Job Opportunities

Fondy Food Center relies on a small team of dedicated staff to bring healthy food and economic opportunity to Greater Milwaukee. We always have need for volunteers, and sometimes have staff position openings. See below for current opportunities.

 

Position Opening: Administrative Assistant (Part-time, 24 -30 hours per week)

Position Overview: The Administrative Assistant is a crucial member of the team – working behind the scenes to ensure operations of the Fondy Food Center’s programs. We are a small team with a big impact – and each team member wears many hats. Overall Responsibilities: The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and donor record maintenance. The Administrative Assistant will also assist with the agency’s financial management, fundraising/development activities, programs, events, and communications.

Agency Overview: The Fondy Food Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that brings healthy food and economic opportunity to Greater Milwaukee by operating local farmers markets throughout the year; providing access to land, resources and support to small-scale farmers; and building a better food system to improve food security & food justice in our community.

Position Starts: As soon as possible, with flexibility

Compensation: Commensurate with experience. This is a part-time, hourly position, with the potential to become full-time.

Position Requirements:

  • Treat all people with dignity and respect, regardless of their background.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office suite (especially Excel).
  • Willingness to learn new skills and engage with technology.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Detail oriented; ability to work unsupervised.

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with QuickBooks software.
  • Experience with donor management software.
  • Fundraising experience, especially grant writing and donor cultivation.
  • Hmong language skills.

Responsibilities:

Assist Executive Director in maintaining donor database system, reports, and donor communications.

Assist Chief Operating Officer with maintaining accounts payable/receivable system.

Maintain polite and personal communications via electronic, mail and phone.

Prepare for meetings; provide follow-up.

Assist team with special projects, events, and tasks as they arise.

 To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and three references to: jcasey@fondymarket.org

Fondy Food Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. We strongly encourage applications from people identifying as BIPOC, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ and others who are underrepresented in local food system work.

Fondy Food Center’s mission is to connect Greater Milwaukee to local, fresh food – from farm to market to table – so that children learn better, adults live healthier, and communities celebrate cultural food traditions.