committee Support Specialist

The milk marketing boards of Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario work together to pool revenues from all milk sales and harmonize elements under the Eastern Canadian Milk Pooling Agreement (P5 Agreement). For dairy producers, milk pooling agreements are a way of managing the financial risks associated with the trends in domestic markets.  The Canadian Dairy Commission administers these agreements on behalf of the dairy sector.

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Senior Economist

The Senior Economist role is a newly created position providing market, policy, and technical expertise in the development and implementation of provincial and national dairy policy. Acting as a subject matter expert, the ideal candidate will continually provide valuable input on policy and discern market opportunities.
 

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Dairy Educator

Dairy Farmers of Ontario is looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic individuals who exhibit flexibility in an ever-changing environment. The ideal candidates will possess strong knowledge of the dairy industry and have experience working with children in a classroom setting.

Dairy educators are responsible for the promotion, coordination, and implementation of the local dairy education program in a specified region. Dairy educators create and conduct live and/or virtual school presentations to elementary level students on various dairy-related topics. The dairy education program offers opportunities to grow through training and new challenges. It is anticipated the dairy educator would work four to five days per week throughout the school year.

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General applications

Would you like to be considered for opportunities as they become available? Submit your application for future consideration. We encourage you to check back frequently to learn about current vacancies and to apply directly to a specific position.

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