Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

 

We currently have volunteer positions required for our two fundraising events this fall. Each role will have a FarmStart manager to work with. We require 2-6 volunteers for each role, please send your name, contact information, role and available shift times to: julie@farmstart.ca

McVean Farm Picnic – Sunday September 14th, 2014

McVean & Dunegrass Way in Brampton, Ontario

Saturday  13th Shifts: 1)  10am – 1pm.  2) 12-3pm
Sunday 14th Shifts: a) 8:30am – 11:00am, b) 10:30am-1pm, c) 12:30pm-4pm and d) 3:30pm-6pm. You’re certainly welcome to work more than one shift, with our thanks.

Roles:

Set-up & tear down: Tents, tables, decor, stage etc. Lifting required. Shifts 1 and 2 and a & d required

Food Preparation: Washing vegetables, dicing, presentation etc. Fresh fresh fresh! As requested. Shifts a, b and c required.

Food Serving: Help patrons with their Picnic Food choices, keep food & drink tables tidy & organized and refresh quantities as required. Shifts b & c required.

Face-painting: For children approx. ages 2-12 check and half face designs. We will supply a table and chairs under a tent, the paints and a few design samples. Shifts b & c required.

Sound System: Knowledge of microphone, speakers and adjustments necessary. Shifts b & c required.

Games for children and Adults: We will provide the games, you need to follow through offering each. (Kite flying, bubbles, Hot potato, Potato sack races etc).

Farm Hand: General help shlepping veggies, setting up Farmer Market Tents and various duties to help the McVean Farmers. All Shifts required.

Event Assistant: General help with all event organizing. This volunteer should be available to multi-task and problem solve. All shifts available.

We thank you for your interest and willingness, your time is appreciated!

Harvest Table Dinner – Saturday, October 4th, 2014

250 4th Concession Road W, Flamborough, Ontario

Shifts: a) 8:30am – 11:00am, b) 11am-2pm, c) 1:30pm-4:30pm and d) 4:30pm-8:30pm e) 6pm-9:30pm f) 9:30-11:30pm.  You’re time is appreciated and were are flexible as to how you can help us, and you’re certainly welcome to work more than one shift, with our thanks.

Roles:

Set-up & tear down: Tents, tables, decor, stage etc. Lifting required. Shifts a & f required

Food Preparation: Washing vegetables, dicing, presentation etc. As requested. Shifts a, b and potentially c required.

Food Serving: Dress in appropriate black attire, serve tables of 8 in family style. Clear tables, refresh water, keep dining area tidy. Refresh self-serve areas as required. Shifts d & e required.

Sound System: Knowledge of microphone, speakers and adjustments necessary. Shift d thru e required.

Farm Hand: General help shlepping veggies, tidying storage and field areas plus various duties to help the Farm to Table Farmers.  Shift a & b required.

Event Assistant: General help with all event organizing. This volunteer should be available to multi-task and problem solve. All shifts available.

We thank you for your interest and willingness to help!

 

 

 

 

 

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