Farmers' Market Ambassador and Activity Helper

(Oakville Farmers' Market)

Position ID: V-HVC0022 Last Full Update: 12 May 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactRebecca Diana, Events Summer Student, Town of Oakville; Phone: 905-845-6601 ext 3493; Email:
DutiesVolunteers will be on George Street, between Church and Lakeshore Road East from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on each designated Saturday. There are 3-4 openings for each day. Volunteers are encouraged to sign-up for a minimum of 2 shifts (2 Saturdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.).  
Duties include providing day-of information about the activities on George Street and in Towne Square (if applicable), letting residents know about the market and its ongoing service, being available for other town information, and getting people involved in the activities (by playing the games and being involved yourself)! 
Skills required for this position are to be outgoing and willing to interact with people. Must also be prepared and able to work outdoors in the sun or rain for the hours outlined (this is a rain or shine event).
BenefitsThis opportunity is all about interacting with and engaging people to visit the market and keep coming back, to enjoy the cultural and creative programming, and all that Oakville has to offer! As a volunteer, you'll gain customer service and event experience.
ClientsThe Oakville community: families, children, elders and local farmers!
Ages16 year(s) - 24 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Committees ; Customer / Sales Services ; Event Coordination & Support
Skills/ExperienceFriendly & Outgoing ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthShort Term
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours12 (Total)
Dates and TimesSaturday: Morning, Afternoon (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) 
Minimum of 2 Saturdays throughout the summer months. A total of 12 hours.
SeasonsSummer ; Fall ; June 3rd- September 30th
LocationGeorge Street, between Church and Lakeshore Road East, Oakville
Number of PositionsOakville: 34 individual(s) 
34 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job ; Training on-going
Application Deadline01 Jun 2017
Police CheckNot Required
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Organization NameOakville Farmers' Market
Address & Map
115 George St
Oakville, ON L6J 0A2
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