Updated 5/7/15 -- We are no longer accepting resumes. Thanks to everyone who applied for the positions listed below!
Have you ever wanted to own a bookstore or a cafe? Like a generous helping of egalitarianism in your workplace? Wake up every day hoping to challenge and be challenged? Check out the job descriptions linked below for a part time barista and full or part time bookseller.
If you're interested and have the required skills and qualifications, please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, respectively.
Individuals from traditionally-marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Firestorm Books & Coffee is a seven-year old worker co-operative with roots in Asheville's activist and anarchist communities. We operate without a boss or general manager and work together as a collective, making decisions using formal consensus process. Our business operates with a goal of generating value for its workers and its community rather than accruing profit.
Prospective membership is available to individuals who believe that they might be interested in owning a share of our co-operative. Over the course of six to nine months, a prospective member will have the opportunity to become intimately familiar with our collective, and vice versa. At the end of this period the prospective member may be invited to continue their work as an owner in a salaried position.
April 25, 2015
We're Hiring! Have you ever wanted to own a bookstore or a cafe? Like a generous helping of egalitarianism in your workplace? Wake up every day hoping to challenge and be challenged? If so, read on!
March 19, 2015
Nueva Colaboración Our collective is thrilled to announce that we'll be launching a partnership with the Coalicion de Organizaciones Latino-Americanas (COLA) when we open the doors in West Asheville this Spring.
February 23, 2015
Call for Trade Skills In anticipation of our move into 610 Haywood Rd next month, we are seeking individuals with trade skills. If you have professional experience with carpentry, lighting design, plumbing or electrical work, please give us a shout at email@example.com.
January 3, 2015
Expansion Media Coverage Since announcing our new location on Haywood Road and launching our crowdfunding campaign two days ago, our co-operative has received some great local media attention!