GRACE Communications Foundation develops innovative strategies to increase public awareness of the critical environmental and public health issues created by our current food system and to promote a more sustainable future.
We are currently seeking a person to help with the following areas:
1. The Seasonal Food Guide (SFG): (estimated 3-4 weeks)
Conduct research, data entry, and data validation, as follows:
Conduct local food and farming research for the Seasonal Food Guide project:
Seasonality of specific produce items: Conduct online research and, if necessary, call local ag extensions to collect peak season information by state for specific produce items.
Enter/update data in Excel spreadsheet from harvest calendars, online research, and phone research.
Keep track of all sources used for data
2. Photo organization, tagging, and metadata: (estimated 2 weeks)
Organize, tag, and create metadata for GRACE's extensive library of photographs, as follows:
Using general tagging structure provided to consultant, tag photos by source, quality, content, size, and other attributes as provided by supervisor.
Write photo descriptions, metadata, and captions as necessary and assigned by supervisor.
3. Contacts database cleanup and data entry/transfer: (estimated 1-2 weeks) Assist with the creation of a new press and organizations contacts database, as follows:
Combine a number of different spreadsheets into one online relational database by conducting data entry and data cleaning
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills & qualifications:
BA or BS (or on track to receive a BA or BS)
Food, gardening, or food-related horticultural knowledge