To keep in line with our mission of providing job training and awareness, we will list job opportunities for the community monthly or as needed. Please note that these will not always be WECF jobs so you must contact the organization listed. Thank you.
West End Free Thursday Market Coordinator Position
Through a partnership between the West End Community Foundation, Autism Support and Advocacy Center, Reality Ministries Farm, and Farmer Foodshare, the West End Free Market offers the community a free market of seasonal, locally grown produce and high-quality dry goods twice a month. This market is looking for a coordinator that can bring leadership, energy, and community knowledge to the management and coordination of the market.
- Maintain communication with the leadership of partner organizations
- Set up and break down the market on site
- Pack boxes for deliveries with Market Assistants and Volunteers
- Support the organization and cleanliness of dry goods items stored on site
- Meet with farmers who are dropping off produce
- Register families during the market
- Engage with the community
- Support Market Assistant
Hours: 12 hours per month
- Every other Thursday from 1:00 – 5:30
- A flexible 2 additional hours a month for meetings or other work related to the market
- 1 hour of compensation added per month to cover gas
Location: Community Family Life & Recreation Center at Lyon Park
Applicants should understand that this is an inclusive employment opportunity, where people of varying neurotypes and strengths work together. The Autism Support and Advocacy Center’s mission is:
Our mission is to enable and empower the Autistic and Neurodivergent community through the principles of Disability Justice; to shift the narrative of disability through relationships, education, and advocacy; and to support self-determination and access to employment, transportation, housing, mental health services, and food security.
We believe in listening to, centering, and amplifying Autistic and other neurodivergent voices. The lived experiences of individuals on the spectrum are valid, legitimate, and have positions of expertise.
We believe all beings are interdependent and that a person’s value is inherent in their existence.
We embrace neurodivergence and understand that all identities are varied, complex, and intersectional.
We are committed to actively addressing racial and socioeconomic disparities in access to opportunities and outcomes.
- Have knowledge and experience in the West End community
- Enjoy interacting with people and bringing a positive energy
- Flexibility, Collaboration, and Organization
- Be able to lift and move 50 pounds
- Access to a vehicle to make deliveries
- Bonus skills: Bilingual in English and Spanish
TO INQUIRE: PLEASE EMAIL T.LAND@ASACDURHAM.COM