Theodore Payne Foundation's bookstore is a critical link between the mission of the Foundation and our members and visitors. The Front Office and 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 Front Office and Bookstore Coordinator has primary responsibility for maintaining membership and donor databases, assisting customers, supervising volunteers, maintaining the bookstore, fielding phone calls, registering class attendees and other duties assigned. This position is part time (Wednesday-Saturday, 10:30am to 5pm) and reports to the Director of Operations.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Schedule: Wednesday through Saturday, 10:30am to 5:00pm with occasional Sundays
Pay Rate: $12.75/hour
Send cover letter, resume, and references to [email protected] with the subject heading of Bookstore and Front Office Assistant
Theodore Payne Foundation
The Theodore Payne Foundation is a non-profit nursery and educational organization whose mission is to promote the understanding and use of California native plants. The Foundation has approximately 3,300 members and an outreach to nearly 13,000 via its e-newsletter; it has a paid staff of 16 and a corps of 250 volunteers. The Foundation owns and operates a 22-acre educational facility and nursery in Sun Valley in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, CA, and has an operatin budget of over $1 million. Major activities include operating a public nursery/seed room and bookstore, plant propagation, adult education and K-12 nature education demonstration gardens, an annual native plant garden tour with 2,000 attendees at 40 gardens, fall and spring plant sales, as well as donor, member, and volunteer appreciation events. Outreach activities include a quarterly newsletter, web site, e-newsletter, social media, and offsite sales. For more information, visit theodorepayne.org.
The Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Empoyer 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.