2022 NGFM Summer Student Position

New Glasgow Farmers Market Summer

 Hours:   30 per week for 8 weeks including Saturdays

Location:  Combination of remote work and onsite at the New Glasgow Farmers Market

Compensation: $15/hr

Deadline for application:  May 9th, 4:00pm

Expected Start Date: Approximately June 1st, 2022            

Reports to: Market Manager, Kristi Russell

How to Apply:

Send resume with cover letter telling us why you’re perfect for this position to Kristi Russell via e-mail to manager@ngfarmmarket.com


  • Establish and maintain electronic & verbal communication with customers and vendors as needed
  • Assist with a wide variety of operational tasks during the New Glasgow Farmers Market on Saturdays, including preparation and clean-up outside of market open hours
  • Assist with fundraising initiatives
  • Marketing promotions, both internal and external such as newsletters
  • Co-ordinate Volunteer Schedule & Program
  • Plan and implement special events at the Market, working with community stakeholders as needed
  • Assist with the administration of the Nourishing Communities: Food Bucks Program
  • Other duties as required


  • A passion for and understanding of the importance of shopping local and familiarity with Famers Markets is an asset
  • Demonstrates excellent computer skills and aptitude to learn
  • Experience with social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram and newsletter platforms such as Mailchimp
  • Must be highly proficient in Excel, Word, Google Docs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and creativity
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • This position involves regular physical activity including but not limited to; long periods of time standing, setting up/taking down tents, lots of walking, lifting and bending
  • Excellent time management skills are required as much of this position is remote

** We thank you for your interest however, only those being considered for the position will be contacted for an interview.

The Government of Canada funded this job through the Canada Summer Jobs program. You must be aged between 15 and 30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada. International students are not eligible.

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