Tag Archives: illinois

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

The Margulies Family Farm seeks Two Interns

4 Feb

Location: Geneva, Illinois

The Margulies Family Farm is hiring a Farm Manager and two interns to manage their farm (1 acre so far, 14 acres potentially), located next to their envelope factory.  The project is just getting off the ground and we are looking for a highly motivated individual who has 2-4 years farming experience.

Geneva, IL is a thriving historic town situated along the Fox River.  Their farmers market had 17 stands last year and will maintain its size.  The farm is a 1-hour drive or train ride from downtown Chicago and a 5-minute drive from the Margulies residence, the town of Geneva, and the train station. 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

Growing Home, Inc. seeks a Field Training Specialist

25 Jan

Location: Marseilles, Illinois

Deadline: February 5, 2010

Growing Home Inc. is seeking a dynamic and self motivated individual to fill our full time Field Training Specialist position.  This person will work closely with both the Farming and the Employment Training staff on planning and delivering quality educational and training opportunities to at least 25 interns participating in our Organic Agriculture Transitional Employment Program. Continue reading

Growing Home, Inc. seeks a Farm Assistant

25 Jan

Location: Marseilles, Illinois

Growing Home Inc. is seeking capable workers to join our rural production team in Marseilles, Illinois.  The Les Brown Memorial Farm, located about 70 miles SW of Chicago, produces organic vegetable and some fruits for a 100+ Community Supported Agriculture program, market, and direct sales.  The farm team has 7 members at peak season, and is augmented by small groups of interns from Growing Home’s Job Readiness program based in Chicago. 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