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Farmers' Market Information Tent Support/Food Relief Distribution

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San Francisco’s iconic Heart of the City Farmers’ Market, an independent, non-profit, farmer-operated farmers’ market at the UN Plaza since 1981, seeks a reliable candidate for information tent support to support the nation's largest farmers' market food access program.

Responsibilities:

  • Farmers’ market information tent customer service and line management in a fast-paced, high-volume retail environment
  • Processing high-volume credit card and CalFresh EBT card payments to assist farmers’ market customers to purchase market tokens and vouchers to spend with vendors
  • Assisting with critical food relief distribution to address rising food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting the nation’s largest farmers’ market food access program to distribute over $2 million in food assistance each year to San Francisco’s most vulnerable residents in the form of tokens and vouchers to buy additional produce from small farmers
  • Providing orientations for new customers and answering customer questions about the market
  • Alerting security guards and managers to security issues via radio to diffuse confrontations without anger or violence in a high-crime neighborhood
  • Must be able to remain neutral and calm in challenging interactions with customers
  • Farmers market is open rain or shine including most holidays
  • Requires working outside under a canopy tent in all weather conditions
  • Consistent and reliable attendance is required
  • Bilingual Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Russian, Arabic, or Spanish preferred

Shift hours:

  • Wednesdays: 7am to 3:30pm
  • Sundays: 7am to 3:30pm

San Francisco’s iconic Heart of the City Farmers’ Market, an independent, non-profit, farmer-operated farmers’ market at the UN Plaza since 1981, seeks a reliable candidate for information tent support to support the nation's largest farmers…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Part Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
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    August 18, 2022
  • Experience Level
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    Entry level
Compensation
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Up to USD $20
/ hour

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Russian, Arabic, or Spanish preferred

Bilingual Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Russian, Arabic, or Spanish preferred

Location

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On-site
San Francisco, CA, USA

How to Apply

Please email cover letter and resume to steve@hotcfarmersmarket.org.

Please email cover letter and resume to steve@hotcfarmersmarket.org.

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