Cob House Concessions


Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES) is a not-for-profit organization that promotes respect for the natural world and plays a leadership role in the stewardship of Stanley Park, the world’s best urban park (Trip Advisor 2014)!

SPES is seeking one or more service-oriented individuals to assist our fundraising through cash concession sales.    

Working out of the “Cob House” at the Stanley Park Train Plaza , this person will further the profile and financial support of the Society.


  • Prepare and sell popcorn at the SPES Cob House popcorn stand in Stanley Park
  • Mentally calculate and handle cash sales
  • Open and close stand, including cleaning and cashing out
  • Move inventory as needed from the Dining Pavilion to the popcorn stand – some lifting required


  • Accurately compute individual cash sales and change in your head
  • Accurately complete daily sales forms (calculator available)
  • Honest and reliable
  • Enjoy interacting with the public: friendly and polite
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Be on your feet for extended periods
  • Reliable transportation to / from Stanley Park (Note: the city bus terminus is right next door.)

Hours: variable shifts between 10:00am and 10:30pm, weekends and weekdays

Pay: $11.80 per hour (includes 4% vacation pay)

Start date: December 1, 2017

End date: January 6, 2018

Application closing date: November 29, 2017

Application Procedure

Apply to:                       Patricia Thomson,  Executive Director


                                       Address:       PO Box 5167, Vancouver, BC   V6B 4B2


Posting closes               Nov 29 or until position(s) is filled.

Email specifications - send an attachment containing both your cover letter and resume – on the subject line, enter your name and indicate Popcorn Vendor)    We thank all applicants but only those receiving an interview will be contacted.