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Position: Good Food Market Assistant
Organization: The Depot Community Food Centre
Location: NDG, Montréal, Quebec

About The Depot Community Food Centre Founded in 1986, The Depot Community Food Centre (formerly the NDG Food Depot) is a community-based non-profit organization that works collaboratively with other community partners to address issues of food security in NDG and the surrounding areas.

About the Good Food Markets The Depot’s Good Food Markets were developed in response to a call from community members for better access to fresh fruits and vegetables. The markets offer a variety of fresh, local, organic and non-organic, and ‘seconds in season. The Markets are inclusive and welcoming places where all are invited to shop and enjoy the ambiance (snacks, conversation, and community). With the goal of operating our market program year round, (and in consideration of the pandemic) this winter we are offering an online pre-order basket service that customers can pick up at collection points (3 in NDG).

We are currently looking for a Market Assistant to help set up and run our winter market program and to support our distribution program. The contract runs until the end of May.

Requirements to apply

  • Must have a valid driver’s licence and be comfortable driving, loading and unloading a 12 foot cube truck.
  • Must enjoy and be capable of working physically and outdoors

Key Responsibilities/Tasks

  • Help coordinate and prepare the winter market baskets
  • Support all market logistics including online orders, product orders, basket preparation and delivery and pick ups
  • Communicate with clients to ensure quality service and that feedback is heard
  • Manage content of our online sales platform (square) and promotion via social media (in collaboration with our communications coordinator)
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community partners

Required skills


  • Bilingual (Spoken French and English)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to lift 50 pound bags and have good physical stamina


  • Have basic knowledge and skills to manage an IT platform
  • Ability to work in a team and community environment and in compliance with current health standards
  • Ability to prioritize and complete tasks effectively
  • Knowledge of the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce community an asset

Contract conditions

  • Minimum of 21h/semaine (4 days) - and up to 28h (depending on demand)
  • Available for work Monday through Thursday
  • 17$/hour

To apply Please complete the following form:

Application deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and will be read as they are received.

Job starts : As soon as possible

The Depot is committed to creating a workplace as diverse as the communities we serve and thus strongly encourages people from our diverse communities and all people who experience marginalization to apply and to self-identify in their cover letter. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Depot Community Food Centre 6505 Somerled H4V 1S5 514-483-4680

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 8 2021    ID: 58271