Volunteer at RFM

The Regina Farmers’ Market Co-operative (RFM) is seeking volunteers to help out at our 2017 Market Under the Stars events on July 20, August 17, and August 31!

Volunteers

Market Under the Stars is a tasting event featuring food and drink by RFM vendors, and live local music. The events are located on City Square Plaza (12th Avenue between Lorne St and Scarth St, Regina) and take place on July 20, August 17, and August 31 from 5:00 to 10:00 pm.

Benefits of volunteering with the RFM:

  • Be part of a vibrant, exciting farmers’ market community!
  • Gain employment skills and experience with a non-profit co-operative
  • For each shift volunteers receive:
    • Volunteer orientation (snacks included)
    • One book of Market Under the Stars tickets ($20 value)
    • Volunteer t-shirt
    • Entry in a draw for a RFM gift package ($100 value)

Interested parties are invited to contact operations[AT]reginafarmersmarket.ca. Please include a short explanation of why you are interested in volunteering, any relevant experience, and contact information for at least one reference.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTIONS

Event set up & ticket sales
Hours: 2:00 – 7:00 pm (5 hours)
Duties:
  • Place event signage
  • Set up ticket booths
  • Set up tables and chairs
  • Help place and park vendors
  • Sell tickets to customers
  • Check ID and issue wristbands
  • Provide event information to customers
Ticket sales & event take down
Hours: 6:30 – 11:00 pm (4.5 hours)
Duties:
  • Sell tickets to customers
  • Check ID and issue wristbands
  • Provide event information to customers
  • Take down event signage
  • Take down ticket booths
  • Put away tables and chairs
  • Direct vendors off the site
Event patrol
Shift: 4:45-10:00 pm (5.25 hours)
Duties:
  • Walk the event, providing information to customers and looking for problems
  • Notify RFM/RDBID staff of problems.
  • Monitor line ups and sell outs
  • Count customers entering/leaving the fenced in area
Environment 
Shift: 5:00-10:00 pm (5 hours)
Duties:
  • Check and maintain washrooms
  • Check and empty garbages
  • Pick up garbage
  • Wipe tables

 

IDEAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Pleasant, friendly, and outgoing
  • Customer service experience
  • Experience working with cash
  • Familiar with the Regina Farmers’ Market
  • Can lift up to 50 lbs