Eastern Market Corporation (EMC) is the 501(c)(3) non-profit management and
development organization of the Eastern Market, which operates food assistance
programs at the market to improve fresh food access in the City of Detroit and

EMC is looking for a Food & Health Fellow to provide operational support to
the food assistance programs at Eastern Market on Tuesdays and Saturdays.  A
core component to increasing people’s access to healthy food includes
facilitating food assistance programs that allow eligible recipients to
purchase food at the Eastern Market.

The Food & Health Fellow will be exposed to a diverse array of customers and
colleagues during food assistance program operations. This position offers an
opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge and training in Michigan food
assistance programs and an opportunity to continue on through our summertime
fellowship. This is a unique opportunity to work with one of the oldest public
markets in the United States and southeast Michigan’s undisputed historic
urban food hub.

•	Operate the Bridge Card and Double Up Food Bucks token exchange for
Market customers/vendors including dispensing tokens to customers and
redeeming tokens for vendors on Saturdays and Tuesdays
•	Process paperwork for the Senior/WIC Project FRESH program
•	Deliver excellent service to both internal and external customers,
exhibit a positive attitude and enthusiasm toward the job and company,
particularly with customers, vendors, staff members and during peak times
•	Keep the Bridge Card locations clean and inviting to shoppers and
•	Become familiar with general market operations and district business
locations to be able to answer visitor questions

•	Saturday availability
•	Interest in food, social justice, entrepreneurship, and urban
•	Dependable & responsible, outgoing & enthusiastic
•	High level of organizational multitasking skills
•	Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work in
small teams
•	Detail-oriented and the ability to think on your feet
•	Physically able to set up equipment, stand/walk during shifts, and
carry 50+ lbs
•	Basic math literacy and cash handling skills
•	Must be over 18 years of age

•	Hourly rate of $10.00/hour
•	This is a part-time position, 8-10 hours/week
•	Vacation, Health Insurance, and Retirement are not available

To apply for a Food & Health Fellow position, please send a letter of interest
and your résumé to [log in to unmask]
Please put “Food & Health Fellow 2017” in the subject line of the email.

Please follow all the above submission guidelines.  We look forward to
receiving your application. Eastern Market Corporation conducts background and
motor vehicle record checks on all job applicants following a conditional
offer of employment.

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