Volunteer Internships

Now Seeking Interns for Kitchen, Graphic Design, Communication and Events, and the Farm Fresh Atlas programs. Apply today!

Volunteer Internship Opportunities

Farmshed has always held civic engagement in the highest regard. These unpaid volunteer positions provide the means to advance understanding of our local food community while helping Farmshed’s initiatives gain momentum.

Whether you’re a student looking to fulfill class credit  requirements (internship, practicum, or experiential learning) or a retired professional with lots of spare time and skills, an internship with Farmshed may be for you!  Duties vary depending on the internship focus. Interns are encouraged to be flexible and bring their own ideas to the table. An ideal candidate for the Central Rivers Farmshed internship program will exhibit compassion for and while serving people of all demographics, have an appreciation for land and natural resource conservation, and committed to making a difference in our community.

Now accepting applications for the following positions:

Click on the position title to view job descriptions, required skills and qualifications, and how to apply.

Kitchen Intern  This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to gain hands-on experience in community health promotion, nutrition, environmental sustainability, the nonprofit sector and local food systems! (1 position open)

Graphic Design Intern Create promotional materials (posters, postcards, brochures, etc) for events, programs, and fundraising at Farmshed. (1 position open)

Public Relations/Communication and Events Intern 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. (2 Positions available, see description for details). 

Farm Fresh Atlas Intern– 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. Intern duties include: Assist with data collection and production of the Farm Fresh Atlas, coordinate the Atlas application process, create highlights of local farmers to post online as well as in Farmshed Newsletters, and development and implementation of distribution plan. (1 position available)

Other positions we offer:

Workshop Coordinator Intern

Grant Research and Writing Intern

Compost Crew Intern

EBT Farmers’ Market Intern  Develop, coordinate and facilitate Farmshed’s farmers’ market programming at two area markets; this programming includes providing local food access to community members through our EBT program, chef demonstrations, and community partnered programming.

 

WHY SUPPORT FARMSHED

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

BECOME A MEMBER

Your membership supports our community programming as well as our production greenhouse, community kitchen, gathering space, and learning center.
Event
11/4/17 - Stevens Point Area Winter Farmers' Market
Redeemer Lutheran Church, Stevens Point Wisconsin
11/11/17 - Stevens Point Area Winter Farmers' Market
Redeemer Lutheran Church, Stevens Point Wisconsin
11/11/17 - 10th Annual Farmer Tribute Dinner
Central Rivers Farmshed, Stevens Point WI