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Providence Farm Store Manager Providence Organic Farm

  • Date Posted April 18, 2024
  • Location Central Lake, MI
  • Category Business
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Providence Organic Farm exists to nourish the Northern Michigan Community with organic produce, grass-fed meats, and delicious food & drink, and to provide a space to learn about the earth, ourselves and each other through intentional relationship and connection.  

Family owned and operated, Providence Farm was stablished in 2006, by Ryan & Andrea Romeyn. 

Providence now grows 30 acres certified organic vegetables & rotationally grazes small herds of Katahdin meat lamb, Belted Galloway beef cattle & Forest-raised Heritage-Breed Pork.  

Providence Organic Farm is located on the north end of Torch Lake, on M-88, one mile east of US 31 at Eastport.  (Which is exactly half-way between Traverse City and Petoskey, as well as Elk Rapids and Charlevoix!  We are also 1.5 miles from hiking and Lake Michigan swimming at Barnes County Park.)

Providence Organic Farm has an on-site Farm Market, Café & Natural Foods Store, with wrap-around porch and views of the farm...

We also have year-round Farm Box CSA subscription program & wholesale accounts for our vegetables. 

We also host workshops, classes, tours and other events throughout the year.

Job description

Work Schedule (Days/Hours): 

T-S 9-5 (More flexible in Winter, as we are open a few less days per week.)

Position Vision: 

A manager who shares the vision of Providence Farm and who can lead, manage and hold accountable a cohesive, self-sufficient team while creating a welcoming, beautiful environment for all customers

"A" Player Profile: 

A high performing, detail-oriented individual with ability to manage and communicate effectively to the other areas of the business and is adaptable in a fast-moving environment. 

Team Culture:

Relationship Focused

One Team


Open to Change

Feedback Driven


Top 5 Responsibilities:

Lead, manage and hold accountable café crew members and kitchen staff including scheduling, training and reviews

Maintain an efficient and accurate POS system and accurate consignment records and report store metrics

Create and maintain up-to-date processes for the café that align with Food Safety Standards.

Manage all wholesale relationships and ordering items for the store weekly as well as menu and event planning with Owners

Work alongside Wash-pack and Marketing/Sales Managers to strategically move produce and plan events 


Measurables/Successful Outcomes: 

Satisfactory Food Safety Checks 

5-star Customer Reviews

No errors on coffee or kitchen orders

Store Profit Margin above 6%


Top 5 Skills / Qualities:

Outgoing, people person with great customer service and communication skills 

Detail-oriented & Highly Organized

Strategic Thinker

Ability to manage multiple projects at one time

Team Leader

Must also be able to: 

Lift up to 50 lbs
Work on feet all day



$19.00 per hour + tips

Access to farm produce for personal/family use

Café 15% employee discount 

Compensation this position is : hourly, varies DOE, $19.00 - $20.00 Application instructions
this job's deadline has passed
DeadlineMay 11, 2024

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