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Volunteer Positions – James Bay Community Market

Each week, at the James Bay Community Market, volunteers help our Market Manager.

The Market is such a great place to be on a Saturday in James Bay, that many loyal volunteers return season after season.

The James Bay Community Market is an open air, rain or shine market operating on the corner of Menzies and Superior in James Bay every Saturday in 2022 from May 7th to September 24th, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

If you are interested in volunteering please complete the following form:

Volunteer-Application and email it to: chair@jamesbaymarket.com, or mail it to:

James Bay Market Society
547 Michigan St., Victoria, BC, V8V 1T2

James Bay Market Volunteer Positions

May 7th to September 24th. Volunteer days are flexible to fit your schedule.

All positions require a good command of English.

The market will provide a disposable mask and gloves if required.

Benefit to the volunteers: Have fun! Our volunteers have a great time and meet new interesting people in the Food, Farm and Craft Industries and their neighbours.

Volunteer Positions:

Market Setup assistant: Requires some physical strength.

Time: 7:30 am to 9:00 am

Assist our manager and setup person with the layout of the market including market tents, chairs, tables and various equipment. The placement of signboards and signage on the property etc.

Tear-Down Assistant: Requires some physical strength.

Time: 2:45 pm to 3:30 pm

Assist our setup and take down person with the take down of the market including packing up the market tents, gathering of signage etc on the property. You will offer assistance to our vendors who may need help with their tents etc. No packing or unpacking of vendors products is required.

Front & Exit Greeters (Attendants)

Times: 8:30 am to 11:45 am and 11:45 am to 3:00 pm

Be the face of our market. Greet the customer and thank them for attending. Count and record the number of attendees (a person counter is provided). Draw attention to the market features and the seating for our three sets of music. Assist the customers in finding vendors they are seeking (location map and vendor lists are provided).

Coffee & Info Kiosk:

Time: 8:30 to 11:45 am and 11:45 to 3:15 pm

Duties include making & serving coffee, making change, keeping the area clean. The set up and take down of the coffee equipment and the brochures on the info table. The kiosk consists of two tables. A pleasant way to meet persons attending the market and talking to them about our community.