Farmstand ShopKeepers

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Farmstand

Here at White Barn Farm we are seeking full or part time shopkeepers to staff our Farmstand (which includes the CSA and farm store) from May until late October with the possibility of part time employment in November and December. 

 

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.

  • One weekend shift is required.

  • The exact schedule for the season will be arranged with each shopkeeper. Minimum commitment of 20 hours/week.

  • Position runs May until late October with the possibility of part time hours in November and December.

 

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

  • Maintain mask wearing protocol throughout your shift and maintain any other public safety measures deemed necessary.

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

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

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

  • Calculate and make change for customer purchases using our POS (point of sale) system. Accept SNAP/EBT payments. All of the items have icons on an iPad with an associated price. Your job is to correctly identify and select the item coming through. Occasionally you will be asked to add new items to the screen using the “backoffice” part of the program.

  • 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.

 

Qualifications
  • Experience with customer service.

  • Familiarity cooking 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
  • Pay starts at $13.50/hour. 

  • 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