VOLUNTEER FOR THE MARKET

Volunteers are an integral part of the Market's continued success; we couldn't put it on without you!

 

We are always looking for individuals or groups to help during market days and throughout the year.

Click here to sign up!

 

Volunteer Opportunities

SET UP AND TAKE DOWN EQUIPMENT

  • Help with canopies, tables, and chairs

  • Must be able to lift and carry bulky/heavy objects

  • Morning and afternoon shifts available

  • Great for groups!

STREET

FLAGGERS

  • Direct traffic at both ends of the market

  • Volunteers must be at least 18 years old

  • Some training in safety practices required

  • Morning and afternoon shifts available

STAFF THE INFORMATION BOOTH

  • Answer guests' questions, find lost items, etc.

  • Volunteers should enjoy interacting with people

  • Available as 2-hour shifts throughout the day

PROGRAMS

AND EVENTS

Assist with market tastings, at the Children's Table, conducting market surveys, taking photos, and much more!  

OTHER

ACTIVITIES

Participate in a Board Committee, such as Development, Marketing, or Programs

Thank You To Our

Weekly Volunteer Partner Organizations

VOICE (Volunteer Outreach in Communities Everywhere ) a program of the City Youth & Family Services Department provides organized volunteer opportunities to Mercer Island middle and high-school age youth.

National Charity League (NCL): The Evergreen Chapter of the National Charity League is a philanthropic organization that fosters mother-daughter relationships and is committed to community service.  Mothers & daughters volunteer together.

Mercer Island High School Key Club:  The Mercer Island High School Key Club has come to the rescue of MIFM in September and October when fewer volunteers are available to help.  Key Clubs are supported by Kiwanis and perform acts of service in their communities and learn leadership skills.

National League of Young Men, Inc. (NLYM) is a non-profit organization for young men in grades 9-12; this structured program for mothers and their sons promotes the development of young men into community leaders through leadership involvement, charitable and community service, cultural experiences, and protocol education. NLYM volunteers support market-day operations. 

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