Boulder County Farmers Markets is actively working to transform access to nutritious food in our community. Through various programs such as Double Up Food Bucks, WIC vouchers, and more, we are ensuring that all members of our community can enjoy locally grown fruits and vegetables.
We want to invite you to consider joining the Food Access Advisory Board. As a member, you will help inform and guide the Food Access Programs at Boulder County Farmers Markets. You are a good fit for the advisory board if you are:
The Advisory Team will serve to share ideas and advise on decisions being made regarding our food access programs at the market. We are eager to partner with individuals and organizations who can help shape our thinking about food access in Boulder County, and grow our programs over time.
Boulder County Farmers Markets está trabajando activamente para transformar el acceso a alimentos nutritivos en nuestra comunidad. A través de varios programas como Double Up Food Bucks, cupones de WIC y más, nos aseguramos de que todos los miembros de nuestra comunidad puedan disfrutar de frutas y verduras cultivadas localmente.
Queremos invitarlo a considerar unirse a la Junta Asesora de Acceso a Alimentos. Como miembro, ayudará a informar y orientar los programas de acceso a alimentos en los mercados de agricultores del condado de Boulder. Usted es un buen candidato para el consejo asesor si:
El Equipo Asesor servirá para compartir ideas y asesorar sobre las decisiones que se tomen con respecto a nuestros programas de acceso a alimentos en el mercado. Estamos ansiosos por asociarnos con personas y organizaciones que pueden ayudar a dar forma a nuestro pensamiento sobre el acceso a los alimentos en el condado de Boulder y hacer crecer nuestros programas con el tiempo.
BCFM Market Staff
Boulder County Farmers Markets (BCFM) is looking for seasonal market staff for our Boulder, Longmont, and Denver Farmers Markets. We are seeking energetic and talented individuals who are capable of working independently and as a team, able to multitask, and able to handle a wide variety of job responsibilities. Ideal candidates should have a passion for local food, be reliable and timely, and thrive in a physical work environment in all weather conditions.
Market Staff will assist in everything from setting up the market in the morning to breaking it down at the end of the day. During the market, tasks include staffing our front entrance, upholding COVID rules and regulations, communicating with vendors and customers, managing our Eco-Cycle program, and other general market activities. Additional opportunities for leadership exist and may be tailored to applicants experience, interest or expertise.
Wages and Benefits:
Send a resume and cover letter to Hannah at [email protected] if you are interested. Please list which market locations you are interested in: Boulder Wednesday, Boulder Saturday, Longmont Saturday, Denver Union Station
At the Boulder County Farmers Markets we are a vibrant nonprofit organization; our mission is to
support, promote and expand local agriculture, making fresh products accessible to our community.
❏ Full time administrative/accounting assistant who will complete ongoing tracking, categorizing
and bookkeeping/accounting for our five weekly farmers’ markets. The position will begin mid to
late March 2021.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
❏ Plan, process and track currency distribution for each of our 5 weekly markets; prepare all fee
bags for vendors each week plus the market coordinators’ currency bags to ensure they have
adequate currency of each kind to distribute (WIC, WIC Veggie Bucks, SNAP, Double Up Food
Bucks) at each market
❏ Process all vendor fee bags returned from markets each week – separating, counting, and
categorizing market currencies and comparing what is physically present to what has been written
on fee slips by vendors, making corrections as needed
❏ Prepare and process all market coordinators’ bags and currencies going to the markets;
completing a weekly reconciliation sheet for each market before and after each market to account
for all bucks distributed
❏ Track all food access currencies (SNAP, WIC, Double Up Food Bucks, WIC Veggie Bucks, etc.)
redeemed by vendors as well as going to and from markets
❏ Data entry into spreadsheets with food access currencies distributed and redeemed by market
❏ Bundle and rebundle of currencies to go to markets in the appropriate dollar amounts
❏ Maintain spreadsheets to track late invoices/payments/fee bags
❏ Maintain spreadsheets and currency logs for internal use and for reporting to our funders
❏ Detail oriented and extremely organized
❏ Communicates in a professional manner; excellent communication skills
❏ Works efficiently and effectively; able to complete all tasks by scheduled deadlines daily/weekly
❏ Positive outlook and attitude a MUST
❏ Ability to successfully multitask and/or quickly transition from task to task
❏ Takes initiative/critical thinking skills
❏ Ability to work alone or in a group
❏ Takes healthy accountability
❏ Strong administrative and bookkeeping skills
❏ QuickBooks experience a plus
❏ $16 – $17 per hour
❏ 10 days per year prorated paid time off
❏ several paid holidays
❏ 65% health insurance paid by the company
❏ dental & vision available at employee’s cost at group rates
Job Description – Union Station Market Coordinator
Reports to: Operations Manager
Position Structure/Timing: Part-Time Seasonal / Hourly
This is a seasonal position typically starting at the end of April and ending in early November. Exact start and end dates are determined by the Operations Manager and will be agreed upon at the time of hire. Market operation hours are expected to range from 20 to 25 hours a week.
Summary of Position:
The Market Coordinator, under direction from the Operations Manager, handles day-to-day operations associated with operating the Denver Farmers Market(s). The Market Coordinator is the face of the market to customers and vendors. They manage their staff and participate to organize materials prior to the market, lay out vendor placement, set up and breakdown the BCFM booth, conduct all opening and closing activities, enforce market rules and regulations, provide a safe environment, and ensure customer service standards are met.
Essential functions- Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Social Media & Market Events:
Skills and Attributes: A Market Coordinator…
Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise staff, interns, and/or volunteers
Equipment to be Used: Computer (desktop, laptop, and tablet), wireless devices, scanner, digital camera, printers, copier, mobile phone
Typical Physical Demands: Some use of computer, lifting up to 45lbs.
Working Conditions: Work environment includes outdoor markets, office, markets, and
occasional farm visits. Early morning starts on market days. Markets are rain-or-shine in open-air environments. Temperatures can range from sub-freezing to wet to over 100 degrees and direct sun. Must be able to work 10-12 hours on market days. The Coordinator is expected to know how to dress appropriately for variable conditions and ensure the same of their staff. The Coordinator is expected to commit to the full season (May – October) of the Denver Market.
Compensation: $15-$17/hr., depending on experience.