Summer Climate Justice Fellow at 350 Vermont – You can pursue your own organizing work while gaining experience working with the team of a grassroots climate justice non-profit organization. Generally your time will be split between supporting 350VT’s mission, and (if your fellowship is more than 20 hours/week) working on an independent organizing project or related organizing work with another group.
HOPE (Helping Overcome Poverty’s Effects), a poverty-relief non-profit in Middlebury, is looking for a Middlebury College student to intern with their Local Food Access Program for summer 2021. This program seeks to increase the availability of fresh fruits and vegetables to low income families and individuals through on-farm food rescue, also know a gleaning. We seek an intern to work directly with our Food Programs Coordinator and support staff in the gleaning and distribution of local produce. Our position is entirely in-person and involves a majority of outdoor farm-related work, as well as some office work. Through this work interns will be exposed to a wide variety of community stakeholders in the charitable food system and gain knowledgeable first-hand experience in agricultural surplus management.
This position is from July-August and is unpaid. Applicants would need to ensure their own room and board. We encourage all potential applicants to apply for funding through the CCI. Interested students can apply HERE via Handshake and applications will be accepted up to March 22nd. If interested students have any questions they can contact the Center for Careers and Internships at email@example.com.
We’ve just launched the application for our next class of FoodCorps AmeriCorps service members—are you one of them?
As a service member, you’ll spend a year teaching kids about healthy food. Whether you teach virtually or in person, you’ll earn a stipend, a year’s worth of trainings and professional development resources, and a network of passionate food educators. We’re especially looking for service members who are committed to equity, inspired by strong local communities, and creative in the face of a challenge—like serving during a pandemic.
We’re accepting applications until all service member positions are filled, but we recommend applying on the early side. The sooner you apply, the sooner we’ll get back to you about the next steps.
We can’t wait to hear from you! If you have any questions about the process, don’t hesitate to drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hunger Free Vermont is hiring a Universal School Meals Campaign Manager to join the team working to make Vermont the first state in the nation to provide universal school meals, making school breakfast and lunch available to all public school students in Vermont at no charge to them or their caregivers. Under the supervision of the Advocacy and Education Director, manage and drive forward Hunger Free Vermont’s state legislative Universal School Meals Campaign. You will manage efforts to engage individuals, schools, and communities in Vermont, collaborate with partner organizations in our advocacy, and work with legislators and state officials to pass legislation. This position will also support advocacy efforts to expand universal school meals at a federal level.
There is more information about the position and the application process on their website. Applications will be accepted through February 17th. We will be conducting interviews remotely through Zoom, and are committed to modifying the process as we are able to while maintaining the health and safety of all involved if any aspect of it poses a barrier.