CCFM Market Assistant (Part-Time)
marketumbrella.org, the non-profit that operates the Crescent City Farmers Market, seeks a part-time Market Assistant to help with the preparation, set-up, staffing, and breakdown of its weekly, year-round, open-air farmers markets. Position is available immediately.
The Market Assistant will work between 15 and 20 hours per week as part of a team that coordinates the year-round, Crescent City Farmers Market in New Orleans. The primary responsibility is to assist in the market preparation, the physical set-up and breakdown of the markets, to staff the welcome both, to accept payment for market tokens and to serve as a resource for market shoppers. If hired, the assistant may also be asked to assist with special events, community outreach and other projects determined by the Market Manager and Associate Director, and to serve as back-up relief for existing market personnel. Please note that this position requires some physical labor, early morning hours (on Tuesdays & Saturdays) and working outdoors, even during inclement weather. Must be available to work the following schedule: Tuesdays 7:00 am – 2pm, Wednesdays 11am – 7pm, Thursdays 1pm – 8pm and Saturdays from 6:00 am – 1pm.
An ideal candidate will have excellent cash handling skills, be highly organized, detail-oriented and able to multi-task, exhibit excellent analytical and communication skills, and share our love for public markets, local food and fun! Cash handling or retail experience required. Must be dependable. Pay is commensurate with experience.
More information on our markets and organization is available at crescentcityfarmersmarket.org and marketumbrella.org. Please send a resume and cover email to Kira McAllister Norris, Business Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or in-person visits please. Email submissions only!