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Hiring: Retail Associate


Plant Chicago’s (PC) mission is to cultivate local circular economies and working with us means that you have

the opportunity to build a more inclusive and sustainable Chicago. PC is a highly collaborative organization

with a small staff and engaged volunteer base. Located in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, PC is

repurposing a former firehouse into a center for circular economy programming. The firehouse features

indoor and outdoor learning spaces, retail, and a shared use indoor farm.


Job Description:

The Retail Associate assists with operations of Plant Chicago’s retail space, The Firehouse Market, during

open hours. This includes opening and closing the space, providing customer service, product research and

ordering, invoicing, cleaning and organization of the space, and assisting with outreach. The Retail

Associate role is an opportunity to work independently, share and implement creative ideas, and get

involved with a close-knit, mission-based organization.


Hours: Part-time (up to 24 hours/week)

Reports to:Small Business Manager


Schedule: Fridays and Saturdays, other flexible hours during the week


To apply: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@plantchicago.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Applications received before January 15th will be prioritized.


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