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SEASONAL JOBS at the Rail Yards Market

The Rail Yards Market of Albuquerque operates on Sundays during the months of May-October, and the life force of our non-profit effort is our exuberant staff, volunteers, vendors, and many other contributors. We recruit friendly, flexible, and innovative staff to strengthen our mission and commitments to the community. To grow and maintain its many facets, logistics, and programs, the market offers some seasonal employment opportunities.

We seek to hire those that reflect the communities the RYM serves, including those that live in Barelas, South Broadway, San José, and the South Valley. Individuals meeting these criteria are highly encouraged to apply

All applicants must:

  1. Agree to the RYM's Code of Conduct
  2. Submit contact Form application (below)
  3. Email Cover Letter and/or Resume to within one week of submitting application

Our current positions available for application are listed below; you can click on titles to read full job descriptions.

Thank you for your interest!

general operations: Green Team, Parking & loading Ambassador CREW

This position has a unique view, alternating between different operational aspects of the market; they get to smile and greet every customer & vendor that comes through our front gate, and take a personal role in setting up and maintaining safety and sustainability the market for all to enjoy. Parking Ambassadors maintain the order of our outdoor operations, and keep an organized and safe parking lot for all of our patrons. The Green team maintains the market's recycling, compost, and landfill collection and sorting programs, and contributes to our sustainability!  The green team also acts active ambassadors for the market's mission, and help educate vendors and attendees about sustainable and smart practices. Info Booth teams greet customers, answer questions politely and enthusiastically, and diligently and precisely administer our food nutrition programs and tokens.

Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Leadership team: PROGRAMMING & VOLUNTEER - OPEN w/START in 2024 

Start Date in 2024

Have fun bringing dynamic and diverse educational demonstration, children's activities, and music to the market. This position focuses on coordinating the people and vibrant programming elements of the Rail Yards Market. If you are a friendly face who likes to have fun, work with a cool team collaboratively, and get things done efficiently, consider applying for this position. The Rail Yards Market serves diverse communities with equity in mind, and therefore Spanish language skills are preferred. 

  • Work directly with team to orientate, schedule, promote and coordinate educators and musicians

  • Creatively network and program entertainment, education, and activities

  • Represent RYM’s mission and commitment to volunteers and public servicevia developing various measurable/demonstrable recruitment strategies and projects, including designing media, contacting volunteers .

  • Provide flexibility and availability to represent RYM at meetings, functions, and other opportunities.

Leadership team: neighborhood Liaison -CLOSED THANK YOU! 

Neighborhood Liaisons live in the Barelas, South Broadway, or San Jose Neighborhood, and acts as a voice for residents, connecting the market with the community.  Bilingual communication capacity in both written and verbal -in English and Spanish required. Position General Objectives (Click HERE for complete Job Description)

  • Work directly with residents, organizations, and businesses of the Barelas, South Broadway, San Jose neighborhoods to encourage market participation and ownership.

  • Represent RYM’s mission and commitment to the neighborhood via developing various measurable/demonstrable  outreach strategies.

  • Provide flexibility and availability to represent RYM at meetings, functions, and other opportunities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Rail Yards Market is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and are dedicated to the goal of building an inclusive and pluralistic team. We are committed to thriving and working in a multicultural environment.