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OrganizationMarket Central
TypePart Time
Application DeadlineMarch 17, 2017
College Degree Required?No


The SNAP/Debit Coordinator job for Market Central takes place mostly at the Charlottesville City Market on Saturday mornings, April-December, and at the Farmers in the Park market on Wednesday afternoons, May-September. This position is approximately 20 hours/week. Data reports and book-keeping are done at our office.

This job does require someone who can be on his or her feet for several hours at a time, and who is detail oriented as much of the job requires running reports, counting and handing out tokens at the farmers markets, checking calculations, and preparing reimbursements.

SNAP/debit program tasks

Prepare for market:

  • Wireless terminal with fully charged battery
  • Terminal transaction sheets
  • SNAP and Debit tokens
  • Incentive coupons
  • Reimbursement checks for vendors
  • Reimbursement sheets and envelopes for vendors
  • Table, signs, tent for sun or rain
  • Receipt spindles, receipt tape, pens
  • Program literature for customers


Clerk tasks:

  • Arrive at market with supplies 15-20 minutes before market opening to set up booth
  • Distribute weekly reimbursement checks to vendors
  • Open machine and connect to wireless server (password activated)
  • Interact with customers, enter data into machine and swipe customer’s card
  • Dispense tokens and incentive coupons
  • Record transaction data and collect receipts
  • At the end of the market, close the machine and save report
  • Collect tokens from vendors
  • Return machine, receipts and transaction sheet to MC/IRC
  • Take down and store equipment
  • Count, record, and print reimbursement checks for next market


Employee skills:

  • Follow directions to prepare for markets by assembling needed materials
  • Reliably arrive on time and set up at each market
  • Communicate well with customers: be able to help them understand the program and carry out transactions in a friendly manner
  • Attention to detail: observe the data on the machine, reliably record the data, accurately track and reimburse vendors
  • Be able to lift and carry tables, rolling file cart, and other items.
  • Stamina needed to work in a busy, bustling atmosphere outdoors.

If you are interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to