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    Fresh Produce Market Assistant

    Organization: Warden Woods Community Centre
    Date Posted: 2018-11-26
    Posted By: Rosamma George
    Date Needed: 2018-10-03
    City: Toronto
    Location: Ontario
    Country: Canada
    Primary Category: Retail Sales Positions
    Type of Position: Long-Term (3 months or more)

    Description & Details
    The Fresh Produce Market is a partnership program with Food Share Toronto to combat food security issues in South West Scarborough. The Fresh Produce Market is held twice a week on Wednesdays 12pm-3:30pm at 74 Firvalley Court and Fridays 10am-1pm at 40 Teesdale Place. By bringing fresh vegetables and fruits, our clients are able to afford fresh seasonal produce locally. This is a popular program that benefits our community!

    Qualifications

    •Excellent interpersonal skills, especially in customer service

    •Ability to calculate cash, cashier experience is an asset

    •Experience or willingness to work with vulnerable population

    •Ability to lift up heavy materials, to 25lbs of produce

    Responsibilities

    •Assist in market set up

    •Greet clients, answer inquiries about the price of produce

    •Assist clients in the purchase of the produce.

    •Handle cash

    •Assist in clean-up and putting boxes of produce away

    Currently, the program relies on dedicated volunteers and the support of our staff. There are two volunteering opportunities for the program and if you believe that you are qualified for the position please send your application to Isobel, at isobelg@wardenwoods.com. Volunteers would be required from:

    •11am-3:30pm on Wednesdays @ 74 Firvalley Court
    •10am -1pm on Fridays @ 40 Teesdale Place
    Applications will be considered from candidates who are available on Wednesdays or Fridays or both days.

    How to Apply / Contact
    Interested candidates please express your interest by sending an email to Isobel, isobelg@wardenwoods.com or call 416-694-1138 ext 153

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