Employment






Thank you for your interest in employment at the Isla Vista Food Co-op.

We accept general applications on a rolling basis:


Thank you for your interest in employment at the Isla Vista Food Co-op! 
 
We are currently hiring for the following positions. Please click on the position you are interested for the full job description:

To apply:
1.     Download an application here.
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 the position you are applying for as the subject line (produce/crew/kitchen/all positions)

*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. Paper applications will not be accepted in store. If you have any other issues, please contact us at the e-mail listed above.

Please allow up to 30 days for a response.

While we wish we could respond to every applicant, the large volume of applications we receive prevents us from being able to do so. Please do not call or stop by to check in on your application status. 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.

Best of luck!


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

Whether part-time or full-time, 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 to work that may get into your heart and keep you for a while.  Some of us have worked here for 4, 12, or 16 years and we're still really excited to be here!  It's not easy work, but it's rewarding and inspiring work, a real labor of love.

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 and our local food community, you'll love working at the food co-op!