Village Market Kitchen Assistant

TO APPLY:  Submit a resume and cover letter, or a Janus application to Caitlin Keitel, c/o Village Market, 707 NE Couch St., Portland, OR 97232 or by e-mail to ckeitel@janusyouth.org.
Beginning wage is $11.25 /hour. Ineligible for benefits except those required by law.
Expected schedule is - Monday 8am -11am; Wednesday 8am-11am; Friday 8am – 11am  (9 hours a week)

Summary:

Village Market is a non-profit, community-designed and operated, healthy corner grocery store in the heart of New Columbia in North Portland.  Village Market strives to build community, promote health, offer fresh and healthy produce, grocery and prepared food items. Village Market has been operating for 7 years and is an exciting opportunity to work for a growing business in the dynamic North Portland community.

The Kitchen Assistant position will be responsible for a full range of activities within the kitchen, with the primary responsibility of daily sandwich production and packaging.  Other tasks may include: daily preparation of Village Market prepared food items; quick and efficient fruit, vegetable, baked good preparation; safe use of professional meat slicer, stocking shelves and rotating kitchen inventory; tagging items and making signs; washing and sanitizing dishes; supporting the prepared foods deli program; and maintaining a safe and positive environment in the market.

We ask that applicants be available for interview on 9/21 or 9/22. If hired, mandatory new hire orientation will be held 9/27-28, plus additional training in the kitchen on 10/2 and 10/9. Regular Monday, Wednesday, Friday schedule will begin 10/11.

 

Shift Lead - Village Market

Submit a resume and cover letter to Ryan Schoonover, c/o Village Market, 707 NE Couch St., Portland, OR 97232 or by e-mail to rschoonover@janusyouth.org.
Beginning wage is $12.00hour. Position open until filled.

SUMMARY:  Village Market is a non-profit, community-designed and operated, healthy corner grocery store in the heart of New Columbia in North Portland.  Village Market strives to build community, promote health, offer fresh and healthy produce, grocery and prepared food items. Village Market is an exciting opportunity to work for a growing business in the dynamic North Portland community.

The Shift Lead position leads efforts to ensure Village Market customers have an exceptional experience by making sure they are treated to excellent customer service in a store that is clean and well stocked. The Shift Lead position focuses on setting the pace and tone for the day by role modeling positive energetic leadership, supporting and coaching Grocery Clerks to complete daily operations tasks, and leading the open, operation, and close of the Village Market store.

The Shift Lead position is responsible for managing a grocery product category in the Village Market by tracking weekly inventory, making weekly orders, managing retail pricing, creatively stocking and merchandising product displays, and driving product sales.   

This Shift Lead position will perform the full range of duties at the Village Market including: excellent customer service; accurate cash handling; efficient inventory maintenance; safe food preparation; and maintain a clean, organized and positive work environment. The Shift Lead is also expected to provide basic training and supervision of volunteers and interns in the store.