Internship posted by: The Leaflight, Inc.
Posted on: December 26, 2012
LEAFLIGHT http:www.leaflight.org/is a ten year old educational and scientific, charitable and religious 501 (c) 3 North Carolina non‑profit corporation whose mission emblazons principles and practices for sustainable development by bringing forth environmental responsibility, social justice, economic development, and ethics. The Leaflight's services include research, education, planning and policy for local, regional, state and federal agencies, non‑profits, businesses, and citizens. Since inception its major efforts and focus has been sustainable development and community food systems. Across the region we are enhancing the local/regional food system through systematic and programmatic community food security projects. Community food security is "a condition in which all community residents obtain a safe, culturally acceptable, nutritionally adequate diet through a sustainable food system that maximizes community self-reliance and social justice."
Our flagship program is N.C. 21st Century Farmers' Markets. LEAFLIGHT is the largest non-profit solely serving North Carolina's farmers' markets.
We're currently seeking a Social Media/Public Relations Intern at our Chapel Hill headquarters. If you live in Raleigh, Durham or Chapel Hill, or greater triangle area, this position is convenient for travel.
"The Social Media/Public Relations Internship is a high profile three month volunteer position. The position requires leadership experience in community outreach and media communications. Successful candidates are organized self-starters, have excellent oral and written communications skills, and are passionately committed to building sustainable and just food systems.
Intern responsibilities include:
Desired skills and qualifications:
The internship is ideal for junior professionals with bachelors and students seeking masters or PhDs whose background or experience, degree and majors include Agriculture & Earthcare; Environmental Studies & Science; Public Health and Nutrition: Social Work; Mass Communication & Journalism; Business Communications, English, Marketing, Advertising, Graphic Design, and/or related areas.
THE LEAFLIGHT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
Please send a cover letter with resume to: email@example.com
If you are interested in this program and position, but are available less than 15-30 hours/week please write to learn more about volunteer opportunities with our agency. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.leaflight.org/careers/CareersIndex.htm