Egg Farmers of Canada
Egg Farmers of Canada employees during the organization's annual general meeting   (Photo credit: Trevor Lush)

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2019):

Here are some of the reasons why Egg Farmers of Canada was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2019):

  • Egg Farmers of Canada maintains regular communication with employees through the organization's intranet and newsletter, and hosts an annual Staff Conference Day to discuss the year's achievements and upcoming business -- last year's conference included a town hall with the CEO, cross-departmental discussion groups and volunteer activities with local charities
  • Egg Farmers of Canada supports employees with young families, providing maternity leave top-up payments for employees who are new mothers (to 70% of salary for up to 2 weeks) and parental top-up for new mothers, fathers and adoptive parents (up to 15 weeks)
  • Egg Farmers of Canada is an active member of the community, donating a half-million eggs to school breakfast programs annually through a national partnership with Breakfast Club of Canada -- the organization also donates more than 1.5 million eggs to Food Banks Canada, a partnership that spans more than 20 years
Egg Farmers of Canada employees at a Warm Up event  

Highlights

Industry Business associations
Established in Canada 1972
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 57
Average age of employees in Canada 43 years
Longest serving employee 36 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 36 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, leadership training, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 2 paid days)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2019):

Here are some of the reasons why Egg Farmers of Canada was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2019):

  • Egg Farmers of Canada hires interns and co-op students through local college and university programs as well as providing summer student opportunities -- in addition to reaching out to the younger generation, these placements help current staff without direct reports develop their management skills
  • Beyond the foundational programs and initiatives that give young staff at Egg Farmers of Canada an exceptional amount of ownership towards their projects, many also have the opportunity to travel as part of their work, contribute to multidisciplinary teams and become directly engaged in the organization's commitment to giving back
  • Egg Farmers of Canada manages a national young farmer program, aimed at helping the next generation of egg industry leaders grow knowledge and hone the skills they need to thrive and contribute meaningfully in leadership positions -- with close to 50 alumni across Canada, the program offers tailored training sessions and activities and establishes a forum for discussion and a platform for future growth
Egg Farmers of Canada employees volunteering to paint housing for seniors  

Highlights

Industry Business associations
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 57
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Career development in-house training, leadership training
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

The Career Directory

Egg Farmers of Canada has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Egg Farmers of Canada employees taking part in a breakout discussion

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Business associations
Full-time employees in Canada 50 to 100
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, in-house training, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Starting salary $45K to $50K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 2 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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