14 Pleasant Street
Richmond, VT 05477
Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont
Policy & Advocacy Intern 2019
The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont promotes organic practices to build an economically viable, ecologically sound and socially just Vermont agricultural system that benefit all living things.
NOFA Vermont’s mission is to create a vital Vermont food system – one that supports consumers who want to eat local, organic food year-round, farmers who want technical assistance to be the best stewards of their land and animals, and gardeners who want to grow more of their own food. To achieve our mission, NOFA Vermont works on the national, statewide, and community level to engage our audience. We have developed programs to respond to organizational goals, build relationships between producers and consumers, and advocate for the interests of Vermont’s organic farmers and eaters. For more information about NOFA-VT and its programs, visit www.nofavt.org.
The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) is seeking a Policy and Advocacy Intern for the Fall 2019 semester (September- December.) Reporting to the Policy Advisor, the Policy & Advocacy Intern will assist with research, policy development and educational initiatives related to NOFA-VT’s strategic focus on agriculture as a solution to climate change. The intern will assist with and attend our upcoming three-part on-farm soil health workshop series aimed at engaging farmers and partners in developing soil health policy solutions for Vermont. They will also conduct research on agricultural solutions to climate change, creating a toolkit to inform NOFA’s leadership in promoting organic farming as a critical tool in climate change mitigation.
NOFA-VT seeks an individual with the capacity to:
Ideal candidates are interested in food systems and are pursuing a degree in a related field.
This internship is unpaid, but students may receive credit if awarded by their educational institution. (Note that it is the student’s responsibility to arrange to receive credit for the internship.)
Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with the subject line “Policy & Advocacy Intern.”
|Date Posted||August 26th, 2019|
|Deadline||Open until filled|
|Categories||Regulations and Public Policy, Advocacy organization|
|How to Apply||Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Policy & Advocacy Intern.”|