Meet Me at the Market Volunteer Roles

Meet Me at the Market check-in begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m.

Whether you can only make one Meet Me at the Market event or attend every week for the entire season—we look forward to having you volunteer with us!

All volunteers should:

  • Upon arrival at the market, find a Meet Me at the Market (MMM) committee member to check in.
  • Dress appropriate for weather conditions and come prepared with sunglasses, visor or jacket as needed. Activities take place outdoors.
  • Be informed of other Meet Me at the Market and NewBo City Market events taking place that evening.
  • Be friendly, make conversation and have fun!

Walk Assistant Volunteer Instructions

The Walk Coordinator leads the walk and chooses the route each week. As a Walk Assistant volunteer, you assist along the route either in the middle or the back of the pack.

  • Arrive by 5:15 p.m. and identify yourself as a Walk Assistant.
  • Walks begin at 5:30 p.m.
  • Length of walks range from one to four miles.
  • Expect to return from the walk by 6 – 6:30 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact the Walk Coordinator at meetmeatthemarketcr@gmail.com.

Bike Ride Assistant Instructions:

  • Arrive by 5:45 p.m. Riders depart at 6 p.m.
  • Expect to arrive back from the ride between 7-8:30 p.m.
  • Must have a bike and a bike helmet.
  • Cell phone is helpful.
  • Intermediate knowledge of bike etiquette and safety are required.
  • Must be able to ride at least 13 mph (average speed is 11-13 mph).
  • Should be able to ride at least 10 miles.
  • Position yourself either in the middle or the back of the pack.
  • Stay alert and aware, ensuring riders are following bike safety guidelines.

If you have any questions please contact the Bike Ride Coordinator, Nikki at meetmeatthemarketcr@gmail.com.

Run Assistant Instructions:  

A shorter, casual run is led by We Run for those interested in going 3-5 miles. Corridor Running leads a longer, faster-paced run for experienced runners interested in running 6-10 miles.

Run Coordinators plan the routes and lead the weekly runs. As a Volunteer Run Assistant, you will assist along the route either in the middle or the back of the pack.

  • Arrive by 5:40 p.m. and identify yourself as a Run Assistant.
  • Runners begin to gather at 5:45 p.m.  Runs begin at 6:00 p.m.
  • Expect to return to the Market between 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

If you have any questions please contact the Run Coordinators, Jim and Kris, at meetmeatthemarketcr@gmail.com.

General Volunteer Event Night Instructions:

Two individuals are needed on Thursday nights, May 4 through September 28 to help during the weekly Meet Me at the Market events. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up as often as they can throughout the season.

  • Help set up tables used for registration, check-in and t-shirt distribution.
  • Be available at the Welcome/Information Table as a point of contact to answer participant’s questions, point out activity meeting spots and provide general Meet Me at the Market information.
  • Arrive at 4:30 pm at NewBo City Market under the green awnings to the south of the main entrance. Identify yourself as a General Volunteer to a member of the MMM committee who will provide detailed instructions.
  • Assist with tear down at 6:45pm and return tables to storage. Process takes approximately 15 minutes.
  • If you have questions about general volunteer assistance, please contact the volunteer coordinator at meetmeatthemarketcr@gmail.com.

Contact Us

Email at meetmeatthemarketCR@gmail.com

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