Property Ambassador- KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market


(42.3559,-71.0527)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

100 Hanover St.Boston, MA 02110

About

The Trustees of Reservations is the official programming partner of the Boston Public Market (BPM); the first permanent year-round public market in Boston. The Trustees is responsible for developing and promoting free and fee-based programming in the Boston Public Market KITCHEN. KITCHEN programming will focus on encouraging a passion for regionally sourced food and appeal to a diverse audience. The KITCHEN is open 7 days a week as an open public space when there are no programs scheduled.

Property Ambassadors are stationed in The KITCHEN to engage with visitors, serve as a resource, and occasionally conduct cooking demonstrations and/or food-related activities. Volunteer in this role should be passionate about seasonal cooking and eating, local agriculture and healthy, active living.

Commitment

One 4-hour shift once per week for three months

Shifts are between 8:00am-3:00pm

Responsibilities

Note: Responsibilities may vary slightly depending on the daily needs of The KITCHEN

  • Provide warm and welcoming customer service experience, engaging visitors in The KITCHEN's mission and the greater Trustees brand
  • Educate visitors about the benefits of seasonal cooking and eating
  • Tend to KITCHEN library of mission-related books
  • Provide occasional culinary food demonstrations or other food-related activity to engage visitors in the Market and encourage them to extend their stay
  • Highlight and showcase the stories and products of local farmers and artisans, especially those from the BPM vendor community
  • Manage any passive/drop-in activities available to visitors in The KITCHEN

Qualifications

  • Passionate about seasonal cooking and eating, local agriculture and healthy, active living
  • Friendly, outgoing, customer service oriented
  • Organized and flexible
  • Observant and comfortable in front of the public
  • Comfortable adapting to a variety of tasks based on the needs of The KITCHEN
  • Familiarity with audio visual equipment such as microphones, speakers, projectors, screens and computers, preferred

Skills

  • Cooking / Catering
  • People Skills
  • Baking
  • Relationship Building
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • One 4-hour shift per week
  • Must be able to get to and from the KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market

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