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  • Farmers Market & SNAP Coordinator

    KELLER MARKET HOUSE
    Job Description
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    About
    : The Lancaster Farmers Market is an outdoor, seasonal community market, located in downtown Lancaster. It is operated by a non profit organization whose mission is to champion the production and accessibility of local foods and products for the enrichment of our community. For more info, visit www.LancasterOhFarmersMarket.org. Overview The Farmers Market & SNAP Coordinator will play a key role in the weekly functioning of the seasonal Lancaster Farmers Market and administer our SNAP and Produce Perks program. Starting date: ASAP Responsibilities • On-the-ground coordination of the farmers market on Saturday mornings, including set up and tear down and staffing the info booth during operating hours • Represent the farmers market to vendors, customers, volunteers and community partners • Assist market manager with enforcing market rules and regulations • Provide customer service to SNAP customers shopping at the farmers market, including operating payment processing equipment and data collection via tablet • Clearly follow rules, requirements and procedures for SNAP and Produce Perks • Administration and record keeping of tokens, transactions and reimbursements • Outreach to community partners • Assist market manager with regular communications and marketing activities • Collaborate with market manager to oversee volunteers.

    Qualifications: Excellent customer service, people skills and relationship building ability • Attention to detail, highly organized • Passion for local food and community • Comfortable with computers • Talent for marketing & social media • Forward thinking, displays initiative • Personal or professional experience with food access programs • Able to walk and stand for several hours at a time and work in outdoor weather conditions
    Reports To: Market Manager
    Hours: Seasonal Position: 300 Hours Total
    During Market Season: May 1 - October 2 Saturdays 7:30 am - 1:30 pm, Plus 5 hours per week for administration, outreach and coordination (timing flexible)
    Pre & Post Market Season: approximately 25 hours training, planning, wrap-up Potential for additional hours with cross training for work with the Keller Market House.
    Compensation: $12 / hour

    To Apply: Those interested in applying should send a resume and three references to info@kellermarkethouse.com. Please include a brief cover letter describing why you would be a good fit for this position
    Application deadline: Sunday, April 18th

    Lancaster Fresh Market, Inc. DBA Keller Market House is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, ancestry, national origin, pregnancy, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other status as provided by state and federal law. Applicants may be asked to undergo a background check.
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