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Position:
2789 - Lakeview Farmers' Market - Volunteer Market Attendant > 15+ (ACTIVE NOW! INDOOR/OUTDOOR! Please apply!)
Organization:
Position Address:
Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB), 1352 Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga, Ontario
Location:
Mississauga

Goal

The Lakeview Farmers Market focuses on supporting locally grown and sourced healthy food, organic and artisanal products that provide an income opportunity for local farmers, producers and artisans.  Creative Hub 1352 has opened the third season of Lakeview Farmers Market at Small Arms Inspection Building, 1352 Lakeshore Road East at the foot of Dixie Road (see MAP, below).  The Market will run every Sunday from 9am to 2pm.Volunteers are essential to the success of the Lakeview Farmers Market. We're recruiting NOW for this seasonal opportunity.


Description

Volunteer Market Attendants are needed to assist before the Market opens on a Sunday, during its operation, and after it closes. Several 'roles' are available, and volunteers may float between assignments, depending on needs and flow of customers. Most 'roles' do not require prior training or experience, just a wonderfully positive attitude!

Duties include: 

  • Set up and tear down
  • Foot traffic control
  • Greeting visitors on arrival, operation of an 'information booth' (and collecting data)
  • Cafe
  • Keeping the Market & outlying area clean and more!

>>> Volunteers can sign up for one Sunday, or many Sundays. TWO (2) volunteer shifts, starting at 7:30 AM and 11:00 AM, respectively (see TIME COMMITMENT, below).

Don't delay APPLYING! Volunteers with 'profiles' in Volunteer MBC's 'Referral System' may 'click' the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above/below) to confirm their interest in participating (your name/contact info will be sent confidentially to the Creative Hub 1352, and you can expect to receive a response by email). See QUALIFICATIONS, below.


Benefits

Be part of a great team, with proven success Be part of putting the Small Arms Inspection Building on the cultural map, plus amplify its community presence and the initiatives of Creative Hub 1352 Learn/enhance event co-ordination and customer service skills/experience (add to your resume) Secondary school students can earn hours towards the '40 hour community service' graduation requirement Opportunity to be involved and 'network' in the Mississauga Arts Community


Qualifications

  • Minimum Age - 15 (volunteers under 18 will require a parent/guardian to sign a waiver provided by Creative Hub 1352 prior to engagement)
  • Friendly, engaging with members of the public
  • Committed to enthusiastic 'customer service'
  • Committed to volunteering as part of a team, plus exercise of individual responsibility for the 'role' assigned
  • Ability to be punctual in terms of the weekly SUNDAY Market

SCREENING of Applicants will be 'virtual' (email/online). Please monitor your 'Junk/Spam' email folders.

Min Age: 15   
Police Check: Not required   
Resume:Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required


Time Commitment
This is a Medium Term (4 - 6 months) commitment starting 2022-06-19 AND ending 2022-11-27
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Sunday Morning, Sunday Afternoon

WEEKLY on SUNDAY: Volunteers are required to arrive on site at 7:30 AM or 11:00 AM. Volunteers are not required to work each and every Sunday (you may choose dates based on availability).
Shifts are broken down as follows: 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM / 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION is 'Transit Friendly' (see MAP, below) > Please factor in travel time to the Small Arms Inspection Building, so you arrive on time for your shift(s). Thank you!


Training

Volunteering 'roles' do not require prior training or experience, just a wonderfully positive attitude!


More Details
Areas of Interest: Environment, Customer Service, Seasonal/Special Event, Food Services, Marketing/Promotion
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace, Wheelchair Accessible Parking
Ideal for: Individuals, Newcomers, Older Adults



How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
https://www.creativehub1352.ca/
https://www.facebook.com/creativehub1352
https://mobile.twitter.com/CreativeHub1352
https://www.linkedin.com/company/creative-hub-1352/


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