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We are Jealous Fruits

Family Owned and Operated

For over 100 years, our family has been growing cherries and offering employment opportunities in the Okanagan Valley. While we have changed names, our commitment to growing the finest cherries, and being a great place to work remains priority.

Since 1990, Jealous Fruits has been growing a wide variety of cherries now totalling over 1,000 acres throughout the Thompson-Okanagan. We have seasonal job opportunities every summer, employing Canadians and visitors from around the world.

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If We're Jealous,
You're Jealous.

Earn a Competitive Wage with One of the Longest Picking Seasons in the Okanagan Valley

Earn a competitive wage while helping us pick, pack, and ship our cherries around the globe. Our harvest season runs from early July to late August or early September (6-8 weeks). Because of the scale of our operations, we are able to offer one of the longest picking seasons in the Okanagan Valley.

Work Here

Come Join Us for the

If you're interested in traveling to BC to pick cherries for the summer, we invite you to join us for an unforgettable experience. Our seasonal positions offer the opportunity to work alongside people from around the world, all while enjoying the beautiful Okanagan Valley. Backpackers can work with us from approximately July 20 to August 31, and we offer competitive wages, training and support, and a positive work environment.

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Stay Here

We Offer Comfortable Living Facilities for Staff

We offer comfortable facilities that include shaded camping areas for our BackPackers with space for tenting , trailers or vans – whichever you prefer.  We provide common kitchen areas, hot showers, private toilets and laundry facilities.  We welcome Backpackers from across Canada or through the Working Holiday Visa program or other work permits for traveling visitors.  To see more info about our staff amenities or to find out how to apply – click below

Reach For Global Opportunities

Join Our Team as a
Temporary Foreign Worker

We hire many Temporary Foreign Workers through participation in the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (SAWP) with Mexico and Jamaica. We also bring in workers under the Agricutlural Stream Program for workers from Guatemala, Mexico, Jamaica, Peru, South Africa and other countries.

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Find Your Roots
in Our Family Tree

Join One of Canada's Largest Cherry Producers

If you’re looking for a seasonal work for the upcoming 2023 season, check out our job opportunities and apply today. Being one of the largest cherry producers in Canada, Jealous Fruits offers a wide variety of positions, from piece rate work to supervisory roles. With enough experience these positions can lead to a full time career within our company.

Be Jealous

What we really mean is... Join Jealous. Here's Why:
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Competitive Wages

Earn a competitive wage while meeting people from around the world and experiencing the Okanagan

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Career Growth

We provide training and opportunities for career development

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Modern Facilities

Our new state of the art packing plant provides a comfortable and safe working environment

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Staff Perks

We offer great staff amenitities and facilities, Learn more about what it's like to stay here.

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Great Work Environment

Employees are part of a positive and supportive team culture, fostering collaboration and teamwork

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Impactful Work

Play a crucial role in cherry industry, providing fresh, high-quality cherries to markets around the world

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