Central Mass Grown: Buy Local Food Non-profit Organization

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Central Mass Grown
2 Washington Square - Union Station
Worcester, MA
Posted: February 24 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Central Mass Grown (CMG) is a new initiative, born out of the need to highlight the farms of Central Massachusetts. Our organization’s mission is to promote the purchase of local agricultural products and to foster the education about its benefits to health, communities, the economy, and the environment.

Central Mass Grown is in need of support to administer the activities of this new non-profit. Tasks include: recruiting new members; distributing market-demand research; developing farm member profiles; representing and promoting the organization and its members at agricultural events; assisting in producing video tours of member farms and restaurants; event planning; member promotion on social media formats; updating member listings; and more.

Responsibilities

Interns will be required to attend Office hours one day a week for the first couple of weeks. After that, interns will be able to connect remotely to their Office computer through their own laptop or computer.

The intern, along with CMG Administrators and Board of Director Members will identify the best fit task for the intern, and develop a project outline. Interns will be expected to make consistent progress in whatever task they are assigned and report back to CMG Administrators weekly.

Requirements

Communication Degree students or graduates, Community Development students or graduates, Regional Planning students or graduates, or a student or graduate of a related field, are highly favored.

Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel a must. Experience with Wordpress, Microsoft Publisher, and Adobe In-design, Adobe Photoshop, or Adobe Illustrator a plus. Experience in making videos also a plus.

Skills

Required - English language skills, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, WordPress
Preferred - Microsoft Publisher, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop

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