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Farm to Institution New England

Hartland , Vermont

Experience Type:
Position Available: Summer
Hourly Rate or Pay Range: $15.00
Application Deadline: April 28, 2017

FINE’s Farm & Sea to Campus Network focuses on engaging stakeholders who are most involved in the campus sector such as food service directors and chefs, students, faculty, sustainability coordinators, administrators, distributors, farmers, fishermen, and other advocates. We engage these individuals and organizations by:

  • Organizing a Steering Committee and 4 working groups where stakeholders can contribute to the strategy and project work of the network;
  • Hosting gatherings of stakeholders so they can network, share best practices, and lessons learned;
  • Conducting surveys of dining directors to better understand their successes and challenges;
  • Sharing stories about campuses who have successfully incorporated local foods on their menus through case studies, blog posts, and in presentations;
  • Offering recipes, toolkits, and other resources via our website;
  • Connecting farmers and institutions directly where there are opportunities, and/or creating spaces where this can happen.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

  • Brainstorm and discuss the key indicators of success for the Farm & Sea to Campus Network in New England that can be used by the Network and its working groups to assess their effectiveness over time;
  • Conduct research to capture a list of the current Farm & Sea to Campus indicators and measurement tools being used in New England (this includes FINE’s Metrics Project and Farm & Sea to Campus Survey, the Real Food Challenge Calculator, AASHE STARS, food service management company tools, and others);
  • Evaluate the existing indicators and tools and discuss their effectiveness and impact as related to the network’s indicators of success, then prepare a report that highlights their similarities and differences;
  • Create a memo that suggests potential next steps, including the identified needs for additional data collection, measurement, and analysis that can be done either in partnership with other entities or separately

Organization Details

Farm to Institution New England Farm to Institution New England 3 Linden Road Hartland , Vermont United States Website

Number of Position Openings: 3

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a resume and a brief cover letter detailing their interest in and experience related to this position. Please submit your applications to Third Sector New England by April 17th, 2017. Follow-up calls/interviews may be necessary to determine the best candidate. We hope to identify the intern by May 1st, 2017.

Application Deadline: April 28, 2017 Apply Online

Contact: Kaitlin Haskins kaitlin@farmtoinstitution.org