Position: Communications and Programs Intern
Type: 8-month paid contract/internship (30 years and under, see below)
Organization: National Farmers Union-Ontario
Location: flexible/anywhere in Ontario for the right candidate
Communications and Programs Intern
The National Farmers Union-Ontario is looking for a qualified intern who is passionate about local and sustainable food and farming systems. The primary duties of the Communications and Programs intern will fall into four categories; likely tasks are noted below but exact work will depend on the aptitudes of the successful candidate.
This position is funded by Agriculture and Agri-food Canada through the Agricultural Youth Green Jobs Initiative. Candidates must
The Ideal Candidate has some combination of the following skill sets:
Hours & Rate of Pay:
This is a eight-month, full-time contract for 35 hours per week with anticipated start in September 2017. Pay is $15/hour with the location to be decided.
Send your cover letter detailing how your skills, experience, and education fit with this position, along with your resume, in Word or PDF format to Sarah Bakker, NFU-O General Manager at:
with the subject line “Communications and Programs Intern” by Wednesday, June 21 at 5:00 p.m.
Only those applicants to be invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
About the National Farmers Union - Ontario
The NFU-O works towards the development of economic and social policies that will maintain small and medium sized family farms as the primary food-producers in Ontario and in Canada. The NFU-O believes that agriculture should be economically, socially and environmentally sustainable and should lead to enriched soils, biodiverse natural ecosystems, financially-viable farms, high quality, healthy and safe food for people, thriving rural communities, and a more beautiful countryside.
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FoodWork ID: 40895 Date posted to FoodWork.ca: Jun 9 2017