Internships and Jobs
FARMER LAND ACCESS CAMPAIGN MANAGER
The National Young Farmers Coalition seeks a full-time Farmer Land Access Campaign Manager. This individual will be responsible for acting on the recommendations from NYFC’s 2013 report: Conservation 2.0: How Land Trusts Can Protect America’s Working Farms.
Download job description for position details and qualifications.
How to Apply:
Send cover letter and resume to emily[at]youngfarmers[dot]org. References on request.
SPRING INTERNSHIP WITH THE NATIONAL YOUNG FARMERS COALITION
We are currently seeking a fall intern to help build our national coalition. The intern will work approximately 10 hours per week in our Hudson, NY office. Interns will have the benefit of learning critical research, grassroots organizing and advocacy skills from experienced staff.
- Administrative support
- Outreach to members
- Event planning
- Blog Writing
- Coordination of campaign events to engage farmers/ consumers and pressure targets
- Representing NYFC and recruiting new members at community meetings, festivals, and other events
- Researching emerging issues to move campaigns forward
- Holding regular office hours and participating in weekly meetings with staff
Strong interest in food and farming issues and commitment to social change. Strong verbal and written communication and time management skills. Desire to develop organizing skills. Cheerful and enthusiastic attitude!
How to apply:
Please email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to email@example.com.
NYFC does not provide stipends for internships, but will work closely with students to see that the internship meets credit requirements.
GENERAL BLOGGING INTERNSHIP
NYFC seeks excellent writers with experience in farming and/or agricultural policy to provide blog content at youngfarmers.org. Blog topics include: young farmers profiles, agricultural policy on the local, state and federal levels, farm hacks (see farmhack.net), general interest stories for young, beginning and sustainable growers (weather, state organizing, conferences, etc.)
Must commit to a minimum of 2 stories/month.
Organized, excellent writer, committed to the goals of the Young Farmers’ Coalition.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org