Wellness Team Member Full-time 35 - Northampton
Job Location - River Valley Co-op Northampton - Northampton, MA
Position Type - Full-time 35
Salary Range - $17.50 - $20.00 Hourly
Job Shift - Open Availability
River Valley Co-op Our Mission: River Valley Co-op staff members are all empowered ambassadors for our cooperative's mission of creating a just marketplace that nourishes the community.
Cooperative values and the larger cooperative movement inspire us to work together for a more sustainable and just future. As a team, we work to leverage our grocery retail's economic impact for positive social change in the food system, our environment, and our community. We are committed to social justice and developing our anti-racism and multicultural skills throughout our organization.
Our cooperatively-owned business values working together in partnership with our local food producers, other vendors and service providers, community organizations, employees, and our customers to serve our community food needs in ways that sustainably support our mutual needs and aspirations. We prioritize building and sustaining our business operations capacity to generate positive impacts for our employees, business partners, customers, local economy, the common good of our community, and the environment.
Our friendly store operations specializing in fresh, local, organically grown, and natural foods, builds community resilience and grows our local economy. We work hard and have fun doing it, act with honesty, kindness, and respect, and strive to improve every day.
Position: WELLNESS TEAM MEMBER
Full-time 35-40 hours. Requires open availability, including evenings and weekends.
Status: Reports to Senior Wellness Manager
Pay Level: II, non-exempt.
Purpose: Keep displays, coolers, and shelves fully stocked and provide prompt, friendly, courteous customer service in the wellness, general merchandise, and other departments.
Friendly, motivated, self-driven, and willing to go the extra mile and make a memorable experience for both internal and external Co-op customers.
Comfort and experience entering data into computer programs excellent attention to detail and ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
Ability to perform simple arithmetic.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously while working within a deadline.
Positive outlook and growth mindset.
Sense of urgency.
Demonstrated ability to work with customers and co-workers from various cultural backgrounds.
Ability to listen well, give clear instructions, and present a clear speaking voice on the telephone and in person.
Ability to give and accept constructive feedback.
The ability to work productively and independently.
Regular, predictable attendance.
Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours, including standing, walking, bending, and squatting.
May be required to lift and/or move up to 75 pounds frequently.
Ability to work in conditions that are not climate controlled and are weather-driven in all seasons.
Ability to stand for extended periods.
Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation.
Manual dexterity with department equipment; able to operate unloading machinery.
3 years of successful experience with receiving and handling a large number of products.
Comfort and experience using Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite.
Experience with natural and local foods, in a retail or wholesale setting.
The ability to speak Spanish, French, or Swahili is a plus.
Please see the River Valley Co-op website for list of responsibilities.
How To Apply
Apply online at https://rivervalley.coop/employment.