Jobs

Food scrap recycling is growing in Illinois!  The below positions are with our members and partners.  Please follow links to apply to the position or learn more. 

If you are an IFSC member/partner and interested in posting jobs for your company or organization, please contact illinoiscomposts@gmail.com.

IFSC Member Jobs & Internships

Bucket Washer – Urban Canopy

The Urban Canopy is a young and diverse organization working on cutting edge issues at the intersection of urban agriculture and sustainable food. They are seeking a Bucket Washer to help support their vision: to create a sustainable and equitable food system by way of environmental stewardship, local job creation, healthy-living initiatives, and community building. Bucket Washers work with the Operations branch to clean buckets and organize storage space. This role is vital to their collection and composting of food waste throughout the Chicagoland area.

 

Compost Club Admin – Urban Canopy

The Urban Canopy is a young and diverse organization working on cutting edge issues at the intersection of urban agriculture and sustainable food. They are seeking a skilled Compost Club Administrator to help support their vision: to create a sustainable and equitable food system by way of environmental stewardship, local job creation, healthy-living initiatives, and community building.  The Compost Club branch plays a key role in achieving their vision by diverting food waste from the landfill and processing it into nutrient rich soil for their farm and local urban farms. The Compost Club Administrator will be a vital member of their team and will serve to execute on any tasks necessary to provide prompt and complete service to their Compost Club members.

 

Compost Club Lead – Urban Canopy

The Urban Canopy is seeking a skilled Compost Club Lead to help support their vision: to create a sustainable and equitable food system by way of environmental stewardship, local job creation, healthy-living initiatives, and community building.  The Compost Club branch plays a key role in achieving their vision by diverting food waste from the landfill and processing it into nutrient rich soil for their farm and other local growers. The branch is quickly growing with exponential growth potential. The ideal candidate has extensive experience in logistics and organization and a passion for sustainable urban food systems.

 

Driver – Collective Resource Compost

Collective Resource, Inc (CRI) has a full time driver/compost collector position open. Benefits include Holiday Pay, Health Insurance, and Paid Time Off.   CRI is a growing company with many opportunities for more responsibilities. Please visit CRI’s website for details on how to apply.  Collective Resource, Inc. is a woman-owned compost and food scrap pickup service based in Evanston.  They collect all food waste and compostable products from homes, businesses, and institutions and take them to a commercial composting site.  

 

Farmer’s Market Booth Manager – Urban Canopy

The Urban Canopy is a young and diverse organization working on cutting edge issues at the intersection of urban agriculture and sustainable food. They are seeking a skilled Farmers Market Booth Manager to help support their vision: to create a sustainable and equitable food system by way of environmental stewardship, local job creation, healthy-living initiatives, and community building.

 

Internship – IFSC

The IFSC is seeking undergraduate students for part-time internships to assist committees in research, outreach, content development, and more.  If interested, please email illinoiscomposts@gmail.com with your resume and letter of interest describing your background and interest in food scrap diversion.

 

LUCSA Co-Lead – Urban Canopy

The Urban Canopy is seeking a skilled LUCSA Co-Lead to help support their vision: to create a sustainable and equitable food system by way of environmental stewardship, local job creation, healthy-living initiatives, and community building. LUCSA is a door-to-door multi-season CSA supplying over 500 members per season with produce from their farm as well as produce and other good food from our local farm partners and producers. The Co-Lead will work alongside the existing LUCSA Lead to focus on development and growth of the branch, manage a small, passionate team, and operate the branch within the bigger structure of the Urban Canopy.

LUCSA Crew Member – Urban Canopy

The Urban Canopy is seeking a skilled LUCSA Crew Member to help support their vision: to create a sustainable and equitable food system by way of environmental stewardship, local job creation, healthy-living initiatives, and community building.  The LUCSA branch plays a key role in achieving their vision by supporting farms and local food producers throughout the Midwest and in the city of Chicago with door-to-door multi-season CSA supplying over 350 members per season. LUCSA Crew Members play a vital role in preparing, packing, and delivering their shares to our members throughout the Chicagoland area.

 

Outdoor Farm Production Assistant – Urban Canopy

The Urban Canopy is seeking a skilled Outdoor Farm Production Assistant to help support their vision: to create a sustainable and equitable food system by way of environmental stewardship, local job creation, healthy-living initiatives, and community building.  they are seeking a production assistant at ttheir 2-acre outdoor farm in Auburn-Gresham. The ideal candidate has at least a year of intensive production farming experience along with a commitment to environmental stewardship, local job creation, healthy-living initiatives, and community building.

Transporter – Urban Canopy

The Urban Canopy is seeking a skilled Transporter to help support their vision: to create a sustainable and equitable food system by way of environmental stewardship, local job creation, healthy-living initiatives, and community building.  Transporters are vital to achieving their vision by driving to physically distribute local and organic food, as well as collecting compostables throughout the Chicagoland area for our Compost Club service.