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We are hiring for a new and exciting position here at the Village Market! 

Village Market is located in the vibrant neighborhood of New Columbia, and is committed to providing its community with quality, fresh, healthy, affordable groceries. Village Market is excited to begin the process of hiring for the Prepared Foods Manager Position. Please support Village Gardens to get the word out about this employment opportunity.

This is a dynamic environment for creativity, community building, developing affordable, healthy, and accessible foods in the New Columbia neighborhood. We really are looking for someone who has experience working in a fast paced kitchen that has the skills to take our prepared foods to the next level. If you are excited about Food Justice and want to make a huge impact in your community this is the position to apply for.

Position Description:

The Prepared Foods Manager is responsible for overall daily operations of the Village Market Deli/prepared foods department.  This includes staff supervision and scheduling; merchandising, production, product and inventory management; assuring expenditures are within established budget limits; and monitoring sales and margin targets, making any resultant recommendations for change. This position is responsible for monitoring profit and loss for the deli/prepared foods department and promptly reporting when profit/loss is outside of expected limits. The position is also responsible for assuring the deli/prepared food department operates in compliance with all State and local safety and health regulations and assuring the kitchen is clean and orderly. This position works closely with other Village Gardens staff to support a thriving volunteer and community engagement process at the store and works in partnership with other Agency staff, including administrative staff, and to assure operations are in compliance with the Agency’s policies and procedures.

Application Guidelines/Contact: To be considered for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter that includes your minimum salary requirements to Melissa Allen, HR Assistant, c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch Street, Portland, Oregon 97232 or e-mail to her at Or they can be reached at 503.233.6090, This position is open until filled.Village Market is a part of our Village Gardens Program, a program operating under Janus Youth Programs, Inc. We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.