571 South Avenue
Rochester, Ny 14620
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(585) 454-COOP
(585) 454-2667


8 AM - 8 PM
Sunday - Saturday

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The Abundance Food Co-op exists to provide safe, healthful, nutritious food and other products at a reasonable price to the Rochester community.

We strive to operate our business in a manner which supports a sustainable food system, sound ecological practices, responsible corporate practices, and just employment procedures.

We strive to be a community center which provides reliable food, education, and extraordinary customer service benefiting our shareholders, our shoppers, our neighborhood, and the whole community.

HR Generalist

Job Purpose: The HR Generalist will support a broad range of HR functions including managing employee relations, recruitment, on-boarding, training, benefits, and compliance. The person in this role must be detail oriented and have exemplary customer service skills. This role requires the utmost respect for confidentiality and high levels of professionalism and discretion. This position will also entail taking on various administrative duties to support the GM, and Finance office. To act as a link between staff and management, to insure consistent culture in the store.

Primary Responsibilities:

    • Assists with recruitment and hiring efforts by posting jobs, phone screening applicants and scheduling and participating in interviews.
    • Completes pre-employment background check.
    • Coordinates employee benefits activates, including IRA enrollments and monthly Wellness card distribution
    • Ensures compliance by continuously updating documents including the company handbook
    • Oversee training and development and ongoing education of staff
    • Experience with conflict resolution and mediation


Grocery/Center Store Assistant

Job Purpose: As part of the Center Store Department, this position is responsible for maintaining a clean, well stocked, and organized department.

Primary Responsibilities:

    • Knowing the products in your department.
    • Always greeting customers.
    • Keep an accurate record of shrink and customer requests. Communicate these to the department manager/buyer.
    • Fully stock shelves every day. Rotate product when stocking. Check expiration dates.
    • Help unload deliveries.
    • Check each invoice, count delivered product against invoices, and record on receiving log.


Prepared Food Associate

Prepared Foods Associate: We are looking to hire an energetic and cooperative individual to join our growing department. We offer flexible scheduling within reason, but are looking for a candidate with availability everyday 7am-4pm. Weekends are required but can be negotiated to some degree. Our schedule will likely expand to 7am-7pm in the coming months and applicants with willingness to adjust if necessary are preferred. We are offering 20-30 hours a week for this position, with the potential to increase as business requires.

Job Description: All Prepared Foods employees are required to be clean and organized, be attentive to detail, work with care for the food we produce and the customers we serve, as well as our teammates. To be successful as a Prepared Foods Associate, you must demonstrate sound knowledge of proper food handling procedures including sanitation, food safety, portion control, etc. Working in a timely and efficient fashion is necessary at all times. This is a very busy, but very positive kitchen work environment. It is perfect for a team player with kitchen experience searching for a job they can look forward to every day.

Primary Responsibilities:

    • Preparing ingredients, which includes washing, peeling, and cutting with proper technique.
    • Recording inventory to ensure product availability.
    • Producing food items (sandwiches, wraps, and salads) efficiently and with high regard for quality and portion control.
    • Assisting in daily maintenance and closing duties such as cleaning food contact surfaces and floors, pulling expired product, taking out trash/recycling, recording temperatures, recording waste, and other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Find Us:

571 South Avenue
Rochester NY, 14620


Our Hours:

Monday:8AM - 8PM
Tuesday: 8AM - 8PM
Wednesday: 8AM - 8PM
Thursday: 8AM - 8PM
Friday: 8AM - 8PM
Saturday: 8AM - 8PM
Sunday: 8AM - 8PM

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