WELCOME TO JEALOUS FRUITS
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.
If We'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.
Come Join Us for the
ULTIMATE Summer Job
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.
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.
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.
What we really mean is... Join Jealous. Here's Why:
Earn a competitive wage while meeting people from around the world and experiencing the Okanagan
We provide training and opportunities for career development
Our new state of the art packing plant provides a comfortable and safe working environment
Great Work Environment
Employees are part of a positive and supportive team culture, fostering collaboration and teamwork
Play a crucial role in cherry industry, providing fresh, high-quality cherries to markets around the world