The Program Coordinator manages multiple sets of details and is eager to ensure that PFM participants and community partners have high quality experiences. Working as a team member under guidance of the Community Engagement Manager, this position supports food-related programs and events at five markets. The Program Coordinator participates in planning and implementation of at-market programs, coordinates the needs of partners in the markets, leads the volunteer program, supports market preparation, office operations and conducts other tasks as assigned.
Reports to: Community Engagement Manager
Status and Pay: $15.75 per hour, non-exempt
Benefits: Health insurance, holidays, paid time off, 401(k)
Schedule: Part-time, annual average 28 hours per week. Sundays at King and Lents International Markets, May – November, one Saturday per month at PSU Market; occasional evenings. Office hours/days are flexible. All at-market work is outdoors in wide range of weather conditions.
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Market Crew provide operational support on Saturdays at our Portland State University Market. They set up/tear down equipment for each market and conduct PFM sales and services on market days. Successful Market Crew approach work with a positive, team-minded attitude and are able to be perform tasks in outdoor environments with a consideration for timeliness.
This is a physical, public facing, outdoor job and requires the ability to lift equipment weighing up to 50 lbs., step up and down out of a truck, set up canopies and carry large boxes. Working conditions may include: rain, wind, hot and freezing temperatures.
Reports to: Operations Director
Status & Pay: $12.75 per hour, non-exempt
Schedule: All Saturdays June – October (10-12 hrs/week)
Work location/conditions – Work is outdoors in all weather conditions for up to 12 hour shifts
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Commitment to Equity and Inclusion
Portland Farmers Market (PFM) is committed to offering safe public gathering places and programs and to the equitable treatment of all, including vendors, shoppers, supporters, staff, and board.
Diversity in Hiring
We believe that to be an effective leader at growing an equitable, healthy, and sustainable local food system, we need to reflect those principles internally. It all starts with a strong foundation. Embracing equity as a guiding principle, we encourage employment applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and from underrepresented groups. We believe that when our staff represents a diversity of perspectives and life experiences, we can be most responsive to the needs of our vendors and shoppers, and better reflect the communities which our markets call home.
Equal Employment Statement
Portland Farmers Market is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all qualified individuals in accordance with the law without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, political opinion, sex, national origin, familial status, mental and physical disability, gender identity, source of income, disability or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law in all personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training, and termination. We will provide reasonable accommodation unless it creates an undue hardship on the operation of our organization. Any applicant needing reasonable accommodation should notify us as soon as possible.