Part Time Kitchen Assistant with Village Gardens

Village Market is a non-profit, community-designed and operated, healthy corner grocery store in the heart of New Columbia in North Portland.  Village Market strives to build community, promote health, offer fresh and healthy produce, grocery and prepared food items. Village Market has been operating for 7 years and is an exciting opportunity to work for a growing business in the dynamic North Portland community.

The Kitchen Assistant position will be responsible for a full range of activities within the kitchen, with the primary responsibility of daily sandwich production and packaging.  Other tasks may include: daily preparation of Village Market prepared food items; quick and efficient fruit, vegetable, baked good preparation; safe use of professional meat slicer, stocking shelves and rotating kitchen inventory; tagging items and making signs; washing and sanitizing dishes; supporting the prepared foods deli program; and maintaining a safe and positive environment in the market.

We ask that applicants be available for interview on 9/21 or 9/22. If hired, mandatory new hire orientation will be held 9/27-28, plus additional training in the kitchen on 10/2 and 10/9. Regular Monday, Wednesday, Friday schedule will begin 10/11.

TO APPLY:  Submit a resume and cover letter, or a Janus application to Caitlin Keitel, c/o Village Market, 707 NE Couch St., Portland, OR 97232 or by e-mail to
Beginning wage is $11.25 /hour. Ineligible for benefits except those required by law.
Expected schedule is - Monday 8am -11am; Wednesday 8am-11am; Friday 8am – 11am(9 hours a week)

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Emily SterlingVillage Market