Volunteer Internships

Looking for Summer & Fall Interns!

Volunteer Internship Opportunities

Whether you’re a student looking to fulfill class credit requirements or a retired professional with lots of spare time and skills, an internship with Farmshed is for you! The opportunity allows interns to jump right into Farmshed’s integral programming so they can see the whole process from start to finish. Specific duties vary depending on the internship focus and interns are encourage to stay flexible and provide their own ideas as well. The positions below are linked to descriptions of each position, click to learn more!

We are currently accepting applications for the following Fall 2017 positions:

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 position open: Please check back for detailed position descriptions as we are working to finalize them.) Contact Jackie at volunteer@farmshed.org for more information if interested.

Other positions we offer:

Workshop Coordinator Intern

Grant Research and Writing Intern

Compost Crew Intern

Farm Fresh Atlas 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.

*Please follow the links above to the internship descriptions. Instructions to apply are included in each description. Please direct questions to Jackie Mather at volunteer@farmshed.org or call 715-544-6154.

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
8/19/17 - United Health Care Community Plan Kids Activities
Stevens Point Farmers’ Market, Stevens Point WI
8/26/17 - Portage County Giving Gardens Outreach
Stevens Point Farmers’ Market, Stevens Point WI
8/27/17 How to Make Your Own Baby Food Workshop
Central Rivers Farmshed, Stevens Point WI