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123 N. Hill St
South Bend, IN 46617

574-287-6724

Jobs

Purple Porch Co-op is looking to add energetic, hardworking people to our staff.  If you are interested in being a part of one of the coolest places in town - and thrive in a collaborative and cooperative environment - lease fill out an application found below.

Current Needs

Cook

Apply by filling out this application and emailing it to ppckitchenmanager@gmail.com or drop it off in our store.

Who should apply: Candidates with experience in commercial kitchens an home kitchens, an enthusiasm for local food and sustainability, exceptional cleanliness and attention to detail. The ideal candidates will be flexible in their willingness to perform a variety of duties with a positive attitude. The ability to work early mornings or evenings during the week and some weekends, provide excellent customer service, and attention to detail is a must. Current or former Serve-Safe training and knowledge of allergy safe food handling is a bonus.

Part-time and full-time opportunities available

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Preparation and creation of hot and cold food dishes
  • Baking
  • Maintaining cafe and salad bar items

Customer Service / Food Sales

Apply by filling out this application and emailing it to purpleporch.gm@gmail.com or drop it off in our store. 

Who should apply: Candidates with retail experience - preferably food sales; an enthusiasm for local food and community; Highly organized and self-motivated.  

Position is part- or full-time

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Excellent customer service
  • Operation of Point of Sale cash register system
  • Stocking and merchandising
  • Cleaning and Organizing
  • May include some supervisory tasks

Cook

Apply by filling out this application and emailing it to our Kitchen Manager Katie.

Who should apply: Candidates with experience in commercial kitchens an home kitchens, an enthusiasm for local food and sustainability, exceptional cleanliness and attention to detail. The ideal candidates will be flexible in their willingness to perform a variety of duties with a positive attitude. The ability to work early mornings or evenings during the week and some weekends, provide excellent customer service, and attention to detail is a must. Current or former Serve-Safe training and knowledge of allergy safe food handling is a bonus.

Part-time and full-time opportunities available

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Preparation and creation of hot and cold food dishes
  • Baking
  • Maintaining cafe and salad bar items