Volunteer

Volunteers

We are still looking for great VOLUNTEERS – to help set up and take down the Market booths, answer questions, give Market tours, and solicit the generous donations from our Vendors for the weekly market basket.  Volunteering is a great way to meet people and support the community. Please email Shawna at mountvernonfarmersmarket@hotmail.com or stop by the Saturday Market Information Booth to sign up for some shifts!

 

On your volunteer days: Please wear sturdy shoes with good support, bring a sun hat, water bottle, and sunscreen, and wear layers!

 

VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTIONS:

MARKET INFO BOOTH VOLUNTEER

• Two shifts to choose from: 8:30am – 12pm and 12pm – 2:30pm.
• Provide outstanding customer service to shoppers by answering questions, selling merchandise, raffle tickets and
Friends of the Market memberships and providing support to the Market Manager.
• At the close of market, secure all membership, merchandise and raffle monies and receipts and give to the manager.

SET UP VOLUNTEER

•  6:30am – 8:30am
• Help Market Manager set up the market as directed by Market Manager.
• Set up Info, Community, Kid’s and Music tents, table and chairs.
• Set out market signs downtown.

COOKING DEMO VOLUNTEER
  • 9pm – 2pm
  • Help support the chef conducting the cooking demo
  • Could include: getting supplies from the shed, setting up table, washing produce in a commercial kitchen
RAFFLE VOLUNTEER
  • 9am – 12:30pm
  • Walk through the market accepting basket donations from vendors.
  • Sell $1.00 raffle tickets for the Market Basket.
  • Manager will announce Market Basket winner about 12 noon.
  • Call the winner and coordinate receipt of the basket to the winner
SURVEY TAKER
  • 10pm – 1pm
  • Customer surveys, dot surveys, and/or customer counts as directed by Market Manager
TAKE DOWN VOLUNTEER
  • 1:45pm – 3:30pm
  • Help Market Manager takes down the market as directed by Market Manager.
  • Take down the Info, Community, Kid’s and Music tents, tables and chairs.
  • Collect market signs at each end of the plaza and downtown.

BECOME A MARKET VOLUNTEER

Even just a few hours of your time means a lot and goes a long way to make Market Day go smoothly!