Our Intern Program is currently on hold until further notice.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

Join our dynamic fast-paced team as a Farmers Market Volunteer Intern! We are looking for responsible, dedicated, outgoing folks to assist with Farmers Market operations on-site and in our administrative office. Interns have the opportunity to select a focus in social media/marketing, education, or statistics and work with Farmers Market staff to develop goals and projects in that area. This is an unpaid volunteer internship and requires a minimum time commitment of ten hours per week for a period of ten weeks or more.

Responsibilities:

Communications Intern:

  • Researching and writing relevant weekly social media posts
  • Utilizing Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. to further the goals of the SMFMs and increase social media following (and attendance at the markets!)
  • Graphic design / info graphics
  • Videography and video editing

Education Intern:

  • Assisting Education Coordinator in teaching market field trip classes
  • Designing lesson plans and materials
  • Must be available Wednesdays from 8:00am – 12pm
  • Note: the Education Intern will do more administrative/preparatory work and programming for the classes, while the Education Volunteer will be involved in the setup/breakdown of the booth, shopping for items at the market, and providing support to the teacher

Statistics/Analytics Intern:

  • Assisting Market management team in planning, collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data
  • Conduct research projects on farmers market statistical data
  • Provide feedback on how to improve market operations based on project analysis
  • Graduate students preferred

Volunteer Coordinator Intern:

  • Assist new volunteers and interns through the application and onboarding processes
  • Engage in outreach to gain new volunteers and interns as needed

Qualifications:

  • Ability to commit for a minimum of 3 months
  • College age or above 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team 
  • Enthusiasm for Farmers Markets, small farmers, locally grown produce, and environmental sustainability!! 

 

Interns (emma and tony)

 

How to Apply

Click here to access the application. 
Questions?  Email: smfms.volunteer@santamonica.gov

 

 

OPEN RAIN OR SHINE, YEAR-ROUND

HOLIDAY CLOSURES


Independence Day:

Sunday, July 4, 2021:  Sunday Main Street Farmers Market

 

Thanksgiving:

Saturday, November 27, 2021: Saturday Downtown Santa Monica Farmers Market


Christmas:

Saturday, December 25 and Sunday, December 26, 2021: All Santa Monica Farmers Markets 

 

FARMERS MARKETS

Wednesday - Downtown Santa Monica

Arizona Ave.
(between 4th & Ocean)
8:00am - 1:00pm

Saturday - Downtown Santa Monica

Arizona Ave.
(between 2nd & 4th)
8:00am - 1:00pm

Saturday - Pico

Pico Blvd. & Cloverfield Blvd.
8:00am - 1:00pm

Sunday - Main St.

2640 Main St. (In The Victorian Parking Lot)
8:30am - 1:30pm