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Santa Monica Farmers Market

Interns


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.

Update: All of our Intern positions are currently filled - some of our positions may reopen around December, so check back in at that time. Please consider getting involved as a Volunteer!

 

Responsibilities:

 

Social Media 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!)

 

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

 

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. 

For any questions please feel free to contact our Volunteer/Intern Coordinator at catherine.imbery@smgov.net.

 

For more detailed job descriptions, check out our Volunteer Manual.

 

 

Last updated: 9/21/2017

Market Schedule


Open Rain or Shine
Year-round

 

Wednesday Downtown

Arizona Avenue
(between 4th & Ocean)
8:30am - 1:30pm

Saturday Downtown

Arizona Avenue
(between 4th and 2nd Streets)
8:00am - 1:00pm

Saturday Virginia Ave. Park

2200 Virginia Avenue
(Pico Blvd. @ Cloverfield Blvd.)
8:00am - 1:00pm

Sunday Main St.

2640 Main Street
(in Heritage Square)
8:30am-1:30pm

 Reminders

Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB)!

We Accept
CalFresh

WICLogo

Market Match

No animals are allowed in Farmers Markets (CRFC 114371(d))

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