Hub City Farmers Market - Mobile Market Assistant

Employer Name:
Hub City Farmers Market

Website: http://www.hubcityfm.org/

Type of Position: Internship

Position Title:
Mobile Market Assistant

Compensation:
Class credit; paid internship - $11 per hour

Position Location: Spartanburg, SC

Application Deadline: May 20, 2019

The Mobile Market Assistant is a 25 hours a week paid internship that introduces one to the food insecurities in Spartanburg via the HCFM Mobile Market. The Mobile Market is a truck/trailer system that sells healthy, local vegetables where people live, work and play. We travel all around Spartanburg county (15 stops per week) and complete 2/3 of our stops in marginalized, food distressed neighborhoods. The intern will assist the Mobile Market manager at the day-to-day operating tasks so we can complete more stops and also be more successful in our current stops.


Position Qualifications:
This is an entry-level position. The physical qualifications are the interested individual must be capable of lifting over 25+ lbs and be able to drive a large truck and trailer. They also need to be unbiased and have an interest in combating food insecurity and meeting the needs of the community. Some other duties include:

  • 8 weeks of consistent, dedicated work

  • Ordering produce and food products from local vendors

  • Loading and unloading the Mobile Market truck and trailer

  • Cleaning, maintenance, and upkeep of Mobile Market truck and trailer

  • Attending some Mobile Market stops and providing excellent service to customers

  • Educating customers on local produce by providing growing calendars, recipes, and seasonal eating recommendations

  • Marketing for the Mobile Market and related programs at HCFM

  • Other duties as assigned by Mobile Market Manager

How to apply:
Email a cover letter and resume to info@hubcityfm.org or contact Jordan Wolfe at jwolfe@hubcityfm.org or 404-216-5900.