Front Entrance/Welcome Table Volunteer

(Uxbridge Farmers' Market)

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Position ID: V-OSH0781
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 22 Apr 2024

Opportunity Details: Front Entrance/Welcome Table Volunteer

Contact Gabi, Manager, Uxbridge Farmers' Market; Email:

Volunteers attending the Uxbridge Farmers' Market front entrance are responsible for:

  • welcoming guests to the market
  • tracking # of entrants (using handheld counter device)
  • handing out raffle tickets
  • informing guests of any special events/demos taking place
  • assisting with basic setup/cleanup

The Uxbridge Farmers' Market runs 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday rain or shine - volunteers must dress for the weather as the market is outdoors. 

Benefits Become a part of the Uxbridge Farmers' Market family! We are a tight-knit community of Uxbridge locals who are passionate about supporting our area's farmers and small businesses. Have fun and connect with the wonderful people who make, bake, and grow your food and more.
Ages 14 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Anyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Individuals
Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Event Coordination & Support ; Guide / Greeter ; Information & Referral Services ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Nature / Environment ; Seasonal Support (Fall) ; Seasonal Support (Spring) ; Seasonal Support (Summer) ; Seasonal Support (Winter) ; Social Interaction
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing - the ideal front entrance volunteer is friendly, outgoing and enthusiastic ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently - there will often be only one volunteer stationed at the front table - Manager is always on site for support ; Team Work - may work alongside other volunteers ; Working with Children - our market is for the whole family to enjoy!
Commitment Length Short Term ; Long Term (Minimum of 6 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction Level Large Group - patrons will continually cycle through as they shop the market
Dates and Times Sunday: Morning, Afternoon (7:30-11a.m. / 11a.m.-2:30p.m.)
Seasons Year Round - we host markets throughout the entire year; regular market season runs May through October
Accessibility Partially Accessible - Wheelchairs and strollers are able to access event grounds, however terrain is rough and uneven in some areas. ; Designated parking at entrance
Location Uxbridge
Number of Positions Beaverton ; Brooklin ; Cannington ; Clarington ; Durham Region ; Port Perry ; Scugog ; Uxbridge (Township of) 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Training is provided - Minimal training, ongoing support onsite
Police Check Not Required
Liability Insurance Not Available
Start Date On or after 05 May 2024

Agency Details: Uxbridge Farmers' Market

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