Contact the People's Potato

Contact us: 514-848-2424 x7590 email:

Address: 1455 de Maisonneuve west, H-733, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Job Posting for Le Frigo Vert Worker's Collective

DEADLINE: Applications must be received no later than February 3rd at midnight.

Le Frigo Vert is a non-profit, collectively-run natural food store and social justice organization, funded by the students of Concordia University. We strive to provide a viable alternative to the current corporate food distribution system. We aim to provide affordable healthy food to the community at a fair price to producers, and to collect and share educational resources and skills that help us challenge oppressive systems.

Le Frigo Vert has an employment equity policy. Native people, people of colour, women, queer people, transgendered people, transsexual people, people with disabilities, working class people and people from any other marginalized community are strongly encouraged to apply. Please indicate in your cover letter if you would like to be considered for employment equity. To our great regret the current location of Le Frigo Vert is not wheelchair accessible.

Remuneration: $12.87 per hour
Benefits: CSU health plan option
Hours per week: Part-Time: 20 hours/week, evenings and sometimes
week-ends may be required. There is a potential to increase to 30
hours/week at the end of May.

Required Qualifications
• Commitment to anti oppression
• Must be familiar with consensus decision making
• Must be able to work in a collective, non-hierarchal structure, and

• Administrative skills
• Bilingualism
• Experience working in a retail store
• Feel free to emphasize any other personal skills you might have.
(ex: graphic design/layout skills, fundraising experience, writing
grant proposals, computer skills, building and construction skills,
naturopathic training, popular education training, etc.)

Job description
• Working the cash
• Cleaning and Stocking store
• Customer service
• Working with volunteers
• Some administrative tasks
• Education/Outreach which includes the following:
Raising public awareness about food politics, anti colonialism, anti-oppression
Challenging traditional accessibility concepts
Building a network of local organisms sharing our mandate
Making links outside of the university setting

Deadline: Applications must be received no later than February 3rd at midnight.

How to apply
in person: 2130 rue Mackay, 10-7 Monday to Friday

*please no phone calls or mail submissions.
If you are selected you will be notified on Tuesday, February 5th for
the interviews taking place on the following Friday and Saturday
February 8th-9th. Starting date is March 17th.

-Le Frigo Vert Collective