STATEMENT OF MERIT CRITERIA

STATEMENT OF MERIT CRITERIA

Experience

  • Previous work and or volunteer experience with a community organization or non-profit.
  • Experience working with volunteer board and/or non-profit organization
  • Experience recruiting, scheduling and managing volunteers

Skills and Qualifications

  • Self-direction and organizational skills
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer skills (Excel, Word, Email, social media) and access to a computer
  • Reliable and consistent access to a vehicle
  • Certified in first aid and CPR or commitment to acquire.

Personal Suitability

  • Interest and passion for farmers’ markets and understanding of local agriculture
  • Connections with the local community
  • Knowledge of/Willingness to learn about the various rules and regulations affecting farmers’ markets and sales of food
  • Discreet and diplomatic and co-operative nature: You will be working with many different folks: the board, the vendors, and the public

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to set up tables, tents and signage
  • Endurance to walk the market during market hours
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.