Boston Area Gleaners Internship

Position: Intern

When: Summer 2015, June through August

Commitment: 10-15 hours per week

Recompense: Unpaid except in extra produce, gained experience, and references.

Benefits: Get to know the local food shed, and gain valuable experience working for a small, community-supported, agriculturally related, hunger-relief non-profit. Our work addresses food security and access issues, nutrition, local farming, and resource management.

Expectations and Responsibilities:

This is a supportive position in a small organization. The intern will be assigned research projects that will assist us in continuing to build a fully informed picture of the active components of our supply chain. Strong writing skills will also lend to producing work for media and publications. Other duties will vary so flexibility is expected.

The Ideal Candidate will bring an/a:

  • Excellent ability to communicate.
  • Strong use of Excel and a good ability to collect and compile data.
  • Creative and intuitive use of data as it relates to our mission.
  • Ability to work independently on assigned projects and meet deadlines.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Filing and other routine office work.
  • Reliable transportation (some assignments require local travel).
  • Access to or ownership of a personal computer or laptop.
  • Pitch-in work style.
  • Three good references.

Please send your resume and a letter of interest to: Duck Caldwell, Executive Director at The position will remain open until filled.

Greater Boston Area