Summer Farmers Market Intern Job Opening

Farmers Market Food Justice Intern

This part time, paid position entails helping at the Farmers & Artisans Market on Saturdays and once a week on a weekday at the Sustainable Nantucket office. June 9 through October 13 @ $13.00/hour for 10 hours per week.

Duties: Assists the Market Manager in running the Farmers & Artisans Market downtown, 19 Saturdays, 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., plus one Saturday on July 7 only 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and up to 3 hours of office work per week tallying food stamp sales, conducting outreach to low income communities, and posting on social media. Responsibilities include Market set-up and breakdown, staffing Sustainable Nantucket information table, running food stamp program, greeting visitors, answering questions, counting visitors, & selling non-profit merchandise.

Requirements

  • Must be available June 8th – October 14th
  • Must be an early-riser on Saturdays.
  • Interest in learning about agriculture and about the local food system.
  • Desire to learn or improve food justice and outreach skills.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather performing repetitive, physical tasks, such as carrying heavy items, counting visitors.
  • Driver’s License.
  • Housing already secured on Nantucket Island preferred.


To apply please send resume and cover letter to: market@sustainablenantucket.org