Market Assistant

(Orillia Farmers Market)

Position ID: V-ORI0417
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2022
Last Full Update: 20 Jan 2022

Opportunity Details: Market Assistant

Contact Diana Smith, Market Manager, Orillia Farmers' Market; Phone: 705 238-7955; Email:
  • Assist with set-up and take-down of the weekly farmers' market - which includes signage, sandwich boards, sail banners, tables, chairs, benches, barricades, canopies and musical equipment, electrical cords, garbage and recycle receptacles.
  • Assist vendors as requested in loading and unloading merchandise and supplies
  • Collect litter to ensure the Market grounds are clear of garbage and debris before and after the Market.
  • Assist with the organization of volunteers (some with mental or physical challenges)
  • ensure walkways are shoveled & salted in the winter.
  • Arts and crafts assistant
  • More Info Link
    Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
    Areas of Interest Cleaning Services ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Customer / Sales Services ; Gardening / Yard Work ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Moving Assistance
    Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; First Aid ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Knowledge of Workplace Safety
    Commitment Length Long Term (More than 1 year)
    Interaction Level Small Group
    Minimum Hours 4 / Week
    Accessibility Fully Accessible
    Location Orillia
    Number of Positions Orillia: 1 individual(s) 
    1 individual(s) needed in total.
    Transportation Near public transit ; Possess a valid Ontario 'G' driver's license
    Police Check Required
    Additional Requirements
  • Physical demand requires no undue fatigue regarding sitting, standing or walking
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Required to work in outside in all weather conditions
  • Minimum Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Agency Details: Orillia Farmers Market

    Office Phone 705-238-7955
    Address & Map
    36 Mississaga St W
    Orillia, ON
    Canada L3V 3A6
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    Mailing Address c/o Market Manager, Orillia City Centre, City Hall 
    50 Andrew St S, Ste 300 
    Orillia, ON 
    Canada L3V 7T5