Participating Owner Program

    Participating Owners help coordinate the Co-op Kids Program.

    Participating Owners help coordinate the Co-op Kids Program.

  1. The Participating Owner Program provides our owners with a means to deepen their involvement and impact in our community. These volunteers play a pivotal role in our cooperative by sharing their talents and donating their time to activities such as teaching customers about food and nutrition, facilitating playgroups and clubs, contributing to our publications, and more.

Per a Board of Directors’ policy that guides the program, volunteer positions shall not be of an operational nature. We look for useful and creative ways to engage owners in our mission and strategic plan.

  • As positions become available, we will post them below. The link to apply is below the current openings section; you may also pick up a hard copy application at the Customer Service Desk.
  • An application also may be submitted to receive first notice of opportunities at they arise, or to suggest a role that is not currently advertised.

 

 

Please email Nicole O'Donnell at ownerservices@moscowfood.coop with any questions!

 

CURRENT OPENINGS

Thursday Recycler

Help us operate sustainably! We are seeking a volunteer to take on the Thursday recycling shift. Our volunteer recyclers visit our store departments and collect recyclables for sorting at the Moscow Recycling Center. It takes about 1 ½ hours to complete a shift. This is a nice roll-up-your-sleeves effort where the volunteer can see the immediate impact of a completed shift and know they are helping with our Co-op’s mission. This is a weekly commitment in which the volunteer comes every Thursday. The shift time is flexible as long as it happens either late afternoon or in the evening. Recyclers receive (3) 18% vouchers for each shift, which leads to 12 or 15 store discount vouchers each month.
 

Online Community News Editor

We are seeking a volunteer to serve as our Online Community News Editor. This volunteer will be responsible for:

  • communicating with Community News editors and contributors.
  • finalizing submissions.
  • ensuring that the articles and photos are accurate.
  • compiling articles and photos in a timely manner and posting them to our website before the first of each month.

Knowledge of the Squarespace platform or other blogging platforms is a plus, and attention to detail is a must! Four 18% vouchers will be awarded each month.


Community Contributions Committee

We are seeking 2 community members to serve on our Community Contributions committee. Through the Co-op Community Contributions program, we offer modest donations to a variety of community groups. This group will be responsible for working with the Education and Events Coordinator to award donations to community groups. The committee meets once a month on the 2nd Monday of the month to review pending applications for the following month, select recipients, and provide recommendations for the contribution amount/type. Three 18% discount vouchers will be awarded for each committee meeting.

Art Exhibit Assistant

The Moscow Food Co-op seeks an Art Exhibit Assistant. We exhibit the work of local artists on the second Friday of every month from 5:30 pm – 7 pm. The Art Exhibit Assistant is in charge of taking down the old show and hanging up the new show a couple of days before the Exhibit. On the day of the event, this volunteer coordinates food and drinks, introduces the artist to customers, and stays until the end of the show to clean up. The Art Exhibit Assistant is scheduled to arrive at the Co-op by 4:30 pm on the day of the exhibit and have consistent availability to carry out the functions of this role every month.  The successful candidate must be friendly, with excellent customer service skills; must be physically and artistically able to hang the art; and be able to be diplomatic and calm with the artists. Three (3) discount vouchers are awarded each month for this role.  


Recycling Subs Needed

Help the Co-op operate sustainably by becoming one of our recycling subs! Our Participating Owner-driven recycling program needs substitutes!  It takes about two hours to complete a shift, which involves visiting different store departments and collecting recyclables for sorting at the Moscow Recycling Center. Substitutes will be put on a contact list for regular recyclers to use to find a substitute who is able to cover their shift. Substitute recyclers will receive (3) 18% vouchers for each shift they cover.

 

To apply, click on the application box below. You also can pick up a hard copy application at our Customer Service Desk.

An application also may be submitted to receive first notice of opportunities at they arise, or to suggest a role that is not currently advertised.

NOTE: You must be a member-owner of the Co-op
to volunteer as a "Participating Owner"!