Based in San Juan Capistrano, California, The Ecology Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire simple solutions involving the stewardship of Southern California’s environment and food system. To fulfill this mission, we design and share ecological spaces, provide hands-on education and activities, and host inspiring experiences centered around; GROW, EAT and MAKE initiatives.
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There are a few part time opportunities in our Farm Stand as well as our Distribution Team. Farm Stand retail team members meet our community every day, where we share local, organic produce directly off of our farm.
Distribution team members work our farmers markets in Orange County and San Diego County, and deliver food to partnering restaurants and school districts.
As a Farm stand employee, you will be responsible for customer service and retail opportunities in our Farm Stand. This individual will work primarily as a cashier and will need to have a positive and outgoing personality to represent The Ecology Center with enthusiastic and knowledgeable customer engagement and customer service. You will support processes such as shipping and receiving, sales, store aesthetics and merchandizing. Ideally, you will have basic knowledge of produce and DIY related tools and content.
DISTRIBUTION & COMMUNITY OUTREACH
The Distribution team is responsible for transportation and facilitation of our Farmer’s Markets as well as our Farm Share delivery. You will deliver farm fresh produce to a variety of partner locations throughout the Southern California region.
Must have excellent people skills and customer service as you will represent the face of The Ecology Center for our Farmer’s Markets. Ideally, you will have basic knowledge of regenerative farming practices and organic produce and will be able to clearly communicate our vision and Ethos to the community.
Please send resumes and cover letters to Jonathan@theecologycenter.org. Include the role you’re interested in, your relevant experience, and availability.