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The Clatskanie Farmers Market (CFM) is seeking a part time Programs Manager for 2023. Compensation is $20,000 for the year at $18/hr. This is an incredible opportunity for someone who wants to learn about local food systems, grow with our organization and join our family here at CFM! CFM is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2014. This position is grant funded by the Oregon Community Foundation, it is paid hourly and is overseen by the Board of Directors and Executive Director. Clatskanie is a small, rural city in Columbia County with a vibrant agricultural community! Our Saturday market operates downtown in a lovely park setting along the beautiful Clatskanie river and is open from 10am-2pm on Saturdays June- September. CFM serves as a community venue for an average of eighteen farmers and artisans each season, in order to encourage the creation and growth of local, sustainable businesses. CFM promotes food security and local food literacy by offering a variety of fresh food products and nutrition education and in this way mutually benefits both local producers and consumers. CFM also manages a community garden where people can gain experience with basic market gardening techniques and work in exchange for produce. CFM is expanding in 2023 into a year- round marketplace with the Clatskanie Food Hub project. The programs manager will be involved in operations for both the Saturday market and the Clatskanie Food Hub. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and understanding of local food systems and passionately believe in the importance of local farms and markets to support those farms. The Board of Directors is specifically seeking a candidate who is self-driven, excited to learn new things, is adaptable, works well with others, and who is not a Saturday market vendor.
Job Overview & Scope of Work:
The Programs Manager is responsible for the oversight of vendors, volunteers and Saturday market operations. This position is expected to assist the Executive Director in advertising for CFM and the management of the Clatskanie Food Hub inventory. The Programs Manager will assist the BOD and Executive Director with updating the vendor handbook and application and hosting a spring vendor training/meeting (TBD). This is a part-time position for 2023 averaging 20 hours a week, beginning in January and ending in December.
Qualifications and Skill Set Expectations:
for vendors a plus.
Responsibilities and Duties
the CFM Board of Directors and Executive Director.