Responsibilities of the Saturday Farmers’ Market Attendant will include:
Saturday Farmers’ Market operations
Support site set-up and preparation of all areas of the facility in advance of market opening, including support for vendor set-up, wayfinding materials, bathroom cleaning and maintenance before, during and after Saturday Market, including emptying of all waste containers
Support site take down and closing duties to reset space after the market, including disposing of waste in designated areas, taking down wayfinding materials and support for vendor take down
Support tasks related to market execution, including responding to urgent vendor concerns, maintaining a clean environment by responding to spills and washroom concerns and performing other duties as needed
Assist with maintaining a safe environment for staff, vendors and customers throughout the facility at all times during the market
Maintain clear and effective communication with Farmers’ Market Lead and Assistant
Advise Farmers’ Market Lead of any building maintenance required
Other related duties as assigned by Farmers’ Market Lead
Experience and abilities the Farmers Market Assistant will bring to this role:
Experience in the food industry and/or farmers’ markets an asset
Customer-focused, responsive, service mindset to ensure vendors and community members feel supported and welcomed
Experience supporting the execution of community events
Some physical labour will be required (i.e. moving tables, tents, cleaning duties)
Please note, this is an on-site role in Guelph, Ontario
The lists above represent the mandate of this role and the experience and abilities needed to be successful. We understand not all candidates will have all of the qualifications or areas of expertise listed. If you have approximately 75% of the experience and abilities, or feel strongly that you could do this job well, we would love to hear from you.
Compensation and Details:
Work location is primarily onsite at 10C Shared Space (42 Carden St., Guelph) and Farmers Market building (2 Gordon St., Guelph)
This is a part-time, temporary role based on up to 10 hours/week with an initial work term ending on October 31, 2022 and may be subject to renewal.
Core hours of work will be Saturdays from 5:00AM to 2:00PM.
Compensation is to match Living Wage, current rate is $18.10 per hour
Please email your cover letter and resume, specifying Farmers’ Market Attendant in the subject line, to email@example.com . Please include in your cover letter the answer to the question, “What is your superpower?”
Application Deadline: February 28, 2022
Thank you for understanding that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.