Farmers Market Related Job Opportunities

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March 16, 2020

Suffolk Farmers’ Market Facilitator (Visitor Center Advisor)

The Suffolk Farmers’ Market Facilitator position is a part-time position (approximately 26 – 29 hours per week) that oversees the weekly Saturday morning market, specialty markets/events and administrative functions of the market. The Market Facilitator also oversees programming, demonstrations, education and other outreach programs associated with the market. During the market season, which runs May through November, working on Saturdays will be required.

Launched in 2005, the Suffolk Farmers’ Market is an open-air gathering place offering fresh, locally grown foods, value-added products and handcrafted goods. The Suffolk Farmers’ Market is founded on the concept of preserving the City’s agricultural heritage through wholesome family activities. Our mission is to support local family farms and artisans by creating a place of connectivity between producers and consumers.

Typical Qualifications
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by 1 year previous experience and/or training that includes hospitality industry operations, travel/tourism, marketing, customer service, office administration, and computer operations; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Requires a valid driver’s license.

$12.50 – $13.75 Hourly

For more information and to apply:
search Visitor Center Advisor (Suffolk Farmers’ Market Facilitator)

This position will close on March 30, 2020 at 11:59pm.

July 18, 2019

Cascades Market Manager

Loudoun County, VA

Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Cooperative is seeking a Market Manager who possesses the interpersonal and technical skills to work effectively with farmers, consumers, and community partners. This is a part-time position.  More details

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July 18, 2019

Volunteer and Community Outreach Coordinator

Richmond, VA

Enrichmond is seeking a Coordinator to engage the Greater Richmond community in implementing Enrichmond’s community based, volunteer driven efforts. Their mission is to activate the region to build a more equitable, healthy and connected community.

The Volunteer and Community Outreach Coordinator is responsible for engaging the Richmond Region in volunteer activities at Historic Evergreen and East End Cemeteries, their TreeLab program, with their Partner groups, and at their special events. This includes planning and promoting volunteer support and community engagement in the communities they serve.

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July 16, 2019

Management Analyst III (Partnership Program Coordinator)

Fairfax, VA

Coordinates and advances the work of the Fairfax Food Council (FFC) community coalition and its various committees in its mission to advance food system policies to improve community health and promote health equity. Establishes effective relationships, engages new partners and facilitates collaboration among multidisciplinary multi-sector stakeholders and volunteers throughout the Fairfax community. Develops grants and mobilizes resources to support community health improvement activities, serving as a grant manager and supervising grant staff in support of FFC initiatives. Develops and disseminates timely internal and external communications about Partnership for a Healthier Fairfax and FFC events, activities, and progress. Facilitates the development, implementation, and annual evaluation of the Community Health Improvement Plan and its associated work plans. Engages partners to assemble and update community assessment data for the Fairfax Health District to inform community health improvement efforts, food system policy, and targeted approaches to reduce health disparities. Oversees administrative support of the FCC, including program planning, logistics, databases, and web-based resources.  More details

Part Time – $33.04 – $55.06 Hourly
Closing – 7/26/2019

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June 24, 2019

Visitor Center Advisor (Suffolk Farmers’ Market Facilitator)

Suffolk, VA

The Suffolk Farmers’ Market Facilitator position is a part-time position (approximately 26 hours per week) that oversees the weekly Saturday morning market, specialty markets/events and administrative functions of the market. The Market Facilitator also oversees programming, demonstrations, education and other outreach programs associated with the market. Reports to the Tourism Development Manager. More details

Part Time – $12.50 – $13.75 Hourly
Closing – 7/7/2019

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June 17, 2019

Executive Director – FRESHFARM

Washington, DC

FRESHFARM is currently accepting applications for an Executive Director. This individual will guide implementation of the strategic vision and be instrumental in continuing to build the organization’s position as a leader in region for the decade to come. We seek an experienced leader and highly relational Executive Director to oversee sound implementation of our three-year strategic plan and uphold the organization as a trustworthy and sought out community partner. The FRESHFARM Executive Director is a strategic professional, a relationship builder, and outstanding communicator. This person serves as the champion of organizational efforts and garners further investment and support. The Executive Director is an experienced manager with demonstrated success in hiring, developing and managing staff with the capacity to work collaboratively and effectively as a team and achieve results. The Executive Director is accountable for sound management of annual budgets and oversight of programmatic work plans. Working in close partnership with the FRESHFARM Board of Directors, the Executive Director establishes a culture of accountability and performance, while empowering staff to seek creative solutions to solve problems and drive the organization’s mission.

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June 2019

Appalachian Sustainable Development is Hiring!

Abingdon, VA

Admin Assistant/Executive Assistant – Part Time
Agriculture Outreach Coordinator
Communication & Development Americorps VISTA
Truck Driver – Appalachian Harvest

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Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Cooperative is Hiring

Loudoun County

LVHM is currently hiring for a Market Manager position at the One Loudoun Farmers Market.

A complete description of the position can be found at the link.

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April 16, 2019

Assistant Market Manager at Lynchburg Community Market

Lynchburg Community Market, Lynchburg, VA

The Community Market is seeking a qualified Assistant Market Manager to assist the Market Manager in overseeing the operations of the Market. The normal working hours for this position are Tuesday through Friday 9 AM – 5 PM, and Saturday 6:30 AM – 2:30 PM.

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April 3, 2019

Market Manager for Greene Farmers Market

Standardsville, VA

Looking for a fun job opportunity that ties in community, music, local food, art and people? Greene Commons in Stanardsville is seeking an enthusiastic part-time Farmers Market Manager for its 2019 season and beyond. The manager will be responsible for growing and maintaining a thriving, profitable farmers market in Stanardsville that will benefit all of Greene County. Year-round duties include recruiting and engaging weekly vendors; developing SNAP program benefits; attending monthly board meetings; and working with others to ensure the success of the market. The Market Manager is also responsible for setup and supervision of the Saturday market from April – October (8am-noon). Compensation depends on the experience you bring to the party. Submit resumes to Alan Yost. EOE

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