Grocery Picker, Packer & Pickup Point FacilitatorIn Canada Free Visa

Website Cow-Op Online Farmers Market


Grocery Picker, Packer & Pickup Point Facilitator
Company Description

A farmers market meets the internet for convenient year-round shopping at the Cow-op. We are a non-profit farmer and food processor co-operative with an online marketplace of locally grown and harvested food, featuring a variety of produce, meats, eggs, fruit, baking and more all grown or produced throughout the Cowichan Region. This is a convenient system for food producers and customers alike, as the farmers save time and buyers are able to shop from their computer year-round while directly supporting local family farms and businesses.

Job description

This position is suited for someone with a positive attitude who is comfortable multi-tasking and problem solving. A mobile phone is required.

Responsibilities includes on-site warehouse work 3 days per week (Tues – Thurs), facilitation of one of our customer pickup points, and marketing. Warehouse work includes receiving products from co-operative members, packing orders and working with our online Marketplace Software, Local Food Marketplace. Marketing duties includes working with our Marketing Task Force on Mondays to develop social media content and in-person marketing initiatives. Other marketing duties could include in-person events and distribution of marketing materials.

This is a full-time role at 30hrs/week.

On-site activities will include assisting with the warehouse flow: organizing, accepting, sorting and packing order items; sanitizing order and delivery totes, preparing orders for delivery.

Other activities include interacting with members of the co-operative – producers and farmers as they deliver their products to be organized and packed. The chosen candidate(s) will also interact with customers when facilitating a weekly pickup point.

**The Government of Canada funded this job through the Canada Summer Jobs program. You must be aged between 15 and 30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada. International students are not eligible.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 9 weeks

Salary: From $16.75 per hour


  • Discounted or free food
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Day shift
  • No weekends

Supplemental pay types:

  • Tips

COVID-19 considerations:
Our organization follows Public Health Orders for Covid protocol. Surfaces & totes are sanitized regularly. Physical distancing is maintained during warehouse and working tasks whenever possible.

Work Location: In person

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