Boulder County Farmers Markets (BCFM) is hiring a part-time Food Access Coordinator to work at their Boulder Farmers Markets. This position will pay $15 per hour with 20 to 30 hours of work during market season (April through November).
We are seeking an energetic and talented individual who is capable of working independently and as a team, able to multi-task and handle a wide variety of job responsibilities. Ideal candidate should have a passion for food access issues and local food, speak fluent Spanish and English, enjoy working in a team and independently, and thrive in a physical work environment in all weather conditions. Good customer service skills are a must.
The Food Access Coordinator will be the primary contact at the famers market for SNAP and WIC recipients. Job responsibilities include monitoring and overseeing SNAP redemption and matching dollars distribution, overseeing WIC voucher distribution, set-up and breakdown of market booth, data entry and managing Double Up Food Bucks and WIC surveys. The Food Access Coordinator will do community outreach to promote Double Up Food Bucks and the WIC farmers market programs. Community outreach will include tabling at community events and community partner organizations and seeking out innovative ways to advertise the Double Up Food Bucks and WIC programs. The Food access coordinator will manage the Double Up Food Buck Ambassador Program. This will include scheduling of volunteers to work at the market, training of volunteers, and distributing incentives to volunteers.
Reports directly to Operations Manager
Wages and Benefits
This is an un-benefited, part-time position, 20-30 hours per week, $15/hr.
For questions and to apply contact Elyse at firstname.lastname@example.org
Reports to: Operations Manager
Position Structure/Timing: Part-Time Seasonal / Hourly
This is a seasonal position typically starting in April and ending in early November. Exact start and end dates are determined by the Operations Manager and will be agreed upon at the time of hire. Market operation hours are expected to range from 20 to 25 hours a week. The Coordinator could expect to work an additional 10 to 15 support hours as needed, but never to exceed 40 hours a week.
Compensation: $11-$13/hr., depending on experience.
Summary of Position:
The Market Coordinator, under direction from the Operations Manager, handles day-to-day operations associated with operating the Denver Farmers Market(s). The Market Coordinator is the face of the market to customers and vendors. He/she manages their staff and participates to organize materials prior to the market, lay out vendor placement, set up and breakdown the BCFM booth, conduct all opening and closing activities, enforce market rules and regulations, provide a safe environment, and ensure customer service standards are met.
Essential functions- Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
o Manage market operations to budget
o Participate in monthly review of budget performance with Operations Manager
o Submit necessary permitting on time
o Coordinate with contractors for trash and bathroom service and other services required
o Organize POS, cash drawers, merchandise, staff schedules, and supplies prior to market day
o Create vendor maps for each market and update weekly
o Set-up and break-down market including POS and data connection
o Schedule and manage musicians, market guest schedule and community group schedule
o Display, sell, and track merchandise inventory
o Schedule and manage volunteers at each market
o Enforce Rules and Regulations
o Compare vendor product to list provided at application
o Participate in Denver community development as directed by the OperationsManager
Skills and Attributes: A Market Coordinator…
Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise market staff, interns, and/or volunteers
Equipment to be Used: Computer (desktop, laptop, and tablet), wireless devices, scanner, digital camera, printers, copier, mobile phone
Typical Physical Demands: Some use of computer, lifting up to 45lbs.
Working Conditions: Work environment includes outdoor markets, office, markets, and occasional farm visits. Early morning starts on market days. Markets are rain-or-shine in open-air environments. Temperatures can range from sub-freezing to wet to over 100 degrees and direct sun. Must be able to work 10-12 hours on market days. The Coordinator is expected to know how to dress appropriately for variable conditions and ensure the same of their staff. The Coordinator is expected to commit to the full season (May – October) of the Denver Market.
Please email Elyse Wood at email@example.com with your resume, three references and cover letter.
Boulder County Farmers Markets (BCFM) is looking for seasonal market staff for our Boulder and Longmont Farmers Markets. We are seeking energetic and talented individuals who are capable of working independently and as a team, able to multi-task and handle a wide variety of job responsibilities. Ideal candidates should have a passion for local food, be reliable and timely, and thrive in a physical work environment in all weather conditions.
Market Staff will assist in everything from setting up the market in the morning to breaking it down at the end of the day. This includes staffing our market information booth, selling merchandise, communicating with vendors and customers, managing our Eco-Cycle program, and general market activities. Additional opportunities for leadership exist and may be tailored to applicants experience, interest or expertise.
Reports directly to Boulder Market Coordinator, Maya Yakobi or Longmont Market Coordinator, Genevieve Gross and Operations Manager, Elyse Wood.
Wages and Benefits
This is a part-time position, 10-18 hours per week, $10.20-11/hr depending on experience.
Send resume and cover letter to Elyse at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested. Please indicate if you are interested in the Boulder or Longmont position.