Hourly Rate: $20 Location: Chicago, Illinois
Green City Market (GCM), a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization and local food advocate, seeks a driven Part-Time Programs Assistant.
About Green City Market
Green City Market is securing the future of food by deepening support for sustainable farmers, educating our community, and expanding access to locally-grown food. Learn more about our history and our future at www.greencitymarket.org.
Are you passionate about supporting sustainable farmers, educating our community, and increasing access to local food? Have you been described as ambitious, self-motivated, and driven? Are you seeking an environment that allows you to balance life and work? You might be the perfect fit for this role.
Reporting to a Programs Manager, our Part-Time Programs Assistant will play a critical role by supporting Green City Market’s mission, primarily through overseeing the successful execution of our farmers support, food access, and edible education programming.
Learn more about our programming at www.greencitymarket.org/what-we-do.
We imagine that the person who fills this role will spend their time in the following ways:
Leadership – 5%
General Program Operations – 95% (18 hours/week)
Farmer Support Programs
A successful applicant will:
Schedule & Work Environment
At GCM, we seek employees who know how to balance life and work. We focus on results and expect our team to execute responsibilities with a high degree of professionalism.
The Programs Department typically works a Tuesday – Saturday schedule. Hours/days may vary with respect to Special Events which will be communicated during the hiring process.
On Wednesdays and Saturdays, our Programs Assistants will execute programming on site at our market locations. Market days begin at 4:30 a.m. and generally conclude by 2:00 p.m. Our programs are essential and are conducted in-person, outdoors and in all weather types: rain, snow, or shine!
Anticipated Hiring Process
The hiring process will include a brief application and two rounds of interviews. For the safety of our candidates and team, interviews are being conducted virtually through the Covid-19 pandemic. The anticipated start date for the position is March 16, 2024. Applicants will be selected on a rolling basis. The first review of applicants will take place on February 20, 2024.
Link to Apply: https://www.greencitymarket.org/help-us-grow/join-our-team