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VOLUNTEER & JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Essential. We Mean You!

Each day is unique and different than the first, allowing our volunteers and employees the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities. And we think that's pretty great.

 

The Frankenmuth Farmers Market functions with the help of a few key staff members to keep the tractor running (so to speak), while our volunteers help us with our big grandiose ideas like themed dinner events, weekly chef showcases, annual Christmas market, and so much more.

 

At FFM, it is neighbor feeding neighbor and everything we do centers around that mission. We ensure that what we offer feeds the mind, body, and soul for a well-rounded and healthy community. If you need to know what essential feels like – come work with us on programs that matter.

 

We're always looking for more people to help the Market with reaching its goals of connecting the community with fresh local food and fun. If you're interested in being a part of our crew, check out our current opportunities below!

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Featured Opportunity

Art Market Curator

 

This paid position is an 8 to 12-week assignment centered around working with FFM to build and maintain a third weekly Market offering at FFM on Friday evenings this summer. The “Art Market Curator” will be responsible for all aspects of Market organization and execution. This is an excellent part-time role for any person who loves art, hospitality, and project management. There are very few jobs that will be as exciting and fun as this one!

To learn more about this opportunity or how to apply, view the job description.

Featured Opportunity

Event Coordinator

 

This position comes with flexible hours and pay is limited only by your ability to produce fundraising results. This role will involve planning special and themed markets, community socials, themed dinner concepts, classes, and more. This position is developing and is what you make of it! Your goal is to execute the mission of the Frankenmuth Farmers Market by bringing good food and good ideas to the community.

To learn more about this opportunity or how to apply, view the job description.

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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Power of Produce Coordinator – Annual Internship

Coordinate the Market's annual Power of Produce program for the benefit of children ages 4-12. As program coordinator you will be responsible for arranging 6-12 weeks of educational programming for children of Market families. This position is open to college students working at degrees in childhood development or nutrition programs.

Art Market Curator – Part-Time Hourly Paid Position

Arrange talent and vendor lineup for 2021 Art Markets to be held Friday nights June thru August. As curator you will be responsible for the successful setup, execution, and tear down of Markets for the satisfaction of guests and program participants.

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Education and Event Coordinator – Full-Time Commission-Based Position

Organize and market events and education programs for the Frankenmuth Farmers Market.  With a strong focus on farming, food production, health & wellness, business startup, and arts FFM seeks a motivated individual interested in sharing enrichment opportunities with our friends and neighbors.

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Market Chef – Part-Time Hourly Paid Position

Work with the FFM product development team to create food products from the Frankenmuth Farmers Market kitchens. Enjoy working with a state of the art kitchen and flexible schedule. Servsafe certification and prior cooking experience are required.

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Market Guest Chef – Volunteer Position

Join the Market teams for special events and share your creative talents in a laid back environment that celebrates fresh food and creativity. This position offers extensive opportunity for exposure through our popular events. Share your talents and support FFM and your local farmers and vendors.

 

ChristKindlMarkt Committee – Volunteer Position

Annually, the Market hosts the Frankenmuth ChristKindlMarkt through the month of December.  This traditional outdoor Christmas market requires an extensive crew of volunteers to set up, execute, and tear down. Many different talents and skills are needed to pull together such a spectacular Christmas event.

 

Market Steward – Volunteer Position

Opening, operating, and closing the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday markets each week requires a full crew of help to set up market features and activities. The light duty work of this position is a perfect way to share your time in support of your vendors, farmers, and community.

Marketing Committee Member – Volunteer Position

Do you have a knack for writing? Do you have a creative mind overflowing with ideas and need an outlet? Use your skills to help promote the Frankenmuth Farmers Market. The FFM Marketing Committee meets monthly and works on creative initiatives for the market such as writing blog posts, coming up with innovative promotional programs, developing weekly/monthly newsletters, and so much more. If you like to write, share ideas, or enjoy being creative, reach out to us today!

Looking to join our crew? 

Send us an email with your resume and what position you're interested in and we'll get back to you.