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Member-Owner Opportunities

Honest Weight relies on 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.


Click the department below to see available opportunities.


  • Weekly stockers who can do heavy lifting, including regularly lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Weekly herb stockers, most evenings;
  • Weekly or Monthly clerical duties
  • Monthly member-owners 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 Martha M at, or call 518.482.2667 x 259 to sign up


Cheese & Specialty Foods

  • Weekly member-owners 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
  • Openings: Various days and times throughout the week, with weekends most needed; call or email to schedule
  • Contact Linda D. at or 518.482.2667 x 256


Food Service

  • Weekly member-owners with food experience: Sundays, 8:30 to 11:30am
  • Weekly member-owners NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY: bakery Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 6 – 9am, but especially Saturday, 6 – 9am to stock the display case, etc
  • Weekly member-owners for front of house to package salads and food, all times open
  • Monthly member-owners for cleaning and organizing
  • Contact Dan H. at


Front End

  • Monthly or weekly  Courtesy Clerks to bag customer groceries and assist customers at the register; sign up for a time slot at the Service Desk, especially need coverage on Friday late afternoon and weekends from noon to 7pm
  • Weekly Cashiers needed on all days, various times
  • Current or Past Cashiers to be on substitute list for cancellations
  • For more information, contact Katie at or Kelly at



  • Monthly and weekly help with stocking, conditioning, organizing, auditing, cleaning, and clerical
  • All time slots are available.  Times of greatest need are:
    • All early mornings, as early as 6 am
    • Saturday and Sunday all day
  • Contact Alex at or Georgia S. at


Meat & Seafood

  • Weekly member-owners to help in the cold room which requires wearing a hat/hair covering; bagging, cleaning and providing customer service, 6 - 9pm, Tuesday - Sunday
  • Monthly member-owners to clean
  • Contact Mo D. at or 518.482.2667 x 257



  • Monthly and weekly help with stocking, prep, and cleaning
  • Throughout the week at varied times, especially Tuesday; call or email for an updated listing and/or to schedule
  • Contact Brendan K. at, or 518.482.2667 x 253



  • No needs at this time



  • Monthly or weekly member-owners excited about rigorous and rewarding Community Outreach, with open availability (especially weekdays), who are skilled at engaging large groups of children and adults
  • Contact Amy E. at or 518.482.2667 x 128



  • 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.). We are looking for specialty cooking classes in particular: cooking with Bulk, ethnic cooking classes, fermenting, etc.
  • Special Events staffing on an as-needed basis
  • Contact the Education Coordinator, Sandy at or 518.482.2667 x 219 if you have special interests, skills or knowledge that you would like to share with our community



  • 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 member-owners in early morning and late evening for numerous tasks. Proficiency with 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 Yevette at or 518.482.2667 x 104


Greeters/Shoppers’ Helpers/Parking Attendants

  • NEW OPPORTUNITY: member-owners to greet customers at the front entrance
  • Monthly and weekly member-owners to assist customers, back-up Courtesy Clerks, and help wherever needed as Shoppers Helpers, throughout the week at various times. Must be outgoing!
  • 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 the Member-Owner Coordinator at or 518.482.2667 x 104


Member Services

  • Monthly and/or weekly member-owners for occasional data entry
  • Contact the Member-Owner Coordinator at or 518.482.2667 x 104



  • Weekly member-owners with interest and passion for the department’s products to help with receiving orders, stocking shelves, back-stocking, fronting shelves, and customer service
  • Monthly member-owners for cleaning and organizing
  • Various shifts are available, mornings are preferable
  • Contact Alex M. at



  • None at this time!


If you have questions about any of the information on this page, please contact the Member-Owner Coordinator at