The success of VELAS Farmers Markets is thanks to our dedicated volunteers who take time out of their busy lives to help their communities in any way they can. Helping the Farmers Markets is helping the community become healthier.
If you need to complete community service hours, please make us your first choice! There are many rewarding and fun-filled opportunities for volunteers to work and earn valuable skills and experience. Some of the positions open are:
Market Crew- Set up and tear down of Farmers MarketCustomer Registration AssistantCooking Class AssistantKids’ Corner Activities Leader
Jessica Gonzalez volunteered under VELAS Cocina Healthy Cooking Program as Community Chef from April to November 2009. She is passionate about the community and cooking, one of her favorite hobbies. Not only is she a genius in the kitchen, she’s also very knowledgeable about healthy cooking and eating. Her recipes are delicious and creative. She has introduced many customers to new flavors and ingredients. VELAS Farmers Markets would like to thank her for sharing her talent and creativity.