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Bridgeport Mobile Market Now HIRING!

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

If you have seen the Bridgeport Mobile Market in your neighborhood, then you know that it is doing a great thing for the community! The market, which launched in June 2013, is currently taking applications for an operator assistant.

 

Position Summary:
The purpose of the Bridgeport Mobile Market is to provide fresh food access to residents in the ward 5 community and surrounding neighborhoods. The Bridgeport Mobile Market Assistant will assist in all the daily functions of the mobile market. The operator will need assistance with picking up and receiving deliveries of produce from vendors, stocking shelves, driving the truck to assigned destinations, promoting sales, operating the cash register, managing inventory, quality control , and clean as needed. Strong interpersonal skills and positive attitude are a must!

Position Requirements:

  • Must have basic math skills for handling cash transactions and counting inventory
  • Self-motivated with strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven sales ability
  • Ability to work with minimal direction
  • Be able to work flexible shifts
  • Valid OH driver’s license
  • Committed to the mission of the Bridgeport Mobile Market
  • Able to work in cool environment for a long duration
  • Able to work year round (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m., with possible weekends)

Physical Requirements:

  • Bending
  • Carrying up to 50 pounds
  • Pulling
  • Standing

To Apply:
Interested applicants must forward a cover letter and resume to Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc., 7201 Kinsman Road, Suite 104, Cleveland, OH 44104, email to smullins@bbcdevelopment.org, or fax to 216-341-2683

Want a job in the “Green” sector? Sign up for Roots of Success at Tri-C

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Are you ready to jump-start your career for the 21st century? If so, Roots of Success is the program for you. We are entering a time when jobs are often outsourced, and that can be scary. But not all jobs can be sent overseas. Those jobs are in the “green” sector with fields that include energy, transportation, and water to name a few.

Roots of Success is an innovative program coming to Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) Metro Campus this spring. This empowering curriculum will prepare participants  to work jobs in the “Green” sector with environmental literacy and job and career readiness skills. To date, there are over 6,000 graduates of this program working in every sector of the green economy..

Roots of Success has a stimulating multimedia curriculum. With a combination of videos, group work, and activities paired with academics, there is method for every style of learning.

Discover what field you are passionate about!

Topics include

  • Fundamentals of Environmental Literacy
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Transportation
  • Energy
  • Building
  • Food, Health & Agriculture
  • Civic Engagement & Leadership
  • Application & Practice
  • Financial Literacy & Social Entrepreneurship

Classes will be held 1/14/14 through 5/1/14, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Questions? Please call (216)664-2801 or e-mail pseldon@city.cleveland.oh.us

To register for  this course at Tri-C (Non-Credit, Continuing Education #32681, Location ZBMT 1025-0, 2014 Spring Semester) call 216.987.3075

This course is brought to you through a collaboration with Roots of Success, Cleveland Foundation, City of Cleveland – Office of Sustainability
Cuyahoga Community College – Business, Math and Technology Department (Metropolitan Campus)

Tri-C Training Leads to Jobs

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Cuyahoga Community College hosts workforce training classes that are ideal for entry-level jobs or advancement. Classes are for non-credit and credit training for individuals and businesses. Tri-C is dedicated to enhancing economic growth and the quality of life in Northeast Ohio.

Classes offer flexible schedules, traditional and online opportunities. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.

For more information, click here.

Innovation Series: Urban Farming @ Cornucopia Place

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Social Venture Partners invites you to the Social Innovation Series, with monthly conversations about positive change in Cleveland and a showcase of innovative solutions to problems are community faces.

This month, Urban Farming: How growing fresh food can transform a neighborhood and a city in a changing landscape. 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Speakers Keymah Durden, III, one of three co-founders of Rid-All Green Partnership, and Angela Park, founder/executive director of Diversity Matters in Vermont.

6:30 p.m. – networking, appetizers, wine and soft drinks

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Panel and discussion

This event is free. Click here to register.

Youth/Young Adult Job Opportunity with BBC

Friday, May 17th, 2013

POSITION TITLE:    MOBILE MARKET YOUTH ASSISTANT

 

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

Opportunities are available with the Bridgeport Mobile Market, a produce truck on wheels that travels to stops throughout Cleveland’s east side. Volunteers are needed to assist with the daily operations of the market, including loading the market truck and assist with sales.

 

The mobile market assistant will help the operator with loading or unloading produce onto the truck. He or she must be willing to work at a fast pace, while maintaining the integrity of the sales presentation.

 

The mobile market assistant will assist customers with produce questions in regards to quality and preparation as well as help make selections and assist the elderly and disabled. This position may entail standing and withstanding cold for long hours, and interacting with the community. This person should be outgoing and like talking to people, with the ability to sell, speak clearly and articulately.

 

This is an entry level position designed for those who are entering the workforce to learn and develop skills in business and sales that will prepare them for their future careers.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Willing to crouch, kneel or crawl to retrieve produce items
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Basic knowledge of produce or willingness to learn
  • Enjoy interacting with people
  • Punctuality is a must
  • Tolerance of the cold

 

HOW TO APPLY   

Submit your resume via email only to: Sherita Mullins, SMullins@bbcdevelopment.org.  Please feel free to call with questions at (216) 341-1455

Job Opportunity with BBC’s Bridgeport Market

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Position Summary

The purpose of the Bridgeport Market is to provide fresh food access to residents in the Ward 5 community and surrounding neighborhoods. The Bridgeport Mobile Market Operator will assist in all the daily functions of the Mobile Market. The operator will pick-up and receive deliveries of produce from vendors, stock shelves, drive truck to assigned destinations, promote sales, operate cash register, manage inventory, quality control, and clean as needed. Operator will contribute to increasing sales and creating positive image for the market. Strong interpersonal skills and positive attitude are a must. Candidate must have a well-developed sales ability in order to increase sales. Candidate must have entrepreneurial spirit.

Position requirements

  • Must have basic math skills for handling cash transactions and counting inventory.
  • Self-motivated with strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven sales ability
  • Ability to work with minimal direction
  • Be able to work flexible shifts
  • Valid OH driver’s license
  • Committed to the mission of the Bridgeport Market
  • Able to work in cool environment for long durations

Physical requirements

  • Bending
  • Carrying Up to 50 pounds
  • Pulling
  • Standing

To Apply

Interested applicants must forward a cover letter and resume to Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc., 7201 Kinsman Road, Suite 104, Cleveland, OH 44104, email to smullins@bbcdevelopment.org, or fax to 216.341.1455

Employment Opportunity with BBC

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

We are currently looking for an Americorp VISTA to assist with our healthy foods initiative. The position is designed to build capacity by developing programing and infrastructure for the Bridgeport Mobile Market (a mobile produce retailer) and Cornucopia Place (providing nutrition education and cooking demonstrations). For full job description, click on this link.

Y.O.U.’s Youth Summer Jobs Today

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

With summer around the corner, you’re probably looking for away to spend your time, and make a little money. What better way than through Y.O.U.’s My Summer Job program, where you will be matched with a hiring employer. Youth, age 14-18 are eligible. In-person registration will happen this Wednesday, 3/20 from 2:30-5 p.m. at New Tech East. Registration is available on line.

Green Corps Youth Program

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

The Cleveland Botanical Garden’s Green Corps urban agriculture youth program provides summer employment for high school students age 15-18. As an agricultural based work-study program, Green Corps youth learn to grow fruits, vegetables, and herbs on three acres of urban land under the supervision of experienced staff. Produce is harvested and sold at local farmer’s markets and within the neighborhoods of the learning farms. Student employees will work at one of five urban farms located throughout the city.

You can earn a paycheck and save money!

You can make new friends!

You can learn about gardening, agriculture, and healthy living and cooking!

You can do anything you put your mind to!

You can have a fun summer job!

You can work and make a positive difference in your community!

The Facts:

  • Green Corps is a seasonal work-study program for high school youth in Cleveland.
  • Work in a learning farm- planting, weeding, watering, and harvesting plants.
  • Harvest and package produce for sale at markets, restaurants, and neighborhood residents.
  • June 13th orientation
  • Minimum wage
  • Application deadline March 18, 2013

For an application, come by our office, or give us a call to receive one electronically.

Apply now for BBC’s High School Internship Position!

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Open now for the Fall Semester, BBC’s High School Internship Program is perfect for HS Seniors looking for some part time work in the neighborhood, and experience in the field of community development.

Our High School Intern assists full-time staff members on program intake and management.  They assist staff in file preparation, document management, data tracking, program promotion and community event planning, and other general office duties.

Applicant requirements:

MUST BE A HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR RESIDING IN CLEVELAND’S WARD 5 NEIGHBORHOOD

Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel.

Moderate typing skills.

Favorable interpersonal skills and the ability to complete tasks efficiently. Must also be dependable.

Ability to work at minimum 10 hours per week.

If you, or a HS Senior you know, would like to apply please click on this link  http://www.bbcdevelopment.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/High-School-Internship-Application1.pdf

Feel free to call our office at 216-341-1455 for more information