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The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association is a broad-based community that educates about and advocates for organic agriculture, illuminating its interdependence with a healthy environment, local food production, and thriving communities. MOFGA is committed to creating an inclusive and sustainable workplace that reflects this mission. MOFGA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, political orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Retail Associate – Maine Organic Country Store

Primary Responsibilities: To run the storefront daily operations for the Maine Organic Country Store in Freeport at 48 Main St. during the holiday season. Specifically, running store daily operations beginning Saturday, November 7, 2020 and then every weekend following through Sunday, January 10, 2021 with an optional additional shift on Friday, November 27, 2020 (day after Thanksgiving). Hours would be approximately 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturdays and 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sundays with the additional Friday, November 27 shift being from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Supervisor: Southern Maine Outreach Coordinator
Position: Temporary/Seasonal

Required Abilities and Knowledge:

The role will include:
Ideal candidates should have:
At a minimum candidates need to be available every Saturday and/or Sunday through January 10, 2021. We will be closed Thursday, November 26, 2020 for Thanksgiving Day, but plan to be open the Friday after Thanksgiving (November 27). We will be closed for Christmas Day, Friday, December 25, 2020 and New Year’s Day, Friday, January 1, 2021.
Pay is $15/hr. Please submit a letter of interest by November 4, 2020 to Lucy Cayard at [email protected]. Interviews will begin immediately.
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