Internships

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Internship Opportunities

Farmshed offers a variety of internship opportunities throughout the year. Most 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.

Application Procedure:

Please submit the following:

  1. Fill out our online Internship Application
  2. Email the following application materials to volunteer@farmshed.org. Please include the internship you are applying for in the subject line. Include:
    1. Two professional references
    2. Your resume or job history
    3. A cover letter stating your interest in sustainable food system work, and how your qualifications align with this position.
    4. Your weekly availability (if known)

**Farmshed will schedule interviews as applications are received and reserves the right to hire for positions at anytime.  For best consideration apply as soon as you are able.

Contact volunteer@farmshed.org with questions.


Operations Internships

Bookkeeping Intern – (Spring, Summer, Fall)

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 

Graphic Design Internship (Spring)

Create promotional materials (posters, postcards, brochures, etc) for events, programs, and fundraising at Farmshed.

Membership and Development Internship – (Spring, Summer, Fall)

Maintain consistent and accurate correspondence between Farmshed and the community as well as execute Farmshed communication plan and membership program. 


Event and Program Internships

Event Internship – (Spring, Summer, Fall)

Become a local food connector by helping to plan and organize Farmshed annual events: the Plant Sale (May), Local Food Investors Social (July), Farmer Tribute Dinner (November), and Local Food Fair (February).  

Frozen Assets Kitchen Internship – (Spring, Summer, and Fall) 

Work closely with the Kitchen Manager on the Frozen Assets program, a new and innovative way to supply community members with locally-grown, organic produce throughout the winter months.

Local Food Tastes Great Fundraiser Internship – (Spring)

Local Food Tastes Great Fundraiser Internship  – (Fall) 

Raise awareness of local food, support local producers, and educate families on local food systems. The Local Food Fundraiser is an alternative school fundraiser.  Students raise money for their schools/groups by selling local food products.  

Growing Collective Internship – (2 positions – Spring)

Growing Collective Internship – (Fall)

The Growing Collective is a group of Central Wisconsin gardeners who organized in 2013 to grow vegetable starts together at the Farmshed greenhouse.  Now over 50 members strong, the group consists of both first-time and experienced home gardeners and community groups. The collective grows garden starts from seed, including heirloom, organic and unusual selections of tomatoes, peppers, herbs, and many more.


Farm Fresh Atlas of Central Wisconsin

Farm Fresh Atlas Graphic Design Internship – (Fall-Winter)

Farm Fresh Atlas Internship – (Fall-Winter)

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. 


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 programming as well as our production greenhouse and community kitchen
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