Market Vendor Coordinator

About Us

The GVFB provides assistance to approximately 15,000 people monthly across Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and the North Shore. We also provide food support to more than 141 community agencies such as housing agencies, women and children’s shelters, transition homes and after school programs, which in turn provide hot meals and snacks to thousands of people each week, including people who are unhoused.

Our mission is providing healthy food to those in need. Our vision is to create healthy communities through fair and effective food systems. Currently, the GVFB receives, purchases, and distributes 8M lbs of food each year. 

Hastings Racecourse Artisan and Farmer's Market

The GVFB is excited to be partnering with Hastings Racecourse this summer for the inaugural Hastings Racecourse Artisan and Farmer’s Market (HRAFM).  

The Market will feature local artisans, growers, producers and makers as part of the fast-paced live horse racing venue.  Located inside the Hastings Racecourse grandstand, the market will run on Saturday and Sunday race days throughout the summer and fall, with some special night markets on Fridays in August.

Position Overview

The GVFB is seeking a motivated and independent individual with event-related logistical experience. Reporting to the Manager of Community Events and Engagement, the Market Vendor Coordinator will oversee the entire vendor operation from recruitment, planning, set up and move out, maintaining relationships and communication with vendors and the venue, as well as other vendor related duties as assigned. 

A successful candidate for this role understands the specific needs of an intricate and busy event consisting of many on site, active stakeholders.  This candidate is a confident leader and efficient, detail-oriented planner. Not only does a successful candidate need to be personable, but also have the ability to manage vendors with a variety of needs and experience levels. 

This part-time position is a combination of office, home office and market days from mid-May to mid-October. 

Who We Are

The GVFB is a proud winner of two prestigious awards: Canada’s Top100 Employers 2022 and BC’s Top Employers 2023!

The GVFB is a certified Living Wage Employer! This recognizes the GVFB’s commitment to paying fair wages, upholding good work standards for our employees and contributing to poverty reduction and a higher standard of living in our community.

Come and enjoy working in an inclusive, award-winning workplace!

Key Responsibilities

Personal Attributes and Core Skills


Physical Requirements

We are actively recruiting for this position so come and build your future with us, apply now with a resume!


Due to high volume applications, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. The Greater Vancouver Food Bank is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Applications will be treated in strict confidence.

A criminal record check for working with vulnerable sectors is required upon hiring.