Work with us

We are very grateful to have received funding from the Victorian State Government Working for Victoria program to undertake a number of new projects, elevating and diversifying our work in the local food system.

Melbourne Farmers Markets is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace where all our employees are valued. We appreciate the experiences, skills and perspectives of all individuals and foster a collaborative environment.

We encourage all applications. 

Kitchen Activator

Position details: Fixed term part time (0.6 x 6 months, funded by Working for Victoria)
Reporting to: Managing Director
Hourly pay rate: $29.26 inclusive of penalties and allowances + superannuation
Primary Location: 2 Wingrove St, Alphington

The Community Kitchen Activator is a hands-on position, leading the activation of our newly completed registered commercial
kitchen on site at Alphington, part of the activities offered to our community and also to ensure the sustainability of Melbourne Farmers Markets.

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E-commerce and Distribution Coordinator

Position details: Fixed term part-time (6 months) 30.4 hours per week, based on 3 days per week Monday – Friday and either a Saturday or Sunday each week
Reporting to: Operations Manager
Hourly pay rate: $28.91 per hour inclusive of penalties and allowances + superannuation
Primary Location: 2 Wingrove St, Alphington

As a long-established leader and advocate for the small-scale Victorian food sector, Melbourne Farmers Markets (MFM) seeks to provide an additional short supply chain service for its large community of growers and artisan food producers. This will be designed to provide tailored and cost-effective logistics solutions that will lead to additional sales channels, ultimately enhancing business to business opportunities in Melbourne. This project includes a significant investment into depot and distribution facilities at its Alphington site, enabled through the Working for Victoria grant, and will capitalise on and strengthen existing relationships with organisations such as Open Food Network and regional Victorian hubs.
With funding made available through the Working for Victoria program, an exciting position in project development and establishment has become available.

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how to apply

These positions are funded by the Victorian State Government through the Working for Victoria program. Applications must be submitted through the Sidekicker employment platform, here’s how to register: 

• Register via the Working For Victoria website

• You will be taken through to the Sidekicker registration form where you fill out their details including a short bio, location, and previous work history

• Your registration will be processed and you will receive an email notification when this is completed (Monday to Friday registrations will be processed within 24hours)

If you have difficulties completing the registration form or have questions about the WFV account, the support team is ready to help and can be contacted via the blue chat bubble on the WFV app or desktop. Additionally you can email Sidekicker for additional support at support@sidekicker.com.au

You will be notified if you are shortlisted and more information, including your CV and a detailed cover letter, will be requested.