Internships

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Internship Opportunities

Farmshed offers a variety of internship opportunities throughout the year. Many internships are volunteer positions, however, there are opportunities for earning credit as well as limited opportunities for paid internships through the Pointer Connect Internship Program (PCI). Please see each description below for details and application instructions. Questions? Please email volunteer@farmshed.org.

Event Coordination Internships: Gain hands-on experience in nonprofit operations including marketing, promotion, and event planning with potential opportunities for special projects depending on the applicant’s skills. Intern will maintain consistent and accurate correspondence between Farmshed programs and the community as well as plan, coordinate, and execute Farmshed events.

Farmer Tribute Dinner Internship  (1 Position November-February) *Now Accepting Applications

Local Food Fair Internship  (1 Position November-February) *Now Accepting Applications

Summer Events Internship  (1 Position May-August) *Now Accepting Applications

Local Food Systems Kitchen Internship – (year-round positions available) Work closely with Farmshed staff on the Frozen Assets program, a new and innovative way to supply participating community members with locally grown organic produce throughout the winter months. *Now Accepting Applications

Farm Fresh Atlas Internships: Farmshed produces the Central Wisconsin Farm Fresh Atlas annually. It’s a free local food guide that lists farmers who sell directly in an eleven county area. It includes a quick reference that works to provide vital information about what each farm produces, their practices, contact information and the services they provide (example: you-pick strawberries). In addition to farms, the atlas is a guide for local food events, workshops and businesses around the region. 

Farm Fresh Atlas Graphic Design Internship  (1 position September-February) *Now Accepting Applications

Farm Fresh Atlas Internship (1 position September-February) *Now Accepting Applications

General Graphic Design Internship (year-round positions available) Create promotional materials (posters, postcards, brochures, etc) for events, programs, and fundraising at Farmshed. *Now Accepting Applications

Local Food Tastes Great Fundraiser Internship (1 position September-December) *Now Accepting Applications

Membership and Communication Internship (year-round positions available) *Now Accepting Applications

Administrative Assistants – Gain or build your administrative experience in nonprofit management with our new Administrative Assistant positions. 4-6 hours weekly, flexible scheduling Monday-Friday.

Administrative Assistant or Intern (year-round positions available)- Maintain email accounts as assigned, answer incoming calls and assume other receptionist duties as needed; respond to public questions, requests for information/partnership/tours, and facility rental inquiries, schedule as necessary; maintain donor databases; keep website up to date; send donor and member acknowledgements. *Now Accepting Applications

Bookkeeping Assistant (year-round positions available)- Accept payments and donations, prepare and make bank deposits, update and maintain Quickbooks, run budget and financial reports to staff and board on a regular basis, work with Board Chair to sign checks and Board Treasurer to reconcile books. Applicants must have experience with Quickbooks, preferred graduate student or similar level of experience *Now Accepting Applications

Compost Manager Internship – (1 position year-round)  Gain thorough knowledge of the composting process and how to manage it. Perform weekly maintenance on the compost such as turning, adding, sifting, and collecting. Coordinate, educate, and manage volunteers that will help with the general maintenance of the compost site. Strengthen the present education program and network with the community to educate the public. *Now Accepting Applications

 

 

 

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We Believe: 1) Food should be grown in a sustainable manner 2) People should know how to buy, grow, harvest, preserve, and prepare local foods 3) The public should know local farmers 4) Farmers should know who eats their food

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4/21/18- Stevens Point Area Winter Farmers' Market
Redeemer Lutheran Church, Stevens Point Wisconsin
4/23/2018 - Grafting Workshop
Central Rivers Farmshed, Stevens Point WI
4/28/18 - Stevens Point Area Winter Farmers' Market
Redeemer Lutheran Church, Stevens Point Wisconsin