Volunteer Needs

Are you interested in getting more involved with the farmers market?  The current volunteer needs are listed below.  Please email info@farmeav.com with “Volunteer Position” in the subject line.

East Atlanta “Market Basket Pilot Program” Coordinator –10 hrs / wk

  • Research online farmers market mediums
  • Organize online pilot program
  • Communicate with farmers re: supply
  • Communicate with marketing intern re: newsletter
  • Organize pre-orders
  • Print recipes
  • Gather ingredients into baskets on market day
  • Set-up attractive basket display at info and chef tents
  • Work with Market Assistants for check-in / out
  • Need to be present at EAVFM each Thursday no later than 3:00

 

Administrative Intern: 5 hrs/ wk

  • Token counting
  • Receipts
  • Data entry
  • Copying / scanning documentation
  • Filing

 

Edible Learning Garden Coordinator: 2-5 hrs / wk

  • Schedule and promote garden lessons
  • Coordinate with teacher pre-lesson
  • Print / purchase materials needed
  • Create surveys and evaluation tools as needed
  • Need to have good connections and interest in this area

 

Art / Music Coordinator: 2-5 hrs / wk

  • Research, schedule and promote musicians
  • Research, schedule and promote artists
  • Coordinate with musicians / artists for needs – and acquire supplies
  • Print materials as needed
  • Coordinate with market staff re: stipends / gifts / food baskets
  • Need to have good connections and interest in this area

 

Ongoing Needs:

  • Photographers
  • Food bloggers
  • Designers for marketing materials
  • Artists / Painters – site beautification / signs
  • Community outreach (spec to low income community groups that use WIC / SNAP)
  • Speakers / Educators: professional gardeners, farmers, educators, specialists
  • Chefs / nutritionist / gardeners for outreach
  • Fundraisers
  • “Small Mart Greeters” – 2.5 hrs / wk
  • Set-Up / Clean-up helpers – 1 hr / wk