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Farm Store Associate Churchtown Dairy

  • Date Posted June 20, 2022
  • Location Hudson, NY
  • Category Agriculture / Nonprofit
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description WELCOME TO CHURCHTOWN DAIRY
 
Churchtown Dairy is a biodynamic farm that intends to serve as a beacon for those working to promote organic agriculture and sustainable communities. We support the development of regenerative and resilient food systems while raising public awareness of the positive impacts ecological agriculture can have on the health of the human being and the earth. We strive to imbue all our work with beauty—the buildings and gardens, the care for the animals, our raw milk and cheese, and the economic and social systems within which we work.
 
We welcome all - farmers and gardeners, educators and learners, artists and social reformers - to join us in exploring solutions to the pressing needs of our time.
 
Job description

The Position

Churchtown Dairy operates a Farm Store & Welcome Center where visitors can purchase raw milk, cheese, meat, and herbal medicinal products as well as a variety of other goods from local makers and producers.  The Welcome Center also serves as a gathering place for visitors to access information about our farm and our agricultural practices.

You Will

Provide visitors with information about Churchtown Dairy, maintain a welcoming environment, process retail purchases, and ensure the smooth running of the farm store.   

Reports To

Farm Store & Welcome Center Manager

Responsibilities

  • Open and close the store
  • Establish and maintain an orderly and clean kitchen, store, and restrooms
  • Greet visitors and offer hospitality and assistance in a warm and friendly manner
  • Answer visitor questions about the farm - training will be provided
  • Assist with logistical coordination of store-related events, with ability to host and propose programs as the position evolves
  • Assist with packaging and restocking Churchtown products as needed
  • Weekly inventory of meat and retrieval from off-site freezer
  • Weigh, price and stock meat
  • Restock staple groceries in staff kitchen
  • Help maintain a safe working environment in accordance with sanitation and hygiene regulations and Churchtown Dairy protocols
  • We know it's impossible to convey every single task for a particular job in a single job post. Our hope is that as we work together we can use this job as a starting point so that your role can evolve over time and we can adjust your job description accordingly.

Requirements

  • Restaurant or retail experience preferred
  • Full-time availability; 40 hour week
  • Must have flexibility to cover weekend shifts as needed
  • Valid driver’s license; occasional driving of company vehicle required
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • ServSafe Food Handlers certificate a plus

Compensation

This is a full time position working Monday - Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm, 40 hours per week. Compensation for the position is based on experience, $19-21 per hour + PTO and a 25% discount on all goods in the Farm Store.  We offer comprehensive medical, dental, vision ( and more) coverage for individuals who commit to a full year with us.

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