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CalFresh

 

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We are honored to have been selected by Hunger Action LA to supply Market Match at our Saturday Pico Farmers Market.

 

Market Match

 

Learn more about Market Match by clicking here

Learn more about Hunger Action LA by visiting their website, or connect with them on Twitter and Facebook.

 

Interns


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. 

For any questions please feel free to contact our Volunteer/Intern Coordinator at SMFMS.Volunteer@SMGOV.NET.

 

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

 

 

Last updated: 3/10/2020

Market Schedule


Open Rain or Shine
Year-round

 

HOLIDAY CLOSURES

The Saturday Downtown Market will be closed following Thanksgiving, November 28, 2020, please visit our other Saturday market in Virginia Avenue Park.  

Check back for 2020 winter holiday closures in November.

Wednesday Downtown

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

Saturday Downtown

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

Saturday Virginia Ave. Park

TEMPORARILY CONSOLIDATED- Due to COVID-19
Find the Pico farmers at downtown on Saturdays

Sunday Main St.

TEMPORARILY CONSOLIDATED- Due to COVID-19
Find the Main Street farmers at downtown on Saturdays

 Reminders 

Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB)!

No live animals are allowed in Farmers Markets 
Chapter 8, Article 6, Section 114259.5
 

 

 

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