Volunteer Opportunities for the Cary Downtown Farmers Market
The first list is of general non paid opportunities — we are also seeking a market manager, which will be paid a stipend.
Marketing and Promotion Volunteer - Volunteers will help create and distribute marketing materials to help promote the market to the citizens of Cary. Promotion materials needed include flyers, newspaper advertisements, brochures, information sheets, recipe cards and market freebies. Volunteers will also help seek out advertising outlets for the market throughout the season. Time commitment: 2-4 hours per week on your own time
Information Booth Volunteer - Volunteers will man the market information booth on Saturdays during market hours. Responsibilities include setting up the information booth table and signs, answer customer inquiries and directing customers in search of specific vendors or products. Time commitment: 4 hours 30 minutes on Saturday mornings from 8AM-12:30PM
Special Events Volunteer - Help organize and schedule special events for Saturday markets. Previous events have been 4th of July celebrations, Pet day, Kids days.Time commitment: 2-4 hours per week on your own time
Website Maintenance Volunteer – Review current website for technical and material content, make updates and suggestions for better customer friendly presentation. Maintain website and post updates at least 2x weekly or as events require it.Time commitment: 2-3 hours per week on your own (requires postings prior to market days)
Photographer - Provide high-quality digital photography highlighting the market, farmers, crafters, entertainment and customers. Photos will be used for promotional materials and as needed by the market. Time commitment: 2-4 hours per month.