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Education Station Volunteers

Volunteers help staff the Education Station, located next to the Information Booth, and oversee kid-friendly activities promoting love of fruits, vegetables and farmers markets!

Sign up to be an Education Station volunteer!

Dates: 
  • Tuesdays April through September
  • Saturdays year-round
Hours:
  • 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Qualifications
  • Will have experience and enjoy working with kids
  • Must be able to do light lifting and comfortable working outside
  • Spanish language skills a plus
Responsibilities
  • Set up the Education Station between 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
  • Staff the Education Station during market hours 
8:30 a.m. –  1:00 p.m.
  • Support Story Time 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. and 
10:30 a.m. – 11:00a.m. (read stories if there is no volunteer)
  • Conduct the Harvest of the Month Produce Tastings
  • Follow healthy practices during produce tasting preparation, serving and clean up
  • Lead fruit and veggie-centered play (coloring, chalk art, origami, art projects, etc.) with kids between Story Time and Produce Tasting
  • Help keep the Education Station area and materials clean, sanitary and organized
  • Pack up the Education Station between 12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.