Current Opportunities

Summer Student Assistant

Temporary, Part-Time, Minimum 20 hours/week
Salary: $15/hr

Location: Sudbury Market

York Street, Sudbury | North Parking Lot

Corner of York St & Paris St/Across from Bell Park

Join a truly rewarding not-for-profit organization. The Sudbury Market is a one-of-a-kind shopping destination that allows patrons to support local farmers, artisans, and other entrepreneurs. The Market puts an emphasis on building a sustainable community, encouraging patrons to ‘support local’ while having a positive impact on the environment and local economy. 


Role and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have a variety of responsibilities that are subject to change, but may include;

  • Organize activities to host at the Market (after pandemic, when restrictions are lifted)

  • Create fun and engaging social media posts

  • Assist Market Manager in set-up and tear-down during Market days (Thursdays & Saturdays)

  • Engage with patrons and vendors, answer questions, provide assistance to vendors when requested

  • Communicate with Market Manager, Board of Directors, City of Greater Sudbury (Economic Development), Public Health Sudbury & Districts

  • Create surveys, analyze data

  • Report to Market Manager

  • Complete WHIMS and other safety training courses

  • Research specific topics using internet and other sources

  • Comply with pandemic guidelines


Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Interest in Farmer’s Markets

  • Knowledge of various social media platforms

  • Microsoft Suites and Google Drive use

  • Ability to work within a team, as well as independently

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Reliable, dependable, able to work Thursdays and Saturdays for contract term (*special circumstances can be discussed)

  • Working knowledge of online meeting platforms such as Zoom, Skype, etc.

  • Access to internet, computer or like device

  • Adapt well to change


Additional Notes

Questions can be addressed to Kayla Smith, Market Manager (

Submit resume and cover letter by May 8, 2021

Start Date: May 24, 2021

End Date: September 12, 2o21