Do you like working with people and food in the community? Village Gardens is hiring an Assistant Manager for our nonprofit grocery store based in New Columbia, Oregon's largest affordable housing neighborhood. Be a part of innovation solutions to food equity.

Assistant Manager - Village Market

SUMMARY:  Village Market is a community-designed and operated, healthy corner grocery store in the heart of New Columbia in North Portland.  As part of the Village Gardens program, Village Market builds community, promotes health, offers fresh, healthy, sustainably raised foods, and inspires a sense of hope for the neighborhood.

About the Position

The Assistant Manager will provide leadership for the operations and staffing of the Village Market. This will include providing direct supervision of store operations 3 days of the week opening and closing the Village Market. The position will focus on managing the training, scheduling, and development of the Village Market staff team and providing leadership for the maintenance and safety of the store facility. This will include creating weekly staff schedules, leading volunteer placement, working with workforce development partners to host interns, and scheduling ongoing maintenance for store equipment.  The Assistant Manager will also work with the store management team to provide overall leadership of the Village Market store.

The Assistant Manager is responsible for treating all staff, volunteers, and customers with respect regardless of their race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability status, religion, socio-economic status, or other aspects of identity or culture.

Village Gardens is an equal opportunity employer. People of color and people with lived experience of poverty and hunger, and especially folks from North Portland are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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