Playa Vista Farmers' Market
Quick Overview: Our opportunities allow you to see what it takes to run a community farmers' market, meet our vendors and experience our customers first hand. Learn more about or promote sustainable food and volunteer through an educational program.
Mission or Broader Program Description: The Playa Vista Farmers' Market is a Certified Farmers' Market with a "farmer first' philosophy. Saturdays from 9-2pm, the market brings together sustainable California farms, local artisans, musicians and community members. The market has a sister nonprofit, Sprouts of Promise. Sprouts of Promise is a 501(c)(3) that educates children and families on the importance of fresh fruits and vegetables and gives food-insecure individuals access to locally grown produce.
Impact: Your volunteer efforts contribute to your local food system!
Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: You will have the opportunity to select your area of interest(s). The following are needed roles:
-Crowd control: Help control the farmers' market customer line. 2 hour shift.
-Social Media Volunteer: Develop content for the Sprouts of Promise website and social media platforms. Activities include interviewing farmers in the Playa Vista Farmers' Market, writing blog posts, taking in-market photographs, researching food trends, and connecting with food bloggers and local social media influencers. At home and in market. Commitment of 1.5 hours weekly for 10 weeks. Schedule flexibility.
-Photography Volunteer: Take photos at the Playa Vista Farmers' Market and at Sprouts of Promise in-market and off-site events! Your photos will be used to promote Sprouts of Promise’s programs on our website, social media platforms and on marketing displays. Prefer a minimum commitment of 2 shifts per month for six months, but will consider alternative schedules. Schedule flexibility.
Requirements: In-market orientation (before or on 1st day of service). Work days and times will vary depending on event, task, position and location.
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