Market Manager: Oversees the safe daily operations of the market, including set-up, take-down, and operation during open hours, while upholding the guidelines and policies of the market and all local, county, and state authorities. Also processes weekly vendor payments and reimbursements, sales and deposit reports, and weekly deposits during the season. This is a seasonal, contract position that will start on or before the start of the season on May 9th and run through October 17th plus any post-season responsibilities. See the position description for full details including pay and time commitments. Apply by April 12th for priority consideration.
Market Info Booth Set-up Assistant: The info booth set-up assistant is an integral part of our weekly process. We need a strong, highly responsible individual to load-in and load-out our info booth essentials each Sunday. Training provided. Use of personal vehicle required. This is a seasonal, contract position that will start May 9th and run through October 17th.
This position was filled by a volunteer in 2020, but we’d love to make it a paid position this year! Pay is $100 per market day for an average of 1.5-2 hours total. Read the full details in the position description. Apply by April 12th for priority consideration.
A job application may be submitted in place of a resume for this position.
Volunteers: Help us keep our market safe for everyone! Market volunteers assist us with monitoring the entrance and exit for our controlled entry process and reminding folks about social distancing and other market policies (like wearing face coverings). Typical shifts are 2 hours with shade/umbrellas and seating available for those who need it. Can you help? Email us at [email protected]
Thanks and see you at the market!
Friends of Third Place Commons, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1999, manages the Commons for the community. Adjacent to Third Place Books on the upper level of the Town Center at Lake Forest Park, the Commons is a large and flexible community space that encourages both spontaneous and organized activities. Features include seating for restaurants, free Wi-Fi, a safe place for children to play in sight of their caregivers, a semi-private meeting room, and a stage.
Every year, Third Place Commons hosts over 900 free public programs for people of all ages, interests, and abilities. With play and learn programs for infants, concerts by local students and other community groups, educational opportunities for adults, Friday and Saturday night music, book clubs, Mahjongg and arts gatherings, plus the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market, the Commons is a lively and welcoming place.