Number of Workers Sought1
Type of FarmVegetable
Marketing Strategy (Other)Helena Food Share Pantry
Pay Rate$18-$20 40 hours per week year round
Do you have a website, social media account, or job posting anywhere else?Yes
Online Listing URLhttps://helenafoodshare.org/about-us/employment/
Describe yourself, your family, background, farming experience, philosophy, goals and interestsMission
Serving our neighbors in need by providing food in a respectful and dignified way and by working with others to eliminate hunger in the greater Helena area.
Creating a hunger-free community.
Our Food Sharing Philosophy
We believe no one should go hungry.
We believe access to food is a basic human right.
We believe nutritious food is a building block for healthy communities.
We believe in the spirit of human kindness.
We believe that working together we accomplish more.
We believe every gift is significant.
We believe by sharing food, we share hope.
1 in 7 residents of Helena struggles with hunger. 1 in 5 Helena children don’t know where their next meal is coming from.
Helena Food Share was founded in 1987 to help provide emergency food to our neighbors who face hunger. Families come to the pantry because they are facing difficult times. These folks need help while they experience difficulty paying medical bills, struggle with a disability, find their way through a layoff, or do their best to make ends meet with a low or fixed income. No matter the situation, we are dedicated to serving our customers with dignity and respect and providing them
Describe the physical setting of your farm and the nature of the community in which you liveHigh tunnel and a fenced garden with raised beds on maybe a half or full acre. Right next to Helena Food Share.
Describe your farm operation
We grow a variety of produce for free distribution to our customers. We also use it as a demonstration garden to help our customers & community learn how to grow their own food.