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Career Opportunities

What can you do as a trained herbalist?

Career opportunities for Practical Herbalist graduates:

  • Facilitate herbal workshops
  • Work in the health and wellness retail sector
  • Grow, maintain and harvest your own herbal garden
  • Support friends and family with herbal remedies for common ailments
  • Facilitate local plant identification walks

 

Career opportunities for Master Herbalist graduates:

  • Create herbal preparations
  • Write herbal articles, blog posts
  • Support your community with herbal remedies for more complex pathologies
  • Manage a dispensary
  • Facilitate herbal and nutrition seminars
  • Consulting services for herbal companies

*Plus any of the career options listed under the Practical herbalist graduates

 

Career options for Clinical Herbalist graduates

  • Work in an integrative clinic
  • Open your own practice to assist clients with health issues
  • Create courses and teach at a herbal school
  • Herbal medicine and plant advocacy at the local and national levels

*Plus any of the career options listed under the Practical and Master

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Herbal Job Postings

Our team curates current job postings and opportunities within the herb world & the realm of natural health. Check back often for updates!!!

Gaia Garden Herbals is Hiring!

Store Manager P/T - Vancouver BC

We are a Herbal Retail store and sell Organic bulk herbs, teas, medicinal creams and oils. As well as Essential Oils and custom formulas. We have been in business for 28 years and have a very good reputation in the herbal world.

Duties:
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • cashier duties
  • Formulating and dispensing teas, tinctures and oil blends for clients
  • Making Gaia Garden products such as creams, salves, oil blends, etc
  • Making teas, Filling bulk herb Jars and filling herb orders
  • Available to work on Saturday or Sunday and Monday
Requirements:
  • Must have an excellent working knowledge of herbals, nutraceuticals, vitamins and minerals
  • One year retail sales experience
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Proven sales ability in a natural health and wellness environment is an asset
  • Must have taken at least one course in herbal medicine or have a lot of experience using Herbal Medicine.

Part-time hours: 8-16 per week

Expected start date: 2021-04-19

Benefits: Store discount

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General Manager, Wild Rose College

Full Time, Remote

General Manager, Wild Rose College

Listed on April 15, 2021

Wild Rose College is currently recruiting for the position of General Manager to lead the College into 2021 and beyond.

After 2.5 years of leadership and management, our current GM is transitioning out of her role in order to occupy a different role within the organization. This is a full-time, remote work position with plenty of opportunity for the right individual. If you are looking for the next step in your career and want to be involved with Canada’s leading provider of herbal education, with a thriving team and thousands of students, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities

Working closely with the Direction & Owners, the General Manager is responsible for the daily, monthly, and yearly planning and execution at the College. The responsibilities of this position include:

-Educational system management & student retention strategies

-Ability & competence in ongoing development of Human Resources (vacation policy, health benefits, employment packages) & Career Development (training opportunities, ongoing and timely reviews, direct feedback)

-Direct management of a team of 15 employees, contractors, and interns

-Overseeing the Administrative Department, the Marketing & Communications Department, the Education Department, and Technology

-Decision making, mentorship, guidance, and providing alignment based on metrics, budget, team flow, and student requests

-Maintenance and development of networking connections with the herbal community, course creators, instructors, and organizations

-Planning and launch of new initiatives, projects, and updated materials

-Maintaining a high level of professionalism and communication expertise in ensuring all departments remain connected at all times

-Keeping a close pulse on the herbal community, events, trends, and discussions

-Commitment to procedures, processes, guidelines, and calculated decisions

-Ability to adapt and change course while providing cohesive leadership

-Project management and scheduling of staff, events, course releases, and calendar

Job requirements

-Management & Business Administration experience 5+ years

-Demonstrated ability to work independently and in team settings

-Ability to manage and work with staff, direction, interns and contractors

-Proficiency at project management

-Proven leader, mentor, and administrator

-Impeccable communication style both written and spoken

-High level and integrity, confidentiality

-Ability to proactively delegate the right tasks to the right people at the right time

-High proficiency and experience with Google Drive, WordPress, LMS, Mailchimp, Trello, CRM, Dropbox, Zoom, and other platforms

-Strong demonstrated ability with social media platforms and online marketing

-Strong attention to detail with ability to see with perspective & the ‘big picture’

-Ability to compassionately and confidently handle hirings, leaves, vacations, absences, contracts, and terminations

-Candidates considered for the position live and work on the land now known as Canada. Our staff are currently distributed between BC, AB, MA, ON, and QC & acknowledge we live and work on unceded Indigenous territory.

Compensation package

Pay scale: $52,000 to $68,000 per year based on experience.

35h per week during regular business hours. Some evenings and weekends may be required during special events. $1,500 a year in flexible health & lifestyle spending, $1,200 a year in phone & computer allowance, paid vacations & statutory holidays. Paid career development & training opportunities. Work from home & some travel may be required for special events.

Wild Rose College invites people of all backgrounds to apply. We welcome applicants of under-represented communities to be considered for this role based on qualifications.

To apply: send cover letter and resume to Marie White, General Manager at [email protected]

Only candidates considered for the role will be contacted for an interview.

This listing will remain open until the position has been filled. We thank all that apply and wish you the best of luck.

In health,

the Wild Rose team

Internship Openings

Check back here often for updates and to explore internship and volunteer opportunities within herbalist guilds and associations, herbal conferences, Wild Rose College, and the herbal community at large.

Wild Rose College Internship

Online

We accept interns at Wild Rose Herbal College. Work for trade or earn credits and learn practical skills in the company of esteemed herbalists. Contact us at [email protected] for more info and write ‘Internship’ in your subject line.

Note that we may not find immediate placement for you. However, we appreciate your application and will contact you when intern positions open. ~Botanical blessings from the Wild Rose team