Join our team! We currently have immediate openings for the following:


We’re looking for a smart, capable team player to help us schedule and host hundreds of free events each year in the Commons and at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market.

This role will be a great fit for someone with event and/or performing arts experience who is highly organized, detail-oriented, and a great communicator!

The flexibility of this part-time position makes it ideal for pairing with other home or work commitments. Position requires some regular weekend and/or evening hours to work events, with the balance of time for administrative work in the office on a mutually agreeable, but highly flexible schedule.

See the linked position description below for full position details and information about how to apply.

2021 Third Place Commons Music & Events Coordinator- position description & application process

Position will remain open until filled, however priority consideration will be given to applications received by Sunday, July 11th.




Help make the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market a success!  Volunteer!


Help us keep our market running smoothly and safely 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.

A great opportunity for teens who need service hours!

Want to 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.