The 10th Winter Farmers Market and Meal is one of St. Sebastian Parish’s biggest public events – with plenty of volunteer opportunities for middle-schoolers through adults.  See the list of volunteer opportunities below – or even better, register on the MySebs Sign Up homepage at

  • When you have an account, scroll down to the calendar.
  • Find the date you would like to volunteer, February 24th for applesauce makers and the weekend of March 3rd for Saturday or Sunday volunteering.
  • Click the opportunity that interests you
  • Click “Sign In to Sign Up” — login and you are good to go!

The assistance we need is noted below, with details on the location, days and times.  You can also sign up after any of the masses on February 10th and February 17th.  If something is unclear to you please feel free to e-mail Tonia Schmear – or call 414-467-6985.

Volunteer Opportunities

1 – Help prepare meal on Saturday, March 2nd.  Details: Under supervision of Allen Miller/Rhonda VanPembrook help prepare some menu items.  Basic cooking experience needed.  Please bring a hat, scarf or handkerchief to cover hair.  Location church hall kitchen.  Any time between 9am-5pm.

2 – Kitchen clean up on Saturday, March 2nd. Details:  Under supervision of Allen Miller/Rhonda VanPembrook help clean kitchen and wash dishes towards the end of Saturday prep.  Location church hall kitchen.  Any time between 12-4pm.

3 – Help set up church hall on Saturday, March 2nd.  Details: Under supervision of Mark Sherwin/Rhonda VanPembrook, assist with moving tables to desired locations for farmer exhibits and diners.  Also assist with decorating tables and putting up signs.  Time 1:00pm-4:00pm.

4 – Help farmers unload goods and set up exhibits on Sunday, March 3rd.  Details:  Watch for farmers/vendors arriving at the 54th Street entrance, welcome them and offer assistance unloading their goods.  Need to be at St. Sebs church hall by 7:15am on Sunday, March 3rd. Expect to be done by 8:45.

5 – Help farmers pack up and load goods after event is done on Sunday, March 3rd. Details:  Assist farmers with packing up their goods and delivering to vehicles.  Time frame is 1:00pm to 2:00 pm on Sunday, March 3rd.

6 – Help serve food (cafeteria style) on Sunday, March 3rd.  Two shifts. Details:  Under supervision of Rhonda VanPembrook serve a menu item to diners as they pass through the meal line and alert kitchen help if item is running low.  Hair covering required.  FIRST SHIFT – 8:45am to 10:30am.  SECOND SHIFT – 10:15am to 12:30pm.

7 – General kitchen help on Sunday, March 3rd.  Two Shifts. Details:  Under supervision of Allen Miller and Rhonda VanPembrook help cook, replenish food on food line, hand wash pots and pans, whatever else needs to be done.  FIRST SHIFT – 7:30am to 9:45am.  SECOND SHIFT – 9:30am to 12:30pm.

8 – Help bus tables, operated industrial dish washer, restock or put away plates, etc. on Sunday, March 3rd.  Two shifts. Details:  Under supervision of Kris and Joseph Hirsig-Smith assist as noted. FIRST SHIFT – 8:00am to 10:30am. SECOND SHIFT – 10:15am to 1:00pm.

9 – Clean up church hall on Sunday, March 3rd.   Details: Under supervision of Mark Sherwin help return tables and chairs to designated areas, take down signs, sweep floor, etc.  Time frame is 1:00pm to 3:00pm on Sunday, March 3rd.


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