Theodore Payne Foundation’s bookstore is a critical link between the mission of the Foundation and our members and visitors. The Bookstore Assistant provides a positive and well-informed face to the public and represent the Theodore Payne Foundation in a professional and ethical manner. The Bookstore Assistant has primary responsibility for assisting customers, stocking merchandise, maintaining the bookstore, fielding phone calls, registering class attendees, and other duties as assigned. This position is part time and reports to the Bookstore and Front Office Manager.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Schedule: 20 hours/week flexible hours
Pay Rate: $12.75/hour
THEODORE PAYNE FOUNDATION
The Theodore Payne Foundation is a non-profit nursery and educational organization that promotes the understanding and use of California native plants. The Foundation has approximately 3,000 members and an outreach to nearly 14,000 via its e- newsletter; it has a paid staff of 18 and a corps of 150 volunteers. The Foundation owns and operates a 22-acre educational facility and nursery in Sun Valley in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, CA, and has an operating budget of more than $1 million. Major activities include operating a public nursery/seed room and bookstore, plant propagation, adult education and K-12 nature education classes, demonstration gardens, an annual native plant garden tour with 2,000 attendees at 40 gardens, seasonal plant sales, as well as donor, member, and volunteer appreciation events. Outreach activities include the web site, e-newsletter, social media, and offsite sales.
For more information, visit theodorepayne.org The Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all TPF activities are conducted without discrimination based on race, color, genetics, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or status as a protected veteran. TPF is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
Send cover letter, resume, and references to [email protected] with the subject heading of: Bookstore Assistant