Organizational Development Internship - Food

Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition

Long-Term Project

Date and Location
08/30/2013 - 05/19/2014
 
Days of Work: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Time(s) of Day: No Preference
Address: 4400 Vestal Parkway E
Binghamton, NY 13902

Project Details
 
Project Category: Internship, Group Project, Other (Unpaid)
Weekly Hours: 6-10
People Needed: 1-2
Seeking: No Preference
Project Description

Target Projects • Many Hands Food Co-op o Develop a community-owned grocery store to provide access to healthy, affordable food, support local farmers and producers, create local jobs, and enhance the community. • Events • Meet the Farmer – Dinner event that brings together community members, local farms, and local restaurants and provides a model for local sourcing and its economic effects. Position Objectives – Are you competent in more than one of these areas? Work with a team of interns and professionals to: • Research business development models for buy local networks and cooperative businesses • Assist in event planning • Draft business plan (Pro Formas), feasibility studies, and site selection processes • Negotiate and network with local businesses, farmers, producers, and community members • Manage grant appropriation, Quick Books, General Ledger • Engage in business promotion; membership and organizational recruitment General Qualifications • Interest in sustainable economic development, social equity, and building better communities • Experience in business development • Ability to act as an independent “self-starter” Time Commitment: May be tailored to the students’ schedules and availability. Design the Internship for academic credit. Stipend is available in limited circumstances. Submit cover letter describing relevant skills, experiences, as well as career objectives. Benefits • Make a difference in the local community! • Gain experience in business development and planning. • Apply learned skills in a real-world situation while acquiring new skills. • Add depth and richness to your résumé and/or prepare for a rewarding future career. • Enjoy a flexible schedule—work from home, on your computer. • Acquire experience working with a non-profit organization. • Earn credits to apply toward your degree.


Requirements
 
Training Required: NO
Immunization Proof: NO
Application Needed: YES (submit cover and resume)


Project Contact Information
Project Contact

Contact Name
David Currie (Executive Director)

Email
dcurriebrsc@gmail.com

Phone
205-8732

Mailing Address
PO Box 907
Binghamton NY 13902

This project was posted by
Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition

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