Assistant Farmers' Market Manager

Pay Starting Rate: 
$13.75/hour
Job Description: 

Hours: Up to 5 hours per week, 2 to 3 Saturdays each month during the Farmers' Market season (June to October)

This position will require availability to work on Saturdays. Montgomery Village Foundation’s goal, additionally, is to train the Assistant over the course of the season for the 2019 Market to serve as a back-up for the other markets. This process will be ongoing/as needed.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • On-time set up and take down of the weekly market
  • Sets up ‘No-Parking’ signs before Saturday market
  • Ensures vendors, farmers, and customers are safely blocked off from traffic
  • Assists the farmers and vendors in market set-up
  • Assists with inspections, market redemptions, and other paperwork
  • Represents Montgomery Village Foundation at the Information Booth to perform community outreach
  • Works with a diverse population and provides training and oversight
  • Provide Programming support whenever possible
Job Requirements: 
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Outgoing, positive, and professional customer-service skills
  • Responsible and detail-oriented
  • Proficient in basic math
  • Confidence working in an underserved, diverse community
  • Team Player and able to remain calm in stressful situations

Strongly Desired Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Shows knowledge and passion for farmers’ markets, sustainable food systems, food justice, and the assets and needs of the communities served by MVF
Contact Information: 

For more information, contact Chrsitian Hayes at 240-243-2367 or e-mail chayes@mvf.org

Montgomery Village Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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Position Type: 
Seasonal