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Mobile Market Seasonal Positions

Arcadia is hiring seasonal, part-time market managers and associates.

Arcadia is a small but growing organization, and the right candidate will have the opportunity to grow with us and become an integral part of the Mobile Market program. 

The right candidate will be able to combine a passion for building a strong, local and sustainable food system with the practical skills and experience listed below.   

The Mobile Market season runs mid-May through mid-November 2022. There are eight market locations in total with teams running eight markets each week. Operations run Wednesday through Saturday weekly. Shifts will include a combination of weekday mornings, afternoons, evenings, and Saturdays.

Priority will be given to candidates able to commit to at least 15 hours each week.  

Market Managers:  Market Managers will oversee program implementation from market preparation to operation, from personnel management to recordkeeping all while embodying the intentions of the program and setting the tone for the market space. Managers are encouraged to bring their strengths to market, supporting them as community gathering spaces for accessing local farm fresh food, learning, sharing and relationship-building and effectively delegate tasks to meet operational goals.  Managers will have skills in strategic problem-solving, taking initiative, and delegating tasks, be organized and reliable, and able to perform in a fast-paced environment with competing demands.

Market Associates:  Market Associates are the frontline staff for the market.  Shifts may include inventory and portioning items for sale, loading/unloading deliveries, preparing online orders for customer pick up, and maintaining the kitchen protocols.  Market associates will be responsible for set up and breakdown, restocking items for sale, fielding customers inquiries at market as well as financial transactions (cashier duties).

View the Full Job Descriptions HERE.

Compensation:

Apply: We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Staff orientation/training will commence mid-May.  Email your resume and cover letter to  mobilemarket@arcadiafood.org.

 

Community Farm Market & Outreach Coordinator:

Arcadia is hiring a part-time Community Farm Market & Outreach Coordinator to help establish a weekly fresh food market on the grounds of the new Hybla Valley Community Center in Alexandria. 

The market will be an affordable access point for Arcadia’s weekly harvest as well as products produced by Arcadia’s network of veteran farmers. Equally as important, it will be a place for backyard and community garden growers to sell, barter, or share their products with their neighborhood and community.

Pay: $20/hour
Hours: 16 hours/week
Work Locations:

  • Hybla Valley Community Center: 7950 Audubon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22306
  • Arcadia Farm Headquarters: 5399 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Alexandria, VA 22039

Start date: As soon as possible
End Date: June 2024 (with possible extension)

How to Apply: View the Full Job Description HERE. Applications accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled. Send a resume, cover letter, and the name, email and/or phone number of three references with the subject line “Community Farm Market & Outreach Coordinator” to Info@arcadiafood.org

 

Administrative Manager:

Join Arcadia’s team as the new Administrative Manager. This is a hybrid position (2 days/week in the office, 3 days/week work from home) helping to keep a busy food & agriculture nonprofit on track, on time, and communicating internally with clarity, respect, and enthusiasm. This position is part of the executive team, working closely with the executive director, and supporting all programs as necessary. Lots of room for creativity and growth. Bring us your best self, and make us better!

Hours: Full Time, 40 hours per week. Occasional weekend work with compensatory time off. 

Compensation: $40,000 annually

How to Apply: View the Full Job Description HERE. Applications accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled. Send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to
Info@arcadiafood.org

Send a resume, cover letter, and the name, email and/or phone number of three references with the subject line “Administrative Manager:Your Name” to Info@arcadiafood.org

 

Mobile Market Seasonal Positions

Arcadia is hiring seasonal, part-time market managers and associates.

Arcadia is a small but growing organization, and the right candidate will have the opportunity to grow with us and become an integral part of the Mobile Market program. 

The right candidate will be able to combine a passion for building a strong, local and sustainable food system with the practical skills and experience listed below.   

The Mobile Market season runs mid-May through mid-November 2022. There are eight market locations in total with teams running eight markets each week. Operations run Wednesday through Saturday weekly. Shifts will include a combination of weekday mornings, afternoons, evenings, and Saturdays.

Priority will be given to candidates able to commit to at least 15 hours each week.  

Market Managers:  Market Managers will oversee program implementation from market preparation to operation, from personnel management to recordkeeping all while embodying the intentions of the program and setting the tone for the market space. Managers are encouraged to bring their strengths to market, supporting them as community gathering spaces for accessing local farm fresh food, learning, sharing and relationship-building and effectively delegate tasks to meet operational goals.  Managers will have skills in strategic problem-solving, taking initiative, and delegating tasks, be organized and reliable, and able to perform in a fast-paced environment with competing demands.

Market Associates:  Market Associates are the frontline staff for the market.  Shifts may include inventory and portioning items for sale, loading/unloading deliveries, preparing online orders for customer pick up, and maintaining the kitchen protocols.  Market associates will be responsible for set up and breakdown, restocking items for sale, fielding customers inquiries at market as well as financial transactions (cashier duties).

View the Full Job Descriptions HERE.

Compensation:

Apply: We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Staff orientation/training will commence mid-May.  Email your resume and cover letter to  mobilemarket@arcadiafood.org.

Arcadia is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on account of race, age, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, or religion or otherwise as may be prohibited by federal and state law.

 

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Please see our Vounteer Opportunities page for other ways to get involved with Arcadia.

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