Farmstand ShopKeeper

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Farmstand
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Here at White Barn Farm we are seeking part time shopkeepers to staff our Farmstand. 

 

Schedule:
  • Store coverage is needed Tuesday - Saturday 9am - 6pm.

  • Shifts are usually 8 hours between the times of 8am  – 7pm.  For the right candidate these shifts could be modified to fit availability.

  • Student schedules can be accommodated.

  • Must be available to work 3 or more days per week.

  • Saturday availability is required. 

  • The exact schedule for the season will be arranged with each shopkeeper. 

 

Responsibilities:
  • Maintain a welcoming and pleasant atmosphere in the farm stand.

  • Maintain public safety protocols as deemed necessary.

  • Covering the opening or closing shift for the day.

  • Communicate directly with the farmers and management staff.

  • Answer customer questions about produce and the farm’s growing practices.

  • Set up and maintain an attractive produce display throughout the day. Bagging, bunching, and sorting produce, and restocking as necessary.

  • Keep the Farmstand, coolers and storage shed organized and clean.

  • Calculate and make change for customer purchases using our point of sale system. Accept SNAP/EBT payments. 

  • Keep track of product inventory and notify farm managers if anything is running low.

  • Harvest small items as needed such as herbs or cherry tomatoes.

  • Break down farm stand produce display at the end of the day. Closing responsibilities include carrying bins of produce back to the cooler, cleaning the farm stand and closing the barn and Farmstand for the evening.

 

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Experience with customer service.

  • Familiarity with fresh, seasonal produce.

  • Positive attitude, good sense of humor and strong work ethic.

  • An eye for color, attractive, abundant displays, and high quality standards will help

  • Ability to lift and carry 40 lbs over uneven ground.

  • Organized, responsible, punctual and attentive to detail.

 

Compensation
  • Starting wage is $14.25, depending on experience. 

  • One free class at the Farm, if in person classes resume.

  • Monthly Gift Card to purchase White Barn Produce and Provisions, amount will depend on number of hours scheduled. 

 

Our Farm

White Barn Farm is a family farm in Wrentham, MA that strives to provide its community with fresh produce, flowers and farm products grown using organic methods.  We are an energized, fun-loving team that strives to achieve efficiency and productivity with enthusiasm and a sense of humor. We appreciate hard work, a commitment to excellence and the drive to constantly improve.  We offer a wide diversity of tasks that allow crew members to develop and broaden their skill-set.  

 

Application Process

Please email to info@whitebarnfarm.org :

  • a Letter of Intent

  • your Resume

  • Contact Info for Two References