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Waste Minimisation Educator


Otago Farmers Market Trust


Information & Advice





The Otago Farmers Market is an Authentic Farmers Market. Rain, hail or shine, every Saturday morning of the year, you will find the very best of what the province grows and produces. With up to 65 vendors at peak season, the market is famous for its welcoming ambience, which ensures a good time is had by all.

In this role you will:

  • Staff/oversee the use of the Waste Station at the Market
  • You can volunteer with a friend (please add their details into the comment section on the referral)
  • Interact with the public in a friendly manner
  • Help the public to make the right choice as to which bin to use
  • Be standing outside for periods of time

Volunteers will get:

  • Initial training/induction (they'll show you what to do)
  • Gloves are supplied
  • To participate in a lively and much loved community event
  • Help the environment
  • Can be a great opportunity for Duke of Edinburgh students to make up there hours


  • Be a 'people person'.
  • Have good spoken communication skills.
  • Awareness of environmental issues.
  • Stamina.
  • Love of the market.
  • Reliable.
  • Conscientious.
  • Dress code: Tidy warm clothing– water proof
    (Strong/comfortable footwear - clean and tidy)

Time commitment

Saturday mornings (8 –10 or 10am-12noon)

Getting started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

Ref: 1495

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