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, Katie at

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

Run Assistant Instructions:  

New in 2016:  two run groups offered at MMM each week!  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, Bret or Kris at

Check-in Host Instructions:

Six individuals from a school or non-profit organization can sign up to be check-in hosts for one MMM night.

  • Check-in hosts will greet guests and assist with MMM registration and check in.
  • Arrive by 4:45 p.m. at NewBo City Market under the green awnings to the south of the main entrance. Identify yourself as a Check-in Host to a member of the MMM committee who will give instructions for registration and check-in procedures.
  • Your group may wear a shirt with your school/organization’s logo and display signage, marketing materials, give aways or brochures about your company/organization. These must be in place by 5:00 pm
  • Assist with tear down at 6:30 pm. Provide i-Pads and t-shirts to the Dance Coordinator and move other supplies to storage area. Process takes about 15 minutes.

If you have questions about check-in host, please contact Nancy at

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