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Jobs at Monadnock Food Co-op

  • Are you passionate about organic food and local products?
  • Do you go out of your way to make someone’s day?
  • Do you enjoy customer contact and thrive in a fast-paced and cooperative work environment?

Our growing co-op is always looking for self-motivated, hardworking, and team-oriented individuals to go the extra mile for our shoppers and deliver great customer service. Be a part of our success!

Benefits of working at our Co-op

  • Our Co-op’s current entry-level wage is $11.50 per hour and we have an excellent benefit plan!
  • All employees enjoy a 20% discount on purchases!
  • All employees accrue Paid Time Off starting on Day 1
  • All employees are eligible for our Gain Share program (a form of Profit Sharing when we make a profit)
  • Employees working at least 20 hours/week may enroll in our dental insurance plan
  • Employees working an average of 30 hours/week may enroll in our health insurance plan. We contribute up to 92%
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage is provided for those who work an average of 35 hours per week
  • Eligible employees can participate in our retirement plan after one year of employment – we currently match up to 3%
  • Our Co-op provides Life insurance (including dependent coverage) to staff who work at least 20 hours/week
  • All employees are enrolled in our EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Employees and customers enjoy a smoke-free environment – we are proud to be a Healthy Monadnock Organization Champion!

Current Openings

Cook – Full time

Do you have experience with and a passion for cooking or a desire to express yourself creatively through food? Do you want a job working with the highest possible quality local ingredients? In the Co-op kitchen, we work with local farms to source organic, all natural, healthy produce and animal proteins. What we do here is unique to the region. We have the largest natural foods selection and deli menu in the region, and to top it off, we make everything from scratch. If you desire a strong set of abilities that can complement a growing career, or if you want to be a part of a strong kitchen team that strives for excellence in every way achievable, look no further. Schedule includes primarily mid and closing shifts

Produce Assistant Manager – Full time

This salaried position helps to oversee the purchasing, merchandising, staffing and inventory management of our produce department; provides excellent internal and external customer service. Experience working in a produce department, farmers market, or similar environment is important. Familiar with large variety of fruits and vegetables as well as cooking and preparing options would be helpful. Knowledge of organic and commercial growing practices and organic certification regulations a plus.  Strong communication and organization skills are required, as well as attention to detail, time management, superior customer service skills, and a sense of humor. Schedule will likely include a variety of shifts including weekend, early morning and evening shifts.

Deli & Beverage Supervisor – Full time

Supervise the daily operations and staff of the Deli and Beverage service counters. Train new staff; manage daily operations to ensure food is being produced to high standards and in a safe and sanitary manner; work with staff to improve and develop skills and food knowledge. Experience in food service or deli preferred. Supervisory experience a plus.  Schedule includes variety of shifts; generally, Sunday – Thursday. Evening availability a must.

Deli & Beverage Clerk – Full & part time

Love creating that special item for a customer? Create made-to-order beverages as well as cross-train in the Deli/Sandwich service counter. Direct interaction with customers requires someone with excellent customer service skills and the ability to work fast, but accurately. Experience in food handling and service preferred.  Must have Sunday and Monday availability, and an ability to work a flexible and shifting schedule.

Cashier – Part time

Are you a ‘people person’? In this position you would interact with our member/owners and customers and display superior customer service. Must value accuracy and balancing the cash drawer. Cashiering experience preferred. Ability to stand for long periods and to remain calm under pressure needed.  Flexible schedule that could include days, nights and weekend shifts.


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  • We prefer to receive a cover letter and resume, though they are not required for evaluation of employment. Other assessments may be required, such as job-related skill testing, references, prior employment verification, and background checks.
  • We will give each application a full review and if we feel the experience is a match for any of our open positions, we will reach out. Due to the number of applications we receive, we regret that we are unable to personally follow up with each applicant.
  • If you need access to a computer and/or assistance with the application process, you can utilize a local public library, or the  NH Employment Security Resource Center – 149 Emerald Street – Keene NH 03431  8am – 4pm, Monday through Friday.
  • If you have any difficulties while completing your application please email with a detailed explanation of the problem and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Our Co-op strives to be inclusive of all segments of our community in our employment practices. Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, creed, color, marital status, familial status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status.

Our Co-op does not have seasonal or short-term employment. Applicants must be at least 16 years old and be available for evening and weekend work (some positions have a minimum age requirement of 18).  Most positions are for a minimum of 15 hours and a maximum of 40 hours per week. If hired, we require you to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Our Co-op participates in E-Verify and will provide the government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the US.