Position: Market help
Company: TO Food Market
Location: Evergreen Brickworks, Bayview Ave., Toronto, Ontario
Term: 6 months with possibility of extension
Number of positions: 1-2
Hours: Saturdays from June – December (2 Saturdays off)
TO Food Market is a new concept food delivery service company operating out of Evergreen Brickworks Farmers market. A social enterprise that makes local food accessible to people within adjacent neighborhoods. Through the just-in-time model, TFM reduces carbon footprint of the food as well as food waste by shortening the food delivery chain and eliminating the need to warehouse.
We highly encourage applicants to be between 18 and 30 (inclusive) years of age* at the start of the employment, full-time / part-time students in the previous academic year and intending to return to school in fall 2019. Must be legally entitled to work in Canada. This opportunity is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Summer Work Experience Program in order to provide students with valuable experience in the green jobs sector.
The market help position consists of carefully and efficiently packing market boxes. A smaller portion of the job consists of weighing, sorting, checking quality of produce and tidying up.
Interact with market goers promoting TO Food Market social and environmental objective.
The position is for Saturdays from 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Duties and Responsibilities:
sorting of produce and vendor products in preparation of packing packing and labeling of market boxes
assuring all orders assigned are properly packed and labeled taking pictures and preparing social media content - on rotational basis and based on a skill level interacting with market patrons, promoting the social and environmental benefits TO Food Market brings to the market.
General skills required:
Detail oriented/ meticulous/ picky
Positive attitude and ability to get along well with others
Ability to work at a fast pace
Ability to work with minimal supervision, within time limits
Must be physically fit with ability to lift 30-40 lbs boxes
Pro-active and reliable
Interest/knowledge in environment/local food
Please forward resume with cover letter describing why you would be a good fit and the reason that you stopped working at your last position
Subject: Market help
We ask that you apply via email only.