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Inspire Kids to Eat Healthy - Market Sprouts Internship

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ORGANIZATION: Hillsboro Farmers' Markets

  • 1 person is interested
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Position Summary:
Inspire children to take part in their local food system, enjoy eating nutritious foods, and empower them to make healthy choices. The Market Sprouts Intern will help plan and implement our children’s program activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan a program calendar with 28 weeks of activities aimed at 3-12-year-old children in topic areas of farming, produce, gardening, healthy eating, nutrition, cooking, and other related topics.
  • Manage Market Sprouts budget and purchase supplies as needed.
  • Develop lesson plans for program implementation by volunteers.
  • Assist with program implementation including booth and activity set-up, tear-down, and volunteer training.
  • Conduct outreach to increase Market Sprouts attendance
  • Train volunteers as needed.
  • Conduct outreach to increase sprouts attendance.
  • Identify and contact potential Market Sprouts partners for hosting opportunities
  • Ensure hosts know what will be expected of them, what they will be required from them and when, and what HFM provides.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of our annual Harvest Fest

Qualifications
  • Knowledge of working with youth and building curriculum
  • Presentation and public speaking skills
  • Must have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize in a changing environment
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and follow- up skills
  • Proactive problem prevention and issue resolution leadership ability
  • Leadership potential
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Dates: March - October, March - June, or July - October
Time:
Flexible hours; approx. 10-15 hours; must attend a minimum of one market (Saturday or Sunday) and one office day (Wednesday - Friday) per week

Hillsboro Farmers' Markets creates community gathering-places for people to buy local produce and products. We partner with farms, small businesses, and groups to provide education and resources. These efforts strive to enhance our community health and economic growth.

https://hillsboromarkets.org

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About Hillsboro Farmers' Markets

Location:

232 NE Lincoln St, Suite K, Hillsboro, OR 97124, US

Mission Statement

Hillsboro Farmers’ Markets creates community gathering-places for people to buy local produce and products. We partner with farms, small businesses, and groups to provide education and resources. These efforts strive to enhance our community health and economic growth.

Description

Hillsboro Farmers’ Markets (HFM) enriches and unifies our community by creating welcoming environments to access affordable regionally grown produce, arts, crafts, and local products. HFM supports farmers, artisans, and other family-owned business entrepreneurs. We encourage partnerships among vendors and the educational and business communities. In partnership with our vendors, we educate consumers on farm practices, sustainability, and the nutritional and economic value of buying locally.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

Tue Mar 15, 2022 - Mon Jun 13, 2022

WHERE

Hillsboro Farmers' MarketsHillsboro, OR 97124

(45.54428,-122.9521)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Child Development
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible hours, part-time for 3 months, weekends during market season
  • Interns will work remotely during the week and must attend one market day per week.

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