Market Assistant

Do you know someone who'd be interested in making some money while helping to provide food access and promote community in lower Dorchester? The Ashmont Farmers Market is hiring an assistant!

Part-time position: noon to 8pm, every Friday, June 23 through Oct 13

Compensation: $15 per hour.

Position Description: Greater Ashmont Main Street is hiring! We are looking for a market assistant who will bring enthusiasm and dedication to promoting and operating the Ashmont Farmers Market during the 2017 season. The Market Assistant will be responsible for helping with day-of operations for the market, implementing community outreach/marketing, and participating market programming throughout the market season. The Market Assistant will report to the Market Manager.

Desired Qualifications: Candidates should be energetic and committed to the success and growth of the market. The Market Assistant should be passionate about food, local farming and agriculture, and using the market as a tool for community building and economic development. An ability to manage multiple tasks at once is required, as is previous cashiering or money-handling experience. The assistant will need to be comfortable working both independently and as part of the market team.

Detailed Job Duties: Participate in day-to-day operations of the Market, including --
·        Partner with the Market Manager to set up and break down on market days (lifting up to 40lbs. may be required)
·        Stay onsite during market hours as a general assistant
·        Arrange and staff the Greater Ashmont MS information/ merchandise table at market
·        Process SNAP/EBT and credit transactions, maintain accurate records

To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to:
Josh Wilson, Market Manager
Greater Ashmont Main Street

Dorchester (Boston) MA