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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 temporary and flexible information tent support team shifts 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

Available shift hours (flexible hours available):

  • Wednesdays: 7am to 3pm (8 hours)
  • Sundays: 7am to 3pm (8 hours)
  • Tuesday or Thursday office hours TBD

Pay: $20/hr

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 temporary and flexible information tent support team shifts to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Application Deadline
    November 30, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Entry level
Compensation
USD $20 - USD $22
/ hour
Up to 16 hours a week

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

On-site
San Francisco, CA, USA

How to Apply

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

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

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