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Community Farm Market & Outreach Coordinator

Arcadia is hiring a part-time Community Farm Market & Outreach Coordinator to help establish a weekly fresh food market on the grounds of the new Hybla Valley Community Center.

The market will be an affordable access point for Arcadia’s weekly harvest as well as products produced by Arcadia’s network of veteran farmers. Equally as important, our hope is that this will become a place for backyard and community garden growers to sell, barter, or share their products with their neighborhood and community. 

The Community Farm Market & Outreach Coordinator will help establish and operate the Market, operate the market and market logistics, actively engage with the community, promote the market, hire and manage a few part-time support positions, and support long term planning and growth of the market. 

View the Full Job Descriptions HERE.

Compensation: $20/hour 

Hours: 16 hours/week

Work Locations: 

  • Hybla Valley Community Center @ 7950 Audubon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22306

  • Arcadia Farm @ 9000 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22039

Start date: As soon as possible 

End Date: June 2024 (with possible extension)

View the Full Job Descriptions HERE.

Apply: We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Email a resume, cover letter, and 3 references to  info@arcadiafood.org.

 

Mobile Market Seasonal Positions

Arcadia is hiring seasonal, part-time market managers and associates.

Arcadia is a small but growing organization, and the right candidate will have the opportunity to grow with us and become an integral part of the Mobile Market program. 

The right candidate will be able to combine a passion for building a strong, local and sustainable food system with the practical skills and experience listed below.   

The Mobile Market season runs mid-May through mid-November 2022. There are eight market locations in total with teams running eight markets each week. Operations run Wednesday through Saturday weekly. Shifts will include a combination of weekday mornings, afternoons, evenings, and Saturdays.

Priority will be given to candidates able to commit to at least 15 hours each week.  

Market Managers:  Market Managers will oversee program implementation from market preparation to operation, from personnel management to recordkeeping all while embodying the intentions of the program and setting the tone for the market space. Managers are encouraged to bring their strengths to market, supporting them as community gathering spaces for accessing local farm fresh food, learning, sharing and relationship-building and effectively delegate tasks to meet operational goals.  Managers will have skills in strategic problem-solving, taking initiative, and delegating tasks, be organized and reliable, and able to perform in a fast-paced environment with competing demands.

Market Associates:  Market Associates are the frontline staff for the market.  Shifts may include inventory and portioning items for sale, loading/unloading deliveries, preparing online orders for customer pick up, and maintaining the kitchen protocols.  Market associates will be responsible for set up and breakdown, restocking items for sale, fielding customers inquiries at market as well as financial transactions (cashier duties).

View the Full Job Descriptions HERE.

Compensation:

Apply: We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Email your resume and cover letter to  mobilemarket@arcadiafood.org.

 

Arcadia is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on account of race, age, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, or religion or otherwise as may be prohibited by federal and state law.

 

Volunteer, Intern, and Training Positions

Please see our Vounteer Opportunities page for other ways to get involved with Arcadia.

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