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Position: Market Day Outreach - Core Volunteer
Organization: The Backyard Farm and Market
Location: Mississauga, Ontario

Facebook: The Backyard Farm & Market at Erin Mills


  • Saturdays from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.; can be split up into shifts (8am-11 am or 11am-2 pm)

Requirements / responsibilities

  • Helps with setting up the market by supporting vendor needs (tent/area set-up) and setting up of signage

  • Customer attendance counting

  • Sampling/engaging with customers

  • Clean-up and tear down where required, clean-up of site after market

  • Take photos if there is no volunteer photographer on site

  • Other duties as required


  • Enjoys the outdoors

  • Keen interest in sustainable food

  • Positive and friendly

  • WHMIS Training / Current First Aid Training

Volunteer Benefits

  • Connect with a dedicated team of organic food lovers and growers

  • Access to healthy food (sometimes free for volunteers) plus a discount at the market

  • Training and leadership development opportunities (team building, organic farming and gardening, entrepreneurship, marketing, nutrition)

  • Contribute to your community

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GoodWork ID: 41333       Date posted to Jul 13 2017