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Updated March 31, 2021 -- Available Positions:


Distribution Coordinator
Help us get good food into the homes of people who will eat it!

  • Responsibilities
    • Pack orders in our reusable bins Mon – Thurs mornings (50%) with our small team. This includes prepping dry, refrigerated, and frozen items as well as produce.

    • Receive deliveries from producers and distributors (10%). Should be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Check incoming items for quality.

    • Delivering (10%): deliveries are currently Mon – Thurs afternoons and Weds mornings in our company-owned vans. This position is not responsible for doing regular deliveries, but may need to fill in occasionally for drivers, and will assist in loading vans daily.

    • Minor tasks (15%):

       - Cleaning bins: cleaning bins that have been out for delivery in preparation for their next delivery, with support from 1-2 other people, but ultimately responsible to make sure we have enough available for delivery each day.

       - Ice packs: ensure reusable ice packs are frozen and ready to go for deliveries each day – laying ice packs out in freezers, moving around after frozen, etc.

       - Cleaning facilities: daily spray down of tables, washing sinks, bathroom, etc.

       - Other tasks as assigned

    • Inventory tracking of products and supplies (15%): track when products come in, when they go out, update spreadsheets when items expire unsold, etc.

    • Be aware of and follow relevant food safety regulations and protocols.
  • Working hours and environment
    • Average 24 to 40 hours per week, depending upon your interest. This would be Mon – Thurs starting between 6 and 7AM, and ending 1 to 3PM, with some room to flex if needed. Some cleaning / prep time on Fridays or Sundays may make the week go more smoothly, but is not required. You will be on your feet most of the day at our facility near two miles east of Elkhart, IA.
  • Start Date and Compensation
    • Start as soon as you like. Starting pay $15 / hour.

  • To Apply: Send email to [email protected] Interviews held on a rolling basis.

Driver
Help us get good food into the homes of people who will eat it!

  • Responsibilities
    • Drive one of our vans to deliver bins of produce to our regular customers -- filling in for regular drivers when they are away. 
    • Must have clean driving record and professional appearance. 
    • Need a smart phone to use our delivery app. 
  • Working hours and environment
    • Routes typically take 3-5 hours, Mon-Thurs afternoons. 

  • Start Date and Compensation
    • Position available immediately. Starting pay $12 / hour + tips.

  • To Apply: Send email to [email protected] Interviews held on a rolling basis.

Cleaning Help
Help us get good food into the homes of people who will eat it!

  • Responsibilities
    • Cleaning bins: cleaning bins that have been out for delivery in preparation for their next delivery, with support from 1-2 other people, but ultimately responsible to make sure we have enough available for delivery each day.
    • Cleaning facilities - bathroom, vehicles, refrigeration equipment, etc. 
  • Working hours and environment
    • Up to 10 hours per week. Hours and days flexible.

  • Start Date and Compensation
    • Start as soon as you like. Starting pay $10 / hour.

  • To Apply: Send email to [email protected] Interviews held on a rolling basis.




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12806 NE 64th Street
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