Internship for Community Composters - Food2Soil

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Sarah Boltwala-Mesina

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Community Composter Internship - Unpaid
32 hours spread over January 2018 through April 2018
Average of 2 hours every week or 4 hours every other week.

Food2Soil is a people-powered approach to recovering value from waste. Our programs build community capacity to divert foodscraps, replenish our local soil and create jobs in the process. Our compost technicians are ‘Soil Growers’ for their community. More information about us www.food2soil.net. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @ food2soil.

During this internship you will work as an assistant to a lead community composter. You will learn the steps in the process of composting beginning from collection of foodscraps to distribution and sale of finished compost.  Upon successful completion of the program you will have the opportunity to take on a paid position with Food2Soil by starting a new community composting hub.

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about people-powered and enterprise based solutions to waste diversion and soil regeneration. An ideal candidate is one who is disciplined, enjoys learning in an hands on manner, loves the outdoors (sun and rain) and being around people. You must be physically fit and able to lift weights.

This is an unpaid 32 hour internship spread over 4 months from January 2018 through April 2018. If accepted into the program you will be required to commit to a set schedule of 2 hours every week or 4 hours every other week. 

Application Process
Email a current resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this internship and how this fits within your life and interests. Details on how you will use this experience to start a community composting hub in your neighborhood will receive favorable consideration. 

Deadline to submit applications January 3, 2018. Decisions will be made on a rolling basis so interested candidates are encouraged to apply early. We have 4 internships available.

Email materials to in...@food2soil.net with the Subject: Application for Community Composting Internship.
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