Plenty of people can't work right now. However, Canada's jobs in the food industry need to be filled. Luckily there are still a lot of employment opportunities for anyone looking to make some money during this time.

The country's agriculture and food sector is looking for people to fill vacancies in farms, food, and beverage manufacturing capacities.

There are even job postings specifically for students, who will need to look for work while they are collecting the Canada Emergency Student Benefit.

If you're interested in providing a much-needed essential service during this time, you can apply online in a number of ways.

Jobs are posted on the government's Job Bank, as well as Agcareers, Agrijobs, and careersinfood.com.

There are also provincial resources, so you can find a job in your specific region. 

A number of Ontario farms have postings for general workers on Job Bank. There are also a lot of jobs in the seafood processing sector, which the Prime Minister has indicated needs more help than ever.

If it all seems a little bit intimidating, you can access free courses from Food Processing Skills Canada to get information on how you can get certifications and training for the food industry.

If you've been spending time making bread at home and want to do it on a professional level, you can look for jobs with Canada Bread.

Maple Leaf is also hiring in a number of positions across the country, including general labour and production workers.

Cavendish is on the lookout for farm labourers, truck drivers, and equipment operators.

In addition to these jobs, there are also listing in the volunteer sector, which would be helpful for students looking to earn up to $5000 toward their tuition.

Food banks, as well as organizations like the Red Cross and United Way are in need of volunteers. There are even virtual volunteer opportunities available for people who are staying at home.

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