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The Food Group recruits and retains insightful employees from a diverse background. We are proud of the work environment we have created with skilled professionals who want to make a difference in the lives of families in need.
The primary functions of this role are to provide administrative support for the Big River Farms team and to assist Big River Farms program coordination. Administrative support includes general office tasks, customer service, QuickBooks and accounting, supply ordering, and supporting the Big River Farms program staff as needed. Program coordination includes planning logistics, communication, data tracking, and facilitation for our farmer education program, annual conference, and other farm events. The ideal candidate for this position is comfortable with general computer work, self-motivated, highly organized, a good communicator, and has great attention to detail. We are looking for a problem solver who is ready and willing to jump in and help where needed. This position reports to the BRF Program Manager and supports the entire BRF team. Click here to learn more and apply.
The primary functions of this role are to support BRF crop production, maintain the packing shed and food safety standards, and other farm projects as needed. This includes helping with greenhouse maintenance, field work, and other projects as they arise; maintaining perennials and a small orchard; safely operating tractors and implements on our 150-acre farm; assisting with maintenance of farm infrastructure; maintaining food safety standards in our shared packing shed; and helping with produce check in and packaging for our aggregated markets. This position reports to the Farm Operations Specialist. Click here to learn more and apply.
Fare for All (FFA) is The Food Group’s cooperative purchasing program that offers affordable groceries and packages of produce and meat for up to 40% off retail prices. The program is designed to provide discounted food to people at risk of hunger. Currently, FFA operates in more than 30 sites across the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area. This position is accountable for working with other team members to ensure operational responsibilities are accomplished to support the FFA program. This position will load and drive a 40’ straight truck to daily FFA Sales sites and assist other team members during the 2-hour sale. On occasion, FFA drivers are required to make food deliveries that support other TFG programs. Click here to learn more and apply.
The programs administrative assistant will assist with the efficient and smooth operations of The Food Group’s the Retail Team and Agency Relations Team. This position will work across programs to provide excellent office support and customer service which includes, but is not limited to: data entry, answering phones, handling money, assisting with record keeping, bulk purchasing, reporting and food shelf and meal program support. Click here to learn more and apply.
Twin Cities Mobile Market (TCMM) is a mobile grocery store that brings affordable food directly to Twin Cities neighborhoods that don’t have nearby access to nutritious food. This position will drive TCMM buses on their routes and support retail services and operations on the bus. Non-driving responsibilities include greeting and assisting customers, cashiering, generating sales, monitoring inventory, general housekeeping, as well as assisting with loading and unloading the bus. TCMM drivers also provide back up support to other warehouse functions, as required. Click here to learn more and apply.
This position’s focus is working directly with individuals and groups of volunteers at TFG’s warehouse and in the community; specifically setting up projects, greeting volunteers, stocking supplies, and cleaning up after projects. Additionally this role supports the communication and appreciation efforts of the Volunteer Program. The Volunteer coordinator position is a key external facing representative of the organization to community supporters. This position has no direct reports. Click here to learn more and apply.
This position is responsible for managing, developing, and improving the volunteer program which provides support to TFG’s programs and community impact. The Volunteer Manager collaborates closely with TFG staff across teams and is a key external facing representative of the organization to community supporters. This position has one direct report, Volunteer Coordinator. Click here to learn more and apply.
The Food Group is an equal opportunity employer.