[montanafood_ag] paid internship in Dillon!

Crissie McMullan crissiem at ncat.org
Wed Aug 7 09:19:20 MDT 2013

University of Montana Western Campus Garden Intern 

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is seeking a part-time Campus Garden Intern to support our partnership with The University of Montana Western (UMW) Campus Garden. NCAT is a private non-profit organization that works to foster and promote sustainable technologies and systems, especially for the benefit of economically disadvantaged individuals and communities. This position is located in Dillon, Montana and will begin August 2013 and run through July 2014. 

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The position requires the equivalent of a high school degree. The successful candidate will need to be well-organized and able to work independently as well as in a team. The successful candidate will have practical experience in gardening, working with school aged children, and/or community engagement. Other qualifications include but are not limited to: 
• Ability to work with varied constituents 
• Interest in sustainable and local food systems 
• Self-starter 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES for this position include leading and working with campus leaders and community volunteers on the following goals: 
· Provide venues for educating both the UMW campus and community about all aspects of sustainable food production. 
· Increase production of vegetables in the Campus Community Garden for sale to the UMW cafeteria and donation to local food bank. 
· Increase ties with the local community and schools as a means to demonstrate UMW’s sustainability focus within the university and region. 

SALARY AND BENEFITS: $10.00 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience. 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications will be accepted through August 1, or until a suitable candidate can be identified. Early applications are encouraged and applications will be considered as they are received. All persons interested in being considered for the position must submit a cover letter highlighting their experience and skills relevant to the listed qualifications, a current resume, three professional references, and a completed NCAT application. Requests for an NCAT application and inquiries about the application process should be directed to Jerrid Burk. Incomplete applications or reference on the application to “see resume” will not be considered. Applicants interested in learning more about NCAT can visit our website at www.ncat.org for a gateway to websites and projects developed by NCAT staff. Send completed application materials to: 
Jerrid Burk 
NCAT Human Resource Specialist 
P.O. Box 3838 
Butte, MT 59702 
e-mail: jerridb at ncat.org 

NCAT values diversity and encourages minority and women applicants to apply. For additional information about NCAT please visit our website at www.ncat.org . 
It is NCAT’s policy and organizational philosophy to ensure that all of our employment practices, including recruitment and hiring, are administered for all individuals without regard to race, sex, creed, color, national origin, age, religion, marital or veterans status, disability, sexual orientation, or political affiliation. 


National Center for Appropriate Technology 
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