Orchard Coordinator Intern


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1525 7TH STREET NW(Bread for the City - Northwest Center)Washington, DC 20001

About

Bread for the City's orchard coordinator interns will work under Bread for the City's Sustainable Agriculture Manager. Interns will support the following efforts related to Bread for the City's three-acre orchard:

* Maintaining relationships and communication with City Orchard farm contractors and the University of the District of Columbia
* Coordinating orchard workdays
* Generating work plans for volunteers
* Training volunteers and leading volunteer groups at orchard
* Assessing operational needs and ordering supplies
* Recording the results of farm-to-food pantry efforts
* Other duties as assigned

We'd love to hear from you if you have some or all of the following:
* Farm Experience or Food Justice Advocacy Experience
* Knowledge of ecological farming, agrarian communities, culinary knowledge, and homesteading knowledge
* Excellent communication and administrative skills
* Experience working with volunteers
* Strong work ethic
* Willingness to perform physical tasks that are sometimes strenuous in various weather settings
* Knowledge of plants and general tool maintenance
* Willingness to learn

This is an unpaid internship. Individuals who can serve for multiple months at a time preferred.

Skills

  • Data Entry
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Group Facilitation
  • Gardening
  • Farming

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Respectful demeanor and willingness to work peacefully within significant diversity

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