Employment





We always are accepting applications online - even when we are not actively hiring new employees.  Your application (scroll down for link!) will be reviewed and kept on file, and we will contact you if we think you would be a great fit for our Co-op Crew as positions open up in the store (approximately every two months).

Thank you for your interest in supporting Isla Vista's community-owned grocery store!

Positions Open Right Now:

Produce Clerk
$15/hr starting pay
Part-time (~15-18 hours) or Full-time (30+ hours) work available
Flexible scheduling available!  Would need ability to work variety of AM/PM and some weekend shifts.  We can work with your school schedule if you're a student!
Benefits:
20% off Staff Discount
Vision, Dental, and Health Insurance available for full-time staff
Retirement Savings Plan
Paid Sick Time
Paid Vacation Time (Full-time)
Multiple opportunities to grow and learn!

Cashiers/Front-End
$15/hr starting pay
Part-time (~15-25 hours)
*Need to work at least 3 shifts/week*
Flexible scheduling available!  Would need ability to work variety of AM/PM and some weekend shifts.  We can work with your school schedule if you're a student!
Benefits:
20% off Staff Discount
Retirement Savings Plan
Paid Sick Time
Multiple opportunities to grow and learn + raises and promotions!

Deli Crew
$15/hr starting pay
Part-time (~15-18 hours) or Full-time (30+ hours) work available
Flexible scheduling available!  Would need ability to work variety of AM/PM and some weekend shifts.  We can work with your school schedule if you're a student!
Benefits:
20% off Staff Discount
Vision, Dental, and Health Insurance available for full-time staff
Retirement Savings Plan
Paid Sick Time
Paid Vacation Time (Full-time)
Multiple opportunities to grow and learn!

We're searching for our next Deli Manager!
Do you have experience with prepared foods and people management, plus a willingness to learn and engage with our unique and wonderful community-owned Co-op?

You should apply to become our Deli Manager!  This is a full-time + benefits position leading a dynamic team in our currently cold-foods Deli, with tons of room for growth and the unique opportunity to expand the Co-op's Deli capabilities.  Dream big, and we've got your back.  We look forward to meeting you!

Full job description HERE.  Contact deli@islavistafood.coop with your resume or for any questions relating to the hiring process.

To apply:

1. Download an application here. http://www.mediafire.com/file/5fn6mft65rt6r76/Application_2018_FORM.pdf

2. Save the application to your computer and “Save As” with you first and last name as the file name (ex. TaylorDiaz).

3. Fill out the application directly on the computer and then save the completed application.*

4. E-mail the completed application to staff@islavistafood.coop with your full name and  the position you are applying for as the subject line.

*If you are unable to fill out the form on a computer, you may fill out a printed copy and e-mail a scanned copy of the application or drop off your application at the store. If you have any other technical issues while applying, please contact us at the e-mail listed above.

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What's it like to work at the Co-op?

We love hiring people that are looking for something more than merely a place to work, because the Co-op is the sort of place that may get into your heart and keep you for a while. Some of us have worked here for 5, 10, or 20 years and we're still excited to be here! 

 
Along with a dynamic working environment, IVFC staff enjoy the following employee benefits:
 
20% discount on all Co-op purchases
Paid Sick Time (All Employees)
Paid Vacation (Full-time Employees)
Health, Dental & Vision Coverage (Full-time Employees)
Flexible Scheduling
Professional Growth & Development Opportunities


If you love service with a smile, have a "can-do" sort of attitude, know how to have fun while also working hard, and want to learn lots about natural foods, cooperative business and our local food community, you'll love working at the food co-op!

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Application Process Details 

Please allow up to 30 days for a response after submitting you application. While we wish we could respond to every applicant, the large volume of applications we receive prevents us from being able to do so. If the hiring manger has selected you for an interview, you will be contacted with the information you provided. If your contact information or availability changes at any time, please submit a new application.
 
Applications will be kept on file for one year from the application date. You may rescind your application at any time. As job openings occur, we will screen through the applications on file. We may also solicit additional applications by posting within the store, through newspapers, or online. If you see a specific job posted that interests you, you are welcome to submit a new application highlighting skills specific to that position.