Volunteering at the Bellevue Farmers Market: Making a Difference, One Shift at a Time

Looking for a rewarding way to spend your time? Join the Bellevue Farmers Market volunteer family!

Todd Barnett

5/6/20242 min read

Are you looking for a fun and rewarding way to give back to your community? Look no further than the Bellevue Farmers Market!

As a volunteer-run organization, we rely on the passion and dedication of our incredible volunteers to create a welcoming and engaging experience for all who visit.

Whether you have a few hours to spare or are looking for a regular commitment, we have a place for you on our team.

Flexible Volunteer Shifts

We understand that life can be busy, which is why we offer flexible volunteer shifts to fit your schedule. While the market operates from 2 pm to 7 pm every Wednesday, you can sign up for shifts that work best for you. Choose from set-up (2 pm - 3 pm), market support (3 pm - 5 pm or 5 pm - 7 pm), or tear-down (7 pm - 8 pm). No matter which shift you choose, your time and efforts will make a real difference in our community.

Diverse Volunteer Roles At the Bellevue Farmers Market

We have a variety of volunteer opportunities to suit your interests and skills. Whether you enjoy interacting with people, have a passion for healthy living, or love getting creative, we have a role for you. Some of our volunteer positions include:

  • Staffing the market booth: Be the friendly face of the market by providing information and support to our visitors.

  • Food Assistance Match program support: Lend a helping hand to customers who utilize our Food Assistance Match program by assisting with carrying their purchases.

  • Greeter: Spread joy and create a welcoming atmosphere by greeting customers as they enter the market.

  • Activity support: Help lead or support our engaging activities, such as yoga sessions, children's events, or live music performances.

Benefits of Volunteering

Volunteering at the Bellevue Farmers Market is not only a great way to give back but also an opportunity for personal growth and connection. As a volunteer, you'll have the chance to:

  • Make new friends and be part of a vibrant, supportive community

  • Develop new skills and gain valuable experience

  • Directly contribute to the success of the market and the well-being of our community

  • Know that you are making a positive difference in the lives of others

We value our volunteers and recognize the incredible impact they have on our market. From special events to thank-you gifts and public recognition, we make sure our volunteers feel appreciated for all they do.

Ready to Join Our Volunteer Team?

If you're excited about making a difference in your community and being part of the Bellevue Farmers Market family, we'd love to have you join our volunteer team! Signing up is easy – simply visit our volunteer page at [insert link] or contact our friendly volunteer coordinator at marketmanager@bellevuemarket.org for more information.

Together, we can create a vibrant, inclusive, and thriving community, one volunteer shift at a time. We can't wait to welcome you to the Bellevue Farmers Market volunteer family!