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Jobs and Internships

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Massachusetts Avenue Project (MAP) is a food justice organization in Buffalo, NY, working to identify and dismantle systemic forms of oppression in the food system through our programmatic and advocacy work. MAP strives to build a workplace that includes paid positions for people from traditionally underrepresented groups and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive staff that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage qualified members of diverse communities to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

Mobile Market Specialist: (Part Time, Seasonal)

 

 

 

Commitment:  Seasonal part time position, June through October, Tuesday-Saturday (30 hrs/wk). 
Application Deadline:  Rolling until filled
Location: 387 Massachusetts Avenue
Compensation: $18 per hour, 6 sick days, paid federal holidays

 

Position Schedule:

  • Monday: OFF

  • Tuesday: 10am -4pm

  • Wednesday: 1pm - 7pm

  • Thursday: 9am - 3pm

  • Friday: 12pm - 6pm

  • Saturday: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Position Description:

The Mobile Market Specialist will work with the Mobile Market team to bring fresh, affordable, and culturally appropriate food to Buffalo neighborhoods. The Market Specialist’s primary role is to build community around fresh food. This task is accomplished by operating mobile market locations, building relationships with customers, and sharing knowledge about fresh/local food and where it is sourced from. The Mobile Market Specialist works closely with local farms to promote and support the advancement of local food distribution. The Specialist will also work with MAP Staff to train interns and Growing Green Youth on all aspects of market operations, coordinate operation of the Mobile Market, communicate with market sites, and assist with marketing of local producer products. Generally, the position will be about 80% lifting/standing/driving, with 20% being office time for bookkeeping, tidying, or expense tracking.

To Apply:

Email a resume and cover letter to Karine Amato, Markets Director

at marketsdirector@mass-ave.org

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