Member-Owner Opportunities

Honest Weight relies on our Member-Owners to help run our store in a variety of ways. Here is a list of current needs, sorted by department. Please keep in mind your discount status when inquiring about assignments.


These are one-time, task-specific projects. Currently, we have no projects requiring assistance.


These are ongoing needs, listed by department.


  • Weekly stockers who can do heavy lifting

  • Weekly herb stockers, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings; some related clerical duties

  • Monthly members for deep cleaning of Bulk, early morning or late evening hours, any day of the week. This will require some heavy lifting, and a self-directed member would be a good fit for this task

  • Please contact Tom G. at or 518.482.2667 x 130 to sign up to work in Bulk


  • Weekly members with knowledge of department’s products and a passion for fine foods

  • Tasks include cleaning, cutting and wrapping, shelf maintenance, off-site event support, etc

  • Open shifts: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 6 to 9:00pm, Friday 1 to 4pm and 6 to 9pm, Saturday 10 to 1pm and 1 to 4pm, Sunday 10am to 1pm, Sunday 1 to 4pm

  • Contact Linda D. at or 518.482.2667 x 254

Co-op Voice Newsletter

  • Monthly or weekly  member to help with advertising coordination and billing, receiving and tracking payments for the new online member newsletter.

  • Contact Janet S. at or 518.482.2667 x 104


  • Monthly instructors to teach classes at the Co-op which are related to our mission (such as health and wellness, alternative diets, ecological sustainability, etc.)

  • Monthly and weekly help in a variety of ways with the Coop Scoop

  • Contact Education Coordinator, Georgia J., at or 518.482.2667 x 219 if you have special interests, skills or knowledge that you would like to share with our community

 Food Service

  • Weekly members with food experience, Sundays, 8:30 - 11:30am; in bakery Friday, Saturday and Tuesdays, 6 – 9am

  • Weekly members for front of house to package salads and food, all times open

  • Monthly members for cleaning and organizing

  • Contact Dan H. at

 Front End

  • Monthly  Courtesy Clerks to bag customer groceries and assist customers at the register; sign up for shifts at the Service Desk

  • Weekly Cashier shifts available on Friday evenings, Saturday and Sunday

  • Current or Past Cashiers to be on substitute list for cancellations

  • For more information, contact Katie at or Yevette at

 Governance Review Council (GRC)

  • Weekly Member The GRC is seeking a Secretary to assist with providing services to the HWFC membership: take minutes at all GRC Meetings (monthly, usually the 2nd Tuesday evening), organize GRC opinions, assist in preparing agendas and reports.

  • If you are interested, contact


  • Monthly and weekly help with stocking, conditioning, auditing and cleaning, clerical

  • Stocker on Thursday and Saturday mornings, as early as 6am, conditioners Wednesday through Saturday in the afternoon, closers on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, and sign auditors on a flexible basis

  • Ask the Service Desk to page Grocery to speak with them about scheduling a shift

  • For clerical, contact Georgia S. at


  • Weekly help for Café Maintenance at mealtimes: clear and wipe tables, maintain cutlery and other supplies, spot sweep and wipe floors, bring bus trays to the kitchen

  • Monthly and weekly help Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday days, and any night to close the store; tasks include cleaning bathrooms, dust-mopping floors, and taking garbage to the dumpsters; or help with floor care in the evenings, starting at 10pm.

  • Contact John D. at or 518.482.2667 x 103

 Maintenance and Grounds Support

  • Monthly and weekly members in early morning and late evening for numerous tasks. Proficiency with hand tools, ladders, paint, etc. Computer and mechanical literacy desired. Ability to lift 50+ lbs

  • Contact Brian P. at

  • Monthly and weekly help gardening (planting and weeding), April to October. Contact Janet S. at or 518.482.2667 x 104


  • Weekly members to help in the cold room which requires wearing a hat/hair covering; bagging, cleaning and providing customer service, Tuesdays - Sundays, 6 - 9pm

  • Monthly members to clean

  • Contact Nick B. at or 518.482.2667 x 257

Member Services

  • Monthly members for tabling. Must be friendly and outgoing. Current project: encouraging members to sign consent to shift all communication to email
  • Monthly and/or weekly member to take and transcribe meeting minutes, twice monthly on Thursdays, 10 – 11am.
  • Monthly and/or weekly members for occasional data entry

  • Contact Janet S. at  or 518.482.2667 x 104


  • Monthly or weekly members excited about the rigorous and rewarding work of Community Outreach, with open availability (especially weekdays), who are skilled at engaging large groups of children and adults alike

  • Contact Amy E. at or 518.482.2667 x 128


  • Monthly and weekly help with stocking, prep work, and cleaning

  • Shifts are available throughout the week at varied times; call or email for an updated listing and/or to schedule your first shift

  • Contact Brendan K. at or 518.482.2667 x 253

 Shoppers’ Helpers/Parking Attendants

  • Monthly and weekly members to assist customers, back-up Courtesy Clerks, and help wherever needed. Must be out-going!

  • Shoppers Helpers are needed throughout the week at various times

  • Monthly and weekly Parking Lot Attendants to help shoppers navigate the parking lot, unload groceries, and return their shopping carts, especially on the weekends and during our busy holiday season.

  • Please contact Janet S. at or 518.482.2667 x 104



If you have questions about any of these member-owner opportunities, or any of the information on this page, please contact Janet Sorell at