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Farmers Market Community Outreach Intern
Category: Horticulture


Green Spring Gardens
Alexandria, VA

Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2013

 

Description: Green Spring Gardens and the Fairfax County Farmers Markets (FCFM) invites qualified undergraduate students to apply for our 2013 summer internship program, made possible by ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program.

 

Duties of the intern include: generating weekly content for the FCFM email newsletter; coordinating activities for our summer “chef at market” series; planning events for National Farmers Market Week (August 5 – August 11, 2013); farm visits with the Farmers Market Coordinator. Learn more about our Farmers Markets at http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/wp-farm-mkt.htm.

The summer intern will have the opportunity to attend various training events sponsored by ExxonMobil, the Fairfax County Park Authority and the Horticulture Consortium of the Greater Washington Area.

 

Compensation: Interns will be temporary, part-time employees of the Fairfax County Park Authority. Compensation is $10.46/hour for up to 35 hours per week. Start date is May 20, 2013; end date is August 16, 2013. 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. Applicants will attend various training and volunteer events with ExxonMobil and Volunteer Fairfax. Family members of ExxonMobil and Volunteer Fairfax employees are ineligible for this internship.

 

To Apply: Please send email to Mary Olien, mary.olien@fairfaxcounty.gov. In your email please tell us why you are interested in this internship , describe your qualifications and attach your resume. Deadline March 1, 2013.

 

 

Green Spring Gardens

4603 Green Spring Road • Alexandria, VA 22312 • (703) 642-5173

Fax: (703) 642-8095 • TTY: (703) 324-3354 • www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/greenspring

FCPA is an equal opportunity employer. A publication of Fairfax County, VA.

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