Employment Opportunities

Natural Resources is looking for new additions to our family. We offer classes, retail products, community & a home away from home to expecting & new parents.
Please explore our website learn more about us, what we provide & our philosophy.

To Apply to Teach a Class:

Fill out our "Teach at Natural Resources" application

Please note: We are, unfortunately, not able to accommodate all requests. We will contact you if your offering meets the current needs of our community, otherwise, we will keep your information on file for review at a later date.


To Apply for a Staff Position:


Please send your resume pasted into the email (not as an attachment) to office@naturalresources-sf.com  and tell us a little about yourself and why you would be a good fit for this position. Applicants with resumes attached will not be considered.

The most important qualities for all positions are:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Very organized
  • Able to self-direct & prioritize multiple tasks/projects
  • Strong interpersonal and written & verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable with a variety of computer programs. Able to learn new systems quickly
  • Service oriented, warm, upbeat personality 

POSITION - CLASS & OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Executive Director to plan and launch new classes & events
  • Schedule classes and room rentals
  • Market educational offerings via social media, email newsletter and other avenues
  • Manage class enrollment systems including student registration, payments, online listings and other related tasks
  • Communicate with educators and students to address any issues or concerns
  • Maintain class spaces and supplies including producing documents & placing orders
  • Manage the smooth running of the office and provide administrative support to ED
  • Update website pages, resource listings & class calendar
  • Light bookkeeping, data entry, and filing
  • Work as floor staff at least one shift a week

Requirements

  • Must be available to work at least every other Saturday
  • Comfort with technology and able to learn new programs quickly
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Team player, willing to pitch in where needed
  • Self-starter with the ability to work both independently and with a group
  • Incredibly efficient and organized
  • Great attention to detail and take pride in completing tasks accurately
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Strong customer service & conflict resolution skills
  • Flexible schedule with ability & willingness to act as back-up for sales floor shifts due to sick days & vacations

Desirable Skills & Experience (nice to have)

  • Familiarity with Google Suite, Excel and Word Constant Contact (or other email services)
  • Connection to the pregnancy, birth & early parenting community
  • Experience with website management
  • Marketing, PR, and/or Community Management 
  • Proficiency on social media platforms
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks
  • Experience facilitating classes for parents and/or children
  • Retail &/or customer service experience 


To apply please tell us why you would be a good fit for the position and send resume to office@naturalresources-sf.com

 

POSITION - FLOOR MANAGER

Requirements

  • 4 shifts a week. Must be available Saturday &/or Sunday and be flexible enough to cover other shifts for vacations, sick days etc
  • Ability to support multiple customers at one time, discover needs, and make recommendations to build relationships and sales
  • Must be able to maintain attention to details while multi-tasking & performing in a fun, ofttimes fast paced environment

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the "front of house" aspects of our center and supervise floor team. This includes class registration, rental program, community spaces & retail store
  • Provide impeccable customer service
  • Manage schedule for shift personnel
  • Train employees
  • Resolve escalated customer complaints
  • Fit customers for items like baby carriers, bras, and pregnancy support belts
  • Create window & store displays

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in retail, customer service, or other related fields
  • Strong sales skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Strong leadership qualities

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Experience with babies and/or expectant parents. An ideal candidate would be a parent, pregnancy/birth/postpartum/breastfeeding/early parenting professional, doula, nanny, childcare provider, or someone who has worked in a baby or children's store in the past.
  • Spanish fluency
  • Strong Computer skills. Web development/design, WordPress, Photoshop, Google (email, docs, calendar, etc.) experience a plus
  • Merchandising experience and/or an artistic eye

 

POSITION - SALES ASSOCIATE

Requirements

  • 1 - 3 shifts a week. Must be available Saturday &/or Sunday and be flexible enough to cover other shifts for vacations, sick days etc
  • Ability to support multiple customers at one time, discover needs, and make recommendations to build relationships and sales
  • Must be able to maintain attention to details while multi-tasking & performing in a fun, ofttimes fast paced environment

Responsibilities

  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of our classes & retail products as well as community resources
  • Anticipate & respond fully to the needs of our customers by asking & answering their questions and providing  support tools to new/expectant Moms and families
  • Perform accurate cashier duties using Point-of-Sale software 
  • Beautify and maintain the appearance, health, and safety of the store and classroom and generally ensuring the store and classroom are always clean and pleasant places for families and babies to be.
  • Constantly monitor stock levels in-store and regularly replenish store shelves throughout the day
  • Demonstrate products like baby carriers, breastpumps, swaddling, cloth diapering etc.
  • Fit customers for support items like bras and pregnancy belts
  • Maintain rental logs for breast pumps, birth tubs, baby carriers, book and DVD libraries

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Experience with babies and/or expectant parents. An ideal candidate would be a parent, pregnancy/birth/postpartum/breastfeeding/early parenting professional, doula, nanny, childcare provider, or someone who has worked in a baby or children's store in the past.
  • Experience with Point-of-Sale software
  • Spanish fluency would be wonderful
  • Strong Computer skills. Web development/design, WordPress, Photoshop, Google (email, docs, calendar, etc.) experience a plus
  • Merchandising experience and/or an artistic eye

 

**NO LONGER AVAILABLE** POSITION - INVENTORY ASSISTANT


Up to 20 hours a week. You will be involved in all inventory related tasks and will work closely with the Buyer to assess our product needs, manage inventory levels and place reorders. Applicants MUST be very organized, detail oriented, have strong follow through and great time management skills. Must be comfortable working and make decisions on your own and as part of a team.

All staff members also work at least one floor shift to keep them connected to our clients and their needs so one weekend shift on the sales floor every other week (5.5-6.5 hours) is required. Experience desired but we will train the right applicant!

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Assess inventory stock levels based on historical data and physical counts
    • Place orders for new & existing products based on assessments
    • Input vendor & product info into inventory management system
    • Maintain backstock & receiving area
    • Maintain files - invoices, catalogs and related materials
    • Manage receipt of shipments. Process & distribute as needed
    • Communicate with vendors regarding placing orders, errors and other related issues
    • Place & oversee special orders for customers