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The Organic School Project seeks Interns

24 Mar

Location: Chicago, Illinois

The Organic School Project seeks a Feed Intern, Grow Intern and Strategist Intern. Continue reading

FRESH seeks Interns

24 Feb

Location: Several cities throughout the United States

The documentary film, FRESH, is looking for one intern in each of the following cities:  New York, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Austin, Boulder/Denver, Minneapolis and Chicago to publicize and coordinate FRESH Restaurant Week, which will coincide with the theatrical release of FRESH in each of these cities (from April through June).

This position starts immediately and lasts for at least 2 months. Continue reading

Food and Water Watch seeks to fill Several Positions

29 Jan

Location: Chicago, Illinois / Washington, DC / San Francisco, California

Food & Water Watch is a leading national consumer advocacy organization that runs dynamic, cutting edge campaigns challenging the corporate control and abuse of our food and water resources.  Since 2005, we have won significant victories to protect our food and water. Our work has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post and other major media outlets.

We’re expanding our organizing department here at Food & Water Watch, and are hiring for FOUR NEW ORGANIZING POSITIONS! We’re hiring two midwest field organizers (one in Chicago, one with flexible location) and two national online and outreach organizing positions (one in DC, one in San Francisco). Continue reading

Green Youth Farm/Chicago Botanic Garden seeks an Intern

22 Jan

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Mid-May through Mid-August 2010

The Green Youth Farm interns will be working as part of a dedicated, energetic team at one of two sustainable farms, working alongside teenagers to produce vibrant young people and delicious organically grown food for underserved communities. Continue reading

Angelic Organics Learning Center seeks a Program Manager for the Farmer Training Initiative

11 Jan

Location: Chicago, Illinois

The Program Manager assists Sheri Doyel, the Program Director at the Angelic Organics Learning Center, with the development and implementation of our expanding Farmer Training Initiative.  We currently administer the farmer-led Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training (CRAFT) for the northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin region and we provide a business planning and mentoring program for new farm enterprises (Stateline Farm Beginnings®). The Farmer Training Initiative in expanding its offering to serve the needs of farmers in years 2 – 5 of business establishment, as well as member farmers seeking further education.  The Program Manager is also instrumental in the development of departmental budgets and grant management.  The Program Manager is directly involved in collaborative work with project partners, including Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, Land Connection, University of Illinois-extension, Land Stewardship Project, WI – Center for Integrated Agriculture Systems, Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection. This position is full-time and grant funded. This position works closely with the department assistant, independent contractors and an extensive volunteer network. Start date: February 2010.

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The Chicago Botanic Garden’s Community Gardening Department seeks a Coordinator for Green Youth Farms

2 Dec

Location: Chicago, Illinois

The Chicago Botanic Garden’s Community Gardening Department seeks an innovative team player to coordinate the operations of its two south side Chicago locations.

Since 2003, the Green Youth Farm has served as a youth development program for urban high school students in four sites in and around the City of Chicago. This summer employment opportunity exposes youth to various issues around food systems and leadership through: using sustainable growing practices to raise a variety of food crops, selling produce to community residents and other local buyers, cooking with the food grown on the farm, and participating in public speaking opportunities. Students participate in daily teambuilding activities led by program staff and the creation of a safe, positive, and supportive environment is of utmost importance. Continue reading