Internships

Genral Internships

OFRF has an ongoing part-time internship available. Depending on our current needs and your area of interest, the postion can focus on development, communications, and/or administrative tasks. Interns can receive academic credit in exchange for 12-15 hours of work per week. While we ask interns to help us with the critical day-to-day tasks that keep our organization running, we are committed to offering interesting work and learning opportunities.

Development Activities may include:

  • foundation research and correspondence
  • proposal writing and editing
  • donor prospect research and tracking
  • online fundraising strategy creation

Administrative Activities may include:

  • participating in an ongoing effort to update and maintain our national organic grower database
  • general database entry
  • filing and other general office duties.

Communication Activities may include:

  • developing outreach materials
  • reviewing publications, media clippings and other informational materials for relevance to OFRF's work
  • responding to information requests
  • developing media citation packets
  • maintaining media contacts
  • answering phones
  • sending and tracking OFRF publication orders

For this position, OFRF seeks candidates with at least a basic understanding of organic farming and consumer issues; enthusiasm for our mission; interest in learning about nonprofit management and development; a sense of humor; and the desire to work and learn in a casual, but focused environment. Proficiency in Microsoft software products is a plus: in particular MS Word, Excel, and Access.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send a resume and letter of interest to:

Internship Coordinator OFRF
P.O. Box 440
Santa Cruz, CA 95061

or email: jobs@ofrf.org
please attach your resume in Microsoft Word or Pdf format