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.

 

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.  This internship is for 5-6 hours a week for up to 12 weeks.  A stipend is available.  Click here to learn more. 

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.