Market Manager, Herndon Farmers Market

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Fairfax County Farmers Markets

  • 42 people are interested

  • Are you a local food enthusiast?
  • Love the outdoors and don't like being tied to a desk?
  • Would you like to help bring fresh, healthy, local produce to your community?
  • Are you interested in supporting local farmers/producers?

Then this volunteer opportunity is for you!

It's time to beef up your resume and put your career skills to work. Join our team of volunteer Market Managers at the Fairfax County Farmers Markets.

Duties:
The primary Market Manager duties includes to open and close the markets, and serve as the face of the Farmers Market Program to customers and vendors. The Market Manager helps promote the markets and answer questions of the customers who visit. They monitor safety and help resolve minor issues or report incidents.

Qualifications:
Volunteers should be outgoing, passionate about buying local, and enthusiastic about connecting community members with local farmers and producers. Must offer a three month to one year commitment.

Purpose:
This volunteer opportunity is a fun way to help bring fresh, healthy, local produce to your community while supporting local farmers. The 10 farmers markets overseen by the Fairfax County Park Authority are run by our team of Market Manager volunteers. It is these volunteers who make it possible for the market to function, providing on the ground support to ensure markets run smoothly.

Benefits:
visit http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/volunteer to see our list of volunteer benefits

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About Fairfax County Farmers Markets

Location:

4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, US

Mission Statement

Food matters for your local community's health, environment, and economy!

Join our team to help provide fresh, healthy produce to Fairfax County residents straight from local farms.

Description

We are looking for Market Masters and Assistant Market Masters to manage and evaluate the Fairfax County Farmer Markets once per week for a six-month season.

This volunteer opportunity is a fun way to help bring fresh, healthy, local produce to your community and livelihood to local farmers. All Fairfax County markets overseen by the Park Authority are run by our local Market Master vounteers. It is these volunteers who make it possible for the market to function, providing on the ground support to ensure markets run smoothly.

We are looking for 2-3 farmers market volunteers (Market Masters & Assistant Market Master) per market (11 in Fairfax County) to oversee the weekly operations and provide insight into ways in which markets can be improved. Volunteers should be outgoing local food enthusiasts, who enjoy connecting community members with local farmers.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

777 Lynn StreetNear the Red CabooseHerndon, VA 20170

(38.9713,-77.38614)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Any time you can commit is great!

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