Fairfax County Farmers Markets Intern
Green Spring Gardens and the Fairfax County Farmers Markets (FCFM) invites qualified undergraduate students to apply for our 2021 summer internship program. We are seeking an intern who can assist in promoting the Farmers Markets, supporting SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program), and coordinating logistics in preparation for National Farmers Market week, and other promotional events. Must be available August 1-10 for Farmers Market Week and months preceding for planning purposes.
Duties of the intern include (but not limited to):
1. Event coordination and implementation (Farmers Market Week)
2. Marketing/newsletter assistance
3. Developing and conducting surveys
4. Inventory management for Farmers Market materials
5. Market Manager as needed
6. Attend and report on Fairfax Food Council/Urban Ag Working Group meetings.
Compensation: The intern will be a temporary, part-time employee of the Fairfax County Park Authority. Compensation is $11.43/hour for up to 300 hours. Applicants should be able to work a flexible schedule.
Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a two or four-year college and be able to provide written enrollment
verification. Students who graduated within the 2017-2018 academic year are still eligible.
Applicants must be able to provide for their own transportation.
To Apply: Send resume to Jessica Nassif at Jessica.Nassif@fairfaxcounty.gov