Internships

We are looking for Program Interns!

We are looking for a Programs Intern to assist the program staff in facilitating our innovative food access programs, including the Grown to Go Mobile Market, the Richmond Healthy Corner Store Initiative, and the Prescription Produce Plan. The Intern will work 10 to 20 hours a week (hours are negotiable), assisting the Program Director and other program staff in activities at a variety of program sites with mobile market operations, produce deliveries, cooking classes, food distribution, and community engagement. Additional activities may include administrative support (including data collection and input), social media outreach, and farm-based work if so desired.

The ideal candidate should have experience in volunteering or working in community-based settings. Interest or experience in food access, social justice and promoting a more equitable food system are essential. *Qualifications: Able to lift 40 pounds, creativity, flexibility, humility and a can-do-attitude.For questions please contact Analise Adams at programs@shalomfarms.org or 804.266.1914.

 

We are looking for Farm Interns!

Responsibilities: The Farm Intern will assist the farm staff (including Farm Manager, Assistant Farm Manager, Farmers in Residence, and Volunteer Coordinator) in all manner of farm work. The Farm Intern must have a strong desire to learn and a willingness to work hard. Farming or gardening experience is preferred but not required. The Farm Intern must be prepared for strenuous labor under potentially extreme weather conditions. The Farm Intern will participate in all aspects of farm life: seeding, transplanting, soil amending, harvesting, processing, packing, distribution, and more. Must have reliable transportation to and from the farm.

We are looking for interns to start asap and stay on till Thanksgiving, with the possibility to extend. The hours may be part time or full time.This position is located on our farm in Midlothian, Virginia, right off the intersection of Rt. 288 and Huguenot Trail.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until position is filled.To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to steve@shalomfarms.org

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