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.
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 email@example.com. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Applications received before January 15th will be prioritized.