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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!!!

The Big Carrot is Hiring!

Part Time Dispensary Consultant-Toronto ON

Job Summary

The main responsibility of the Wholistic Dispensary Consultant is to provide excellent customer service using their product knowledge, expertise in their field of study, engaged customer interaction and positive attitude.

Job Duties

  • Provide a prompt, pleasant and educated customer service experience.
  • Apply consultation experience to assess customer’s requirements, active listening, educated product information and balanced closing sales techniques.
  • Maintains up-to-date and clear communication and professional relationships with other staff as well as the Wellness Managers and Supervisors via all modes of communication (e.g. verbally, staff log, etc.)
  • Process point of sales transactions quickly, accurately and efficiently.
  • Stock products and perform other required duties in times of low customer traffic.
  • Follow department cleanliness requirements.
  • All other duties as required by the Wellness Manager and Supervisors. 
  • Skills/Attributes Required:
  • Customer service oriented attitude, leads by example.
  • Organized, consistently follows through on commitments.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple demands.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of supplements a requirement (e.g. general uses, relation to health conditions, brands)
  • Certification or diploma in Nutrition / Wholistic Health (e.g. ND, Homeopathy, Herbalist, TCM etc.) required.
  • Naturopathic students in Year 2 or above also qualify.
  • Previous experience working as a natural health care consultant or clinical practitioner is an asset
  • Training, knowledge and/or awareness of Canadian Organic Standards, genetically engineered organisms, and food security is an asset.

 

 

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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